BioEnergy Bytes

Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1The Renewable Fuels Association has announced the addition of Fox River Valley Ethanol LLC as its newest member. The ethanol plant has been operating in Oshkosh, Wis., since 2003. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ace Ethanol LLC that employs 45. The plant produces 65 million gallons of ethanol annually as well as co-products such as carbon dioxide, dried distillers grains, and 182,500 wet distillers grains per year.
  • The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), and Geo-Exchange Organization (GEO) have announced the release of guidance for states on meeting new clean energy standards from the EPA. The free state-by-state guides walk through the benefits and uses of three major types of geothermal applications: power generation, direct use and heat pumps, and initially cover Oregon, Montana, Nevada, Idaho, and Colorado.
  • Lockheed Martin has entered into a 17-year power purchase agreement for solar-generated electricity produced by Duke Energy Renewables. The renewable power purchase, which is expected to produce 30 megawatts (approximately 72,000 megawatt hours per year) of solar energy for the U.S. national grid, will provide clean energy across all Lockheed Martin domestic business segments.
  • Gridco Systems, a leader in agile grid infrastructure solutions, has announced that Hawaiian Electric Company has deployed the Gridco Systems In-Line Power Regulator (IPR) to enable integration of increasing levels of rooftop PV systems. The Gridco IPRs help maintain reliable power delivery within required voltage limits, supporting Hawaiian Electric’s goal to triple distributed generation on its system by 2030.
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