BioEnergy Bytes

  • BioEnergyBytesDFIowa Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey, the Iowa Senate, and the Iowa House of Representatives along with Iowa’s entire Congressional Delegation are unanimously standing together to pass a resolution in support of a strong, robust federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).
  • EcoEngineers has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with McGladrey LLP, a leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, which includes biofuel producers and petroleum refiners. This partnership between EcoEngineers and McGladrey lays the groundwork for a streamlined delivery of energy compliance, tax consulting and auditing services to the renewable fuels industry. McGladrey will provide general oversight of EcoEngineers auditing procedures and also perform independent attest engagements for all of EcoEngineers QAP clients. These added levels of due diligence will further bolster EcoEngineers’ robust RIN QAP verification system.
  • Tesla has announced its sales in the fourth quarter of 2013 were the highest in company history by a significant margin. With almost 6,900 vehicles sold and delivered, Tesla exceeded prior guidance by approximately 20%. A higher than expected number of cars was manufactured as a result of an excellent effort by the Tesla production team and key suppliers, particularly Panasonic. The two key drivers of demand were the superlative safety record of the Model S and great performance under extremely cold conditions.
  • Solar Power Minnesota is taking place in Saint Paul, Minnesota on March 7, 2014. The keynote speaker is Minh Le the Solar Program Manager with the U.S. Department of Energy and works closely with the SunShot Initiative. Conference tracks include Minnesota Policy and Programs, Minnesota Energy Studies, Project Finance Track and Solar-Ready Communities. Click here for more information and to register.

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