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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Under Secretary for Science and Energy, Dr. Franklin Orr, joined Mayor Michael Hancock to announce Denver as the host city for the next U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition in the fall of 2017. Dr. Orr revealed that Denver won the bid to host this biennial event, in which student teams compete to design, build, and operate cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive solar-powered houses. The teams from across the country and around the world will be competing for $2 million in prize money.
  • BBI International has announced the National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo will be co-located with the 32nd annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW). The events will take place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 20-23, 2016. The events will feature the world of advanced biofuels and biobased chemicals—technology scale-up, project finance, policy, national markets and more—with a core focus on the industrial, petroleum and agribusiness alliances defining the national advanced biofuels industry.
  • The fight to stop unneeded pipelines, including PennEast’s proposed natural gas pipeline in New Jersey, has risen to a new level, as ReThink Energy NJ launched a new radio and print advertising campaign across the Garden State urging citizens and decisionmakers to “say no” to unnecessary pipelines and “yes” to renewable energy sources.
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