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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1GE’s Power Conversion business has been chosen by Pacifico Energy to provide its Brillance solar skid solutions for its mega-solar project in Furukawa. By partnering with some of the country’s largest projects, GE is at the forefront of helping Japan realize its solar energy production targets. GE’s involvement in the 56.9-megawatt direct current (DC) Furukawa mega-solar project, closely following the recently awarded Hosoe solar project, demonstrates GE’s commitment to continue to grow the sector.
  • A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) aims to assist countries in their transition to renewable energy-based power systems. The Age of Renewable Power, released today on the sidelines of the Innovation for Cool Earth Forum in Tokyo, identifies 20 measures that can be taken to support the development of national roadmaps to integrate variable renewables. It also highlights lessons learned by countries already pursuing a power system transformation.
  • According to UNICA ethanol production reached 1.99 billion liters in the second half of September – 799.48 million liters of anhydrous ethanol and 1.19 billion liters of hydrated ethanol – with a growth of 27.45% compared to same period in 2014. In the period from the beginning of the season until the end of the month, the production volume totaled 20.19 billion liters, with 12.70 billion liters of hydrated ethanol and 7.49 billion liters of anhydrous ethanol.
  • Colorado Cleantech Industries Association, together with partners at Clean Edge and the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies have released The Colorado Clean Tech Landscape report. The report highlights Colorado’s leadership across the cleantech landscape and points to significant opportunities for advancement.
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