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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a DOE-Labor Working group that will help unions maximize job creation as states develop Clean Power Plan compliance plans. The partnership is with the DOE, Utility Workers Union of America, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and United Steelworkers. The Quadrennial Energy Review noted that the energy sector is expected to produce 1.5 million new jobs over the next 15 years.
  • Bigbelly, Inc., the leader in smart waste and recycling management, today announced it has established a wholly-owned UK subsidiary effective August 1, 2015. The subsidiary, operating as Bigbelly UK, will have flagship offices in Bath, England, and will now directly serve all existing and future UK-based Bigbelly customers.
  • Abengoa and Toshiba Corporation, have been selected as preferred bidders to build the Tees Renewable Energy Plant owned by MGT Teesside. This will be the world’s newly built largest power and steam from biomass plant, and will be located in the Port of Teesside, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom. It will have a capacity of 299 MW of electricity and steam, both for self-sufficiency and to be exported to nearby industry and users.
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