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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1The Andersons, Inc. have announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Pat Bowe, formerly Corporate Vice President of Cargill, Inc., to succeed Mike Anderson as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective Nov. 2, 2015. Mr. Anderson will remain as the Company’s Chairman of the Board. Mr. Bowe will also be appointed to The Andersons Board of Directors.
  • ScottMadden has released The Energy Industry Update. Themed “Strange Brew: Adapting to Changing Fundamentals,” this Update examines a broad array of strategic issues, including: a review of the trends in the community solar market, the different models for its deployment, and the long-term outlook for community solar in the United States; insights drawn from the just-released EPA Clean Power Plan reducing emissions of CO2 from existing power plants—the significant changes from the proposed rule and their implications; and a view of the NY Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiatives—where NY is headed, the key issues being addressed, and what REV may mean for the industry.
  • Consumers Energy has entered into a long-term agreement with Geronimo Energy to buy electricity from the 100 MW Apple Blossom Wind Farm, located in Huron County, which plans to start construction next year. As part of this agreement, Consumers Energy will have a future option to purchase the wind farm.
  • PowerFin Partners, a solar development firm based in Austin and San Antonio Texas, has announced SolarHost, a pilot program with CPS Energy that will allow participants to host PV systems on their rooftops in exchange for credits on their energy bill. Working under a power purchase agreement with CPS Energy, PowerFin will install and operate 10 MW of rooftop solar on homes and businesses throughout the CPS Energy service territory. Interested CPS Energy customers can sign up to join the program by going to
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