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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Greenbelt Resources Corporation has announced that it received a new Purchase Order expanding the scope of work being performed for California-based EcoPAS to manufacture its Passive Alcohol System (PAS) – a revolutionary pollution control device that captures and transforms gaseous ethanol emissions into quality spirit products. In addition to manufacturing the full-scale PAS that will be utilized in a commercial winery later this year, Greenbelt Resources will now also manufacture the manifold system used to aggregate and deliver the exhaust gases containing the ethanol vapor stream to the PAS unit.
  • Growing Energy Labs, San Mateo County Community College District, and Prospect Silicon Valley, through the Bay Area Climate Collaborative program, have been awarded a $2,999,601 grant from the California Energy Commission to partner with the College of San Mateo for the “Internet of Energy” demonstration project. The College of San Mateo Internet of Energy Project project will deploy two integrated solar PV and energy storage systems that are expected to save the college $150,000 annually.
  • The city of Cologne has signed a contract to power up to 100 percent of its city facilities’ energy needs from Community Solar. The energy will be generated by over 2,700put solar panels in SunShare’s solar gardens currently under development through the Xcel Energy’s Solar Rewards Community program.
  • The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has launched the first SEIA Residential Consumer Guide to Solar Power. Available online, the free guide offers those interested in solar power a one-stop shop to better understand the basics of solar energy and ownership options, and includes key questions to ask solar installers before entering a transaction. The guide is a result of a joint effort of the leading companies across the solar industry and complements SEIAs existing Code of Ethics by which all SEIA members abide.
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