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Joanna Schroeder

  • Power is expanding its renewable generation portfolio with an agreement to team on another utility-scale solar electric generating farm, this time with solar provider Origis Energy. The company, and Origis, are working to develop a 52 MW solar project on 485 acres in Sumrall, Miss. pending approval by the Mississippi Public Service Commission.
  • More than 104,000 Illinois residents now work in the clean energy sector, according to a new report released today called “Clean Jobs Illinois”. The report found employment in the Illinois clean energy economy grew by 7.8 percent the past 15 months alone, with more than 7,500 new clean energy jobs added statewide.
  • Renmatix has announced that it has acquired existing assets of the former Mascoma corporation’s 56,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Rome, NY. The new Feedstock Processing Facility is dedicated to the first step in conversion to cellulosic sugar (from different types of biomass materials) utilizing proprietary Plantrose process conditions. The FPF opened officially on April 20, 2015, as the third U.S. location for Renmatix.
  • Finavera Wind Energy Inc. has announced it has signed a Share Purchase Agreement to acquire 100% of the equity of Solar Alliance of America, Inc., thus entering the U.S. market. Under the terms of the Agreement, Finavera will acquire Solar Alliance for 11,915,238 shares of the Company and contingent payments of up to $4 million USD in cash comprised of up to four installments of $1 million USD.
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