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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) has now announced that it will become an Independent Power Producer (IPP) in all 50 States. The company will become one of the largest independent power producers in the nation by selling the majority of the power produced from the company’s 2016 solar farm projects directly to the end user and provide a win/win situation for both ISS and well as the customers of the company’s power.
  • Panasonic has announced it was awarded a competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The funding will be used to develop a technology that aims to lower the cost of solar photovoltaic systems, improve their performance and ultimately help to reduce use of fossil fuels.
  • Yingli Green Energy Europe GmbH and Namene Energy International Limited, a leading renewable energy solutions developer focused on West Africa, have formed a new joint venture, Yingli Namene West Africa Limited. The new venture aims to develop a total of MV of utility-scale solar projects and up to 50 MW of commercial rooftop projects in Ghana and neighboring countries over the coming years and Yingli Europe will serve as the JV’s preferred solar panel supplier.
  • UBM India will host the 9th edition of its flagship event, Renewable Energy India Expo (REI) from September 23-25th at the India Expo Center, Greater Noida. REI is a global platform where India’s green economy community including overseas participants will congregate to discuss industry trends, challenges and market insights including the Indian regulatory framework. The event aims to further upscale and mainstream the applications of renewable energy resources, showcase innovations, product launches and enrich the deliberation through international exhibition and conference platform.
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