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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1The University of Georgia Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Career and Internship Fair is on the horizon. It takes places at the University of Georgia, Athens Campus, Tate Student Canter, Grand Hall, 5th Floor on Thursday, October 8, 2015 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm. Click here for more information and to register.
  • As Massachusetts homeowners continue to install solar at a record pace, Solar to the People has released a study examining the price of solar across the Bay State. The purpose of the study is to create more price transparency for Massachusetts homeowners who are considering solar. Key findings include: the average price of installing residential solar in Massachusetts in the first part of 2015 was $20,180, after rebates and incentives; this price equates to $2,776 / kW (kilowatt) installed, after incentives and rebates; and rebates and incentives reduced the cost of home solar by 38%.
  • Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) has received a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity from the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) authorizing construction of the Spoon River Transmission Project, including approval of a final route for the transmission line. This transmission project, estimated to cost approximately $150 million, is directly aligned with Ameren’s goals of providing reliable, efficient and environmentally responsible energy.
  • Tri Global Energy, LLC, has announced the sale of the wind development assets of Hale Community Energy LLC (HCE) to a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC. Tri Global Energy is the developer and a manager of Hale County Wind Farm, Cotton Wind Farms, Lakeview Wind Farms and East Mound Renewable Energy – the wind farms included in the Hale Community Energy project portfolio.
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