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USDA Invests $68M in Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Projects

Agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, D.C., is investing $68 million in 540 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide.
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First Solar Sells 50MW Power Plant

First Solar, Inc., Tempe, Ariz., sold its 50 megawatt Macho Springs Solar Power Plant to Atlanta-based Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy.
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Sun Tracking Solar Roofing System

Agriculture Energies, LLC, Tucson, Ariz., developed Agriculture Solar Sun Tracking, a modular roofing system that can be secured at a tilt angle of 0 degrees, resulting in lower wind load than with systems set at an angle.
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Grape, Potato Grower Reduces Carbon Footprint with Solar Electric System

REC Solar, San Luis Obispo, Calif., completed a 1 MW solar energy system for Vignolo Farms, a grape and potato grower based in Shafter, Calif., which is expected to offset 75% of the farm’s energy use at its cold storage facility while reducing its carbon footprint.
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Combined Technological Expertise Improves Plant Production

First Solar, Inc., Tempe, Ariz., and GE's power conversion business are utilizing their recently established technology and commercial partnership to develop a more cost-effective and productive utility-scale PV power plant design that combines First Solar's thin-film CdTe modules with GE's new ProSolar 1500 Volt inverter/transformer system.
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Energy Storage Software

Greensmith Energy Management Systems, Rockville, Md., launched a new line of energy storage software and integration services.
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Cargill Commissions Large-Scale Solar Thermal System for Fresno Beef Plant

Cargill, Inc., Minneapolis, and TEVA Energy, LLC, Orlando, Fla., commissioned what is said to be the largest solar energy system at a meat processing facility in Fresno, Calif.
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GCCA V-P Earns Credential, ConAgra Appoints Pres of Intl Arm

Corey Rosenbusch, vice president of the Corey Rosenbusch, vice president of the Global Cold Chain Alliance, earned a Certified Association Executive credential


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Evolution Fresh: Enhancing the Premium Juice Market with HPP Technology

Evolution Fresh’s new Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., juicery employs HPP technology to help produce cold-pressed juices.

Posted: December 11, 2014

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Factory Acceptance Tests: New Industry Protocols create opportunities for CPGs and OEMs

Properly executed Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs) will create a better opportunity for the CPGs to achieve “Vertical Start Ups”. For the OEMs, the FAT can demonstrate their competence and other capabilities. PMMI’s Alliance for Innovation & Operational Excellence is developing protocols in the Capital Projects Solutions Group. This webinar will provide insights to key areas of FATs.

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