Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc., a wholesale power supplier owned by 44 member electric cooperatives and public power districts, and juwi Inc., a Colorado-based renewable energy company, have signed a 25 year contract to supply the utility with renewable energy from the planned San Isabel Solar Project to be constructed in southern Colorado.
Enerkem Inc., a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, has raised $115 million and initiated the production of biomethanol at their facility in Canada.
Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that the U.S. imported a total of 3,243,000 net tons (NT) of steel in July 2015, including 2,578,000 NT of finished steel (up 4.6 percent and 3.7 percent, respectively, vs. June final data).
Republic Services has added 17 compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste collection trucks to its fleet serving customers throughout the greater Denver area.
Green3Power St. Lucie LLC has executed an agreement to build, own and fund a $175 million renewable energy facility (REF) which will convert approximately 1,000 tons of waste per day into approximately 80,000 gallons per day of ultra-low sulfur synthetic green No. 2 diesel fuel.
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution, signed a financing agreement with Content Solar Ltd., solidifying a $47 million OPIC loan to support a 20 MW grid connected solar photovoltaic facility in Clarendon, Jamaica.