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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Iberdrola Renewables announced it has resumed full construction of the El Cabo Wind Farm in Torrance County, New Mexico. The 298 MW project will feature up to 149 wind turbines and is slated for commercial operation in the second half of 2017. The on-site construction effort will now ramp back up, including civil and road work on the combined 56,000 acre project area comprised of private and state trust land managed by the New Mexico State Land Office.
  • The Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is hosting a webinar, “Advanced Energy Year in Review: Everything You Need to Know About Advanced Energy Policy in 2015,” on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 1 pm ET. Robert Keough, AEE’s VP of Communications, will lead a virtual panel of advanced energy experts on key policy developments from around the country. The panel will share their insight on EPA’s Clean Power Plan, New York REV, net metering, FERC 745, RPS/EERS battles in the states, and California’s SB 350.
  • As part of Masdar’s Innovation Week activities, Masdar, BP and Masdar Institute launched The Catalyst, the region’s first technology startup accelerator focused on sustainability and clean tech. The Catalyst, which is supported by $5 million in funding from BP, will help startups accelerate their business through funding, training and mentorship.
  • Enerkem Inc., a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, has been selected by the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Institut national de la propriété industrielle to take part in Solutions COP21, a major public event featuring innovative solutions put forward by some sixty companies from around the world to fight climate change. The Solutions COP21 exhibition will be held from December 4 to 11 at the Grand Palais in Paris, at the same time as the United Nations Conference on Climate Change.
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