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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) has announced National Biodiesel Board (NBB) CEO Joe Jobe will deliver the industry keynote address at the 10th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit on January 19, 2016 in Altoona, Iowa. The Summit is free to attend and open to the public. The 10th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit will take place at The Meadows Conference Center at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. Click here to learn more and to register.
  • Ormat Technologies, Inc. has announced it has signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to acquire, gradually, 85% of Geothermie Bouillante SA (GB) at a total company enterprise value of up to around €52 million (approximately $56 million USD). GB owns and operates a 14.75 MW geothermal power plant and owns two exploration licenses with a total additional potential capacity of up to 30 MW, all located in Guadeloupe Island, a French territory in the Caribbean.
  • Trina Solar Limited has announced that its Chairman and CEO, Mr. Jifan Gao, has been elected a Co-Chairman of the Global Solar Council (GSC). The GSC was officially launched on December 6, 2015 during the 2015 Paris Climate Conference (the “COP21”) and intends to establish its headquarters in China.
  • As countries work toward a new international climate agreement in Paris, a group of six green banks and two leading non-profit groups announced they are establishing a Green Bank Network to help meet the urgent need of increasing and accelerating investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency worldwide. This green bank network potentially could bring billions of dollars in new investment to speed the development of clean energy, creating jobs and helping reduce climate change.
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