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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1NREL is hosting a free Webinar, “Shared Solar Continues to Trend: Market Update and Implementation Questions,” June 18, 2015 from 2:00–3:00 p.m. ET. In this webinar, Adam Capage, will discuss answers to some of the most frequently asked questions related to utilities and their move to community solar. Questions that will be answered include how to mitigate supply risks, how to set pricing, and best practices for marketing. David Feldman will present his recent forecast of community solar market potential through 2020.
  • A week after the G7 Summit and in advance of COP21 (the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris in late 2015), renowned experts met at the first-ever Berlin Investment Forum. Organized by Der Tagesspiegel newspaper and Wermuth Asset Management around the theme of “Climate Change and Global Asset Allocation,” 150 delegates discussed the impacts of climate change as well as financial opportunities and risks posed by the worldwide energy transition.
  • Whirlpool Corporation has broken ground on the Findlay Wind Farm, an $18 million “Wind for Industry” project, financed by One Energy, which provides energy solutions for large electric consumers. The wind farm will have five wind turbines with Whirlpool utilizing two and nearby Ball Company using three. The turbines are expected to offset an estimated 22% of the Whirlpool’s electric consumption.
  • For the fifth year in a row, Georgia Power is joining with other energy companies, auto manufacturers and Commissioner Tim Echols of the Georgia Public Service Commission to support the Georgia Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Roadshow that is now underway. This year Georgia Power is highlighting its electric transportation program including EV charger rebates for residential and business customers and new public charging infrastructure currently being installed across the state.
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