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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Simply Voting Inc. has announced that it has chosen clean, pollution-free energy for its Canadian facilities through Bullfrog Power. Bullfrog’s green electricity comes from a blend of wind and low-impact hydro power sourced from new Canadian renewable energy facilities.
  • Harvest Power, Inc. has announced that it has received investor commitment for $20 million in new funding that will propel the company into its five-year growth plan. In addition, Christian G. Kasper has been appointed Harvest’s CEO, replacing Kathleen Ligocki who has recently accepted a CEO role at another company. Harvest Power creates a more sustainable future by helping communities across North America better manage and beneficially re-use their organic waste through the production of renewable energy, soils, mulches and natural fertilizers.
  • EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) has closed on the transaction to sell a 50 percent interest in the 194 MW Spinning Spur 3 Wind Project to a fund managed by BlackRock’s Infrastructure Investment Group. This transaction is the third of five signed agreements between BlackRock and EDF Renewable Energy to close. The remaining projects, Roosevelt (250 MW) and Milo (49.65 MW) wind projects, will close upon completion of construction and tax-equity financing.
  • Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) has announced that it has successfully acquired an 8% stake in TransAlta Renewables, Inc., an Alberta-based clean power generation company, for the purchase price of CAD $200 million from TransAlta Corporation. In doing so, AIMCo becomes the second largest shareholder in TransAlta Renewables. The transaction is expected to close on November 26, 2015.
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