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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Gevo, Inc. has announced the appointment of Johannes Minho Roth to Gevo’s Board of Directors. Roth is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of FiveT Capital Holding AG, a Zurich based independent asset management firm, established in 2006, that specializes in investment solutions for high net worth clients, family offices and institutional investors. Roth is also a member of the Board of Directors for Plug Power Inc. Ganesh “Kish” Kishore who joined the Board in 2008, will resign from the Board after many years of service to the Company.
  • Shunfeng International Clean Energy Ltd. (SFCE) has announced a strategic cooperation agreement with the NARI Group Corporation. Under the agreement, SFCE and NARI Group will focus on joint development and deployment of the cutting-edge technologies and commercialized applications in clean energy sector, total collaboration in the PV power plants development and construction, and co-promotion of smart city and low carbon solutions around the world.
  • Ampt LLC, a leader in power conversion technology for solar power plant optimization, has announced $20 million in Series C funding and $5 million in working capital to support continued growth. The funding will be used to expand production and accelerate global sales and partnership activities, as well as to support ongoing product innovation. The funding round was led by Bohemian Investments – a prominent investment firm named 2014 Investor of the Year by the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association. Existing strategic investor and co-founder of Ampt, Doug Schatz, also participated in the round through the Schatz Family Trust.
  • JuiceBox Energy recently graduated its 50th solar energy storage installer as part of their certified installer network. The Certified Installer Program is building a network of highly qualified solar installers to design and install safe and code-compliant residential energy storage systems. The one day class is a mix of classroom presentation and practical labs and covers battery fundamentals, JuiceBox value streams, site design and finishes with an actual installation. Graduation includes a certification and a commitment by JuiceBox and the installer to work together to bring the JuiceBox system to their home markets.
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