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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Solexel, a leading US-based producer of high-performance solar PV technology, has successfully finalised a round of financing that included Riyadh Valley Company, the venture capital investment arm of King Saud University of Saudi Arabia. Through investor introduction services provided by naseba, the investment will be used to help transition Solexel into revenue. Solexel’s innovative high performance, lightweight solar PV panels deliver low cost energy.
  • The annual Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, hosted by the Dutch Postcode Lottery, announced five green start-ups still in the running to win the grand prize of approximately US $535,000 for their sustainability business plans. Among the five are two U.S. based start-ups, Muufri and Evrnu. Other start-ups include Ooho! from the United Kingdom and two start-ups from the Netherlands, Land Life Company and Fleet Cleaner. On September 10, 2015 the five finalists will present their green business plans in front of an international panel of experts in Amsterdam.
  • Infocast is proud to announce the debut of Renewable Energy Asset Management 2015, which will take place in Carlsbad, CA, on October 6-7, 2015. The event will focus on the exploration of strategies to optimize the performance, financial returns, and valuation of renewable energy assets portfolios.
  • amp Trillium has announced the opening of a new public-access compressed natural gas station in Newport, TN. The station is conveniently located on Highway 2570 near I-40, making it an ideal place for CNG-powered trucks and cars to refuel as they travel through eastern Tennessee. This location will serve all CNG vehicles 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It can also fuel multiple Class-8 trucks simultaneously with Trillium CNG’s proprietary fast-fill hydraulic intensifier compressors, which efficiently pump 7-12 gallons of CNG fuel per minute, similar to diesel fueling rates.
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