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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1NJR Clean Energy Ventures, the unregulated distributed power subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, has announced the completion of the Alexander Wind Farm, its third – and largest – onshore wind project. Located in Rush County, Kansas, approximately 120 miles northwest of Wichita, the $83 million project consists of 21 turbines with a total capacity of 48.3 MW.
  • Ford is investing an additional $4.5 billion in electrified vehicle solutions. The auto making is adding 13 new electrified vehicles to its portfolio by 2020, when more than 40 percent of the company’s global nameplates will come in electrified versions. This represents Ford’s largest-ever electrified vehicle investment in a five-year period. On the way next year is a new Focus Electric, which features all-new DC fast-charge capability delivering an 80 percent charge in an estimated 30 minutes and projected 100-mile range – an estimated two hours faster than today’s Focus Electric.
  • Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, and the Archdiocese of Baltimore have announced the construction of a 5.4-megawatt (DC) aggregate solar generation project. The solar power system, located at Perryman Station in Harford County, Maryland, is expected to generate enough electricity to meet approximately 20 percent of the Archdiocese’s electricity needs.
  • The Geothermal Energy Association has announced the third U.S. and International Geothermal Energy Showcase on March 17, 2016 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. The Showcase will feature industry and governmental leaders from across the geothermal marketplace. In other news, GEA is one of the organizations supporting the new Global Geothermal Alliance that was launched during COP21.
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