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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Greenbelt Resources Corporation has been nominated to receive a 2015 Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award. Founded in partnership with Los Angeles Business Journal in 2010, the honors are awarded annually on the basis of accomplishment in a range of fields. The 2015 event, “Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Symposium and Awards,” will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills on November 18, 2015.
  • Biomass Supplies (Pvt) Ltd, based in Sri Lanka, is producing biomass from branches pruned from live fences of Gliricidia trees. The company, which works with 30,000 small farmers who have planted 60 million new trees, is the first smallholder project to earn RSB certification in South East Asia.
  • Green Plains Inc. has announced that it has completed the acquisition of an ethanol facility located in Hereford, Texas. The Hereford facility is the company’s fourteenth ethanol plant, bringing Green Plains’ total production capacity to more than 1.2 billion gallons per year. The company expects to offer the facility’s transportation and storage assets to its master limited partnership, Green Plains Partners LP.
  • Plug Power Inc. has announced it has been named to Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500, a listing of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Plug Power revenue grew 132 percent during the period from 2011 to 2014.
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