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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Ocean Energy Europe, the industry group for ocean renewable energy in Europe, exceeded 100 members when Wavepower, Marine Power Systems and Mojo Maritime joined as members. They join a growing list of industry representatives uniting behind a common plan for industrialising the ocean energy sector.
  • The Waste Conversion Development & Finance Summit is scheduled September 29 to October 1, 2015, at the Law Offices of Baker & McKenzie in Chicago, IL. According to a study conducted by Grand View Research in early January 2015, the global WTE market is expected to reach $37 billion by 2020. The three-day event, hosted by InfoCast, will focus on the development and financing of the projected market.
  • SkyPower, under the guidance of the Government of Kenya, will distribute two million solar kits to homes and working families across the nation currently without access to electricity. The portable SkyPower Home solar kits include a solar panel and an inverter to help Kenyans harness the power of the sun. The home solar kits include LED bulbs, a fan, USB charging capabilities and a radio that will be powered and recharged by the sun.
  • VIASPACE Inc. has announced that it has completed the engineering and design work for a 2 MW biogas power plant in Papua New Guinea for Clean Energy Solutions Pacific (CES). The CES project located in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is to own and operate a biogas power plant and Giant King Grass plantation that delivers reliable, 24/7 electricity to the grid to meet the customer demand profile, under a power purchase agreement from the government electricity company.
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