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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Louisiana-based Keystone Engineering Inc. has been awarded the contract to design the meteorological mast tower foundation for US Wind Inc’sMaryland offshore wind lease area. The US Wind met mast will be the first structure installed as part of its planned commercial-scale wind farm capable of generating 500 MW of power in the 80,000 acre area 15 miles off the coast of Maryland. The wind farm is expected to provide energy to around 300,000 homes.
  • Georgia Power has announced that the company has opened 11 new electric vehicle (EV) charging islands to the public. The new charging islands, located at Georgia Power properties across the state, mark the completion of the first phase of planned charging infrastructure being developed by the company which will include approximately 61 community charging islands for public use statewide by the end of 2016. Click here for a list of all their EV charging locations.
  • FirstEnergy Corp. has announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) to purchase both Ohio-compliant Solar Renewable Energy Credits (SRECs) and Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for its Ohio utilities – Ohio Edison, Cleveland Electric Illuminating and Toledo Edison. The purchases will help meet the Companies’ 2015 renewable energy targets established under Ohio’s alternative energy law. The following amounts are being sought: 6,800 SRECs and 233,000 RECs.
  • Fisker Automotive and Technology Group has announced a name change to Karma Automotive. The company also launched its new website, including a video that reveals its new logo at
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