BioEnergy Bytes

Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1An upcoming episode of “In America” will cover the topic of water power and dams. The episode will be hosted by famous actor and voice-over specialist, James Earl Jones. The purpose of this episode is to inform viewers about how we obtain electricity from water. It’ll also cover the history of hydro-electric power and the future of associated endeavors.
  • IKEA has announced it officially has ‘flipped-the-switch’ on a fuel cell system installed at its retail location in Emeryville, CA. Slightly larger than the physical size of a commercial back-up generator, the 300-kW system will operate on biogas and produce approximately 2,497,651 kWh of electricity annually for the store. Combined with the solar energy system installed atop the store in 2011, these fuel cells will help generate more than a majority of the store’s energy onsite.
  • RGS Energy has completed the previously announced $5 million offering of units consisting of its Class A common stock and Series F common stock warrant at a price of $3.65 per unit.
  • The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) has launched a digital ad campaign thanking Rep. Cheri Bustos for her vote against Rep. Whitfield’s H.R. 2042, gutting the EPA’s Clean Power Plan. The $20,000 digital ad campaign aims to hold Members of Congress, including Rep. Bustos, accountable for their votes last week on Rep. Whitfield’s bill.
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