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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Gevo has announced that Ruth Dreessen, a Director since 2012, has been named Chairman of the Board, and that Shai Weiss, Director and Chairman, has stepped down from the Board of Directors. These changes will take effect immediately. In addition, Gary Mize, Director since 2011, will assume the role of Audit Committee Chairman.
  • DuPont recently completed a five-year field study on the performance of solar panels from around the world, and Dr. Alex Bradley, Principal Investigator, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions, shares those findings in PV Tech’s special PV Power issue. Learn what to look for – and what to specify – to help ensure your solar panels will provide safe and reliable power output for their 25 year expected lifetime, to protect your solar investments.
  • Coronal Group and Panasonic Eco Solutions in North America (Panasonic) announced a strategic investment in Blue Oak Energy, a solar engineering and construction company. This investment will allow Blue Oak Energy to expand its depth and breadth to meet the growing demand from its customer base. Blue Oak Energy will continue to operate as an independent entity under the leadership of its Founder and CEO, Tobin Booth.
  • The African Renewable Energy Fund (AREF) announced during the African Development Bank’s “Energy Week” that it successfully reached its final close at its hard cap, with US $200 million of committed capital to support small- to medium-scale projects, with investment at the final close from European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund (GEEREF), among other investors.
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