BioEnergy Bytes

  • BioEnergyBytesDFLeading figures in geothermal power development will be participating in the GEA International Geothermal Showcase in Washington, D.C. on Earth Day, April 22. This includes speakers engaged in projects in Kenya, Tanzania, Switzerland, Romania, Turkey, Italy, Japan, Indonesia, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nevis, Colombia, the United States, Iceland and more.
  • The application period is open for the Green Power Leadership Awards. Sponsored by Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Green Power Leadership Awards are competitive awards that recognize outstanding commitments and achievements in the green power marketplace.
  • GDF SUEZ Canada, Inc. has announced that the 10MW Beckwith Solar Project in Ontario has entered commercial operation under a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Ontario Power Authority. The project was developed under Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff (FIT) Program, and has the capacity to generate clean, renewable energy for approximately 1,700 homes in Ontario. The $50 million project is located approximately 50 kilometers from Ottawa, and consists of 44,000 solar panels on approximately 80 acres of land.
  • Alterra Power Corp. has completed the acquisition of 100% of the Shannon wind project, a 202 MW wind farm in late-stage development in Clay County, Texas. Alterra acquired the project from Horn Wind, LLC, a north Texas early-stage wind developer that has successfully developed two other wind farms in the region. Last week, Alterra also placed a $4.5 million cash deposit with Oncor, the project’s transmission service provider, which will now begin the design and equipment procurement for the project’s interconnection substation.

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