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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will present recent reports on carbon mitigation in the U.S. transportation sector achieved under the Renewable Fuel Standard during the World Climate Summit. The panel, “Building a Sustainable Bioeconomy,” will provide informal input into the COP21 agenda; showcase the potential of biobased products and low carbon biofuels to help mitigate climate change; and identify policy measures that can enable the low carbon economy.
  • Martifer Solar, a subsidiary of Martifer SGPS, has added 8 PV rooftop plants in a total of 7 MW of new third party O&M contracts to its portfolio in Italy. The plants are located in the North East of Italy and are being supervised and provided O&M Services for the company Garnell.
  • CNH Industrial N.V. has been recognised for its efforts to provide sustainable innovations in the transport sector. The Vision concept van, designed for the Company’s commercial vehicles brand Iveco, received the 2016 European Transport Prize for Sustainability in the distribution vehicles category from Huss-Medien. The prototype features a dual power electric/hybrid engine that would allow the vehicle to move from an out-of-town distribution hub into and around zero emission cities and back again.
  • Kaplan, creator of the test prep industry and its leading player, has acquired CleanEdison, a leading vocational school as a service platform specializing in the clean energy industry. The new unit, rebranded as Kaplan Clean Technology Education, offers job skills training and certification programs focused on energy efficiency, sustainable building, the solar thermal and photovoltaic sectors, and other clean energy related issues.
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