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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1SunPower extended its industry leadership in environmental sustainability by earning industry accolades for green initiatives implemented at the company’s solar panel manufacturing plant in the Philippines. Recognition included Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, as well as a 2015 Excellence in Ecology and Economy (E3) Award from the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  • Keystone Engineering Inc. has been named the winner of this year’s prestigious Be Inspired Award for Offshore Innovation for its role in the Block Island Wind Farm. The award honors the work of organizations advancing infrastructure design, construction, and operations throughout the world. This year there were more than 360 nominations for Be Inspired Awards from organizations in 55 countries.
  • E.ON Solar has announced that Maricopa West, a 20 MW solar project located in Southern California, has completed the construction phase and is set to become fully operational.
  • According to a new research report from, the increasing need for environmental sustainability and energy independence is driving the biorefinery market growth globally, between the period of 2014 and 2019. This is mainly due to its ability to generate energy and fuel through the use of biomass. The global market for biorefineries is fueled by the acceptance of biofuels in mainstream usage and is envisaged to surpass USD 790 million by 2019.
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