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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Sealed, an energy software company based out of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering cleantech incubator called NYC ACRE, has announced the launch of Sealed Pay As You Save, the first program that invests in energy savings resulting from residential efficiency improvements. Sealed guarantees these savings to customers by leveraging its proprietary software and analytics. Sealed PAYS will enable New York homeowners to benefit from up to $7.5 million in energy-saving improvements. The initial credit facility is provided by the New York Green Bank, part of Governor Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative.
  • Kum & Go will be offering E15 at more than 100 stores across the country by the end of the year. The company will be offering consumers a choice of E15 at pumps across 10 states and at about 30 locations.
  • Natural gas and renewable energy can provide all of the new electric power that Texas will need in the foreseeable future, researchers with the Brattle Group find in a new report prepared for the Texas Clean Energy Coalition (TCEC). “Exploring Natural Gas and Renewables in ERCOT Part IV: The Future of Clean Energy in ERCOT,” looks at the Texas generation mix over the next 20 years and forecasts how market and regulatory factors affect how electricity will be generated in ERCOT, how much it will cost, and how much CO2 will be emitted.
  • Twenty-five students from Tracy Area High School toured Highwater Ethanol to get a better understanding of clean Minnesota-produced renewable energy. During the two-hour-long tour, the students toured the various processes of ethanol production at Highwater Ethanol, which delivered 59.42 million gallons of ethanol in 2015.
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