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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1ET Solar, through its Latin American subsidiary, ET Solar Chile has announced it has formed a consortium with WEG, one of Brazil’s most prestigious industrial companies. The consortium will deliver professional, turnkey PV solutions for the growing Brazilian market.
  • The Economist Events is hosting the Energy Summit 2015 at The HAC in London on November 4-5th 2015. The Energy Summit will unite senior representatives from the supermajors, independents and national oil companies with executives from the utility and renewable sectors, together with policy makers, economists and academics. With major changes taking place across the energy sector due to the fall in oil price, the introduction of new regulation, innovation in technology, the shale gas boom and the exploitation of new energy sources, the industry has to decide what new initiatives and technologies to embrace to achieve a secure, affordable and sustainable energy supply.
  • The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has announced that the AfDB would nearly triple its annual climate financing to reach $5 billion a year by 2020. AfDB’s climate spending will increase to 40% of its total new investments by 2020.
  • An October 23 webinar, the first in a series of three for fall 2015, will present in-depth information on the $5.88 million Waste to Wisdom project and its efforts to better utilize forest residues for the production of bioenergy and bio-products. Waste to Wisdom is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy under the Biomass Research and Development Initiative program, Award Number DE-EE0006297, and is led by Humboldt State University with support from 15 regional partners.
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