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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Consumers Energy is moving forward with plans to add new sources of renewable energy in Michigan, launching its community solar program called Solar Gardens. Solar Gardens is the first program of its kind for Consumers Energy, and customers will be able to participate.
  • Solar3D, a provider of solar power solutions and the developer of a proprietary high efficiency solar cell, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Elite Solar, a Durham, California-based solar systems provider. The purchase is a continuation of Solar3D’s aggressive growth-by-acquisition strategy, which is intended to boost the company’s top line revenue as well as operating earnings.
  • The SunPower facility in Mexicali, Mexico, that produces Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver solar panels has earned Landfill-Free Verification from NSF Sustainability, a division of the global nonprofit public health organization NSF International. With this recognition, SunPower continues to establish its sustainability leadership by demonstrating that 99 percent of the waste generated from the company’s operations in Mexicali is diverted from landfills. The facility is also the first of any industry in Mexico to be third-party verified as landfill-free.
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