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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Global Bioenergies has joined aireg – Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany. The company, which is currently developing its demonstration plant in Leuna, Germany, will soon be able to produce alternative jet fuel from sugars. Through their cooperation both organizations plan to expedite the market uptake of renewable, low-carbon fuels in the aviation sector.
  • DEINOVE and Tyton BioEnergy Systems have announced they have entered into a technological and commercial partnership. The main goal of the partnership is to combine Tyton’s energy tobacco feedstock, process and production infrastructure with DEINOVE’s Deino-based fermentation solutions in order to produce green chemical compounds of high commercial value.
  • SunEdison has announced the successful installation and operation of eight solar systems for India’s Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). The newly finished Badarpur-Faridabad line is the first metro line in the DMRC network to integrate solar into the design of the buildings. The solar systems are built on the roofs of the stations and depot and are expected to generate 1.9 MW of solar energy.
  • Jointly organized by the African Development Bank / Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa), the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency and the Climate Technology Initiative – Private Financing Advisory Network, the second West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF2) business plan competition will take place at AfDB Abidjan headquarters, September 17, 2015 as part of the ECOWAS Sustainable Energy & Investment High Level Forum. WAFCEF2, will feature 10 West African clean energy projects carefully selected as finalists in a West African region-level contest.
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