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Enviva Launches One-of-a-Kind Wood Supply Tracking System

Enviva Holdings, LP (“Enviva”), the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, publicly released the first data from its groundbreaking Track & Trace (T&T) program. T&T is a proprietary system that enables Enviva to track every truckload of wood the company procures from the forest back to its source, providing a detailed understanding of the characteristics of the wood the company uses. Demonstrating an unmatched commitment to transparency, Enviva is now making that information available to the public.


Empower Energies Accepting Qualified Projects in Need of Financing for New Solar Fund

Empower Energies seeks quality PV solar projects for new DG Fund

Financing Is Available Immediately to Fund Photovoltaic Solar Projects for Commercial and Industrial Customers, Municipalities, Universities, Schools and Hospitals

Empower Energies, a leading clean energy project solutions company is currently conducting diligence on photovoltaic (PV) solar projects to fill the new Distributed Generation Fund (DG Fund) that it closed on November 23 with a leading global strategic tax-equity investor and a major US sponsor-equity investor.

Solar developers with projects in need of finance should contact Empower Energies immediately. A number of projects are already in the queue and completing diligence for financing, with construction and commissioning scheduled during Q4 2016 and throughout 2017-2018.


Threat to Maryland Raw Milk Dies

Photo Credit: P.A. Bowen Farmstead - Raw milk for pets will be dye free in MarylandA threat to Maryland producers of raw pet milk quietly went away on November 28 when the state Secretary of Agriculture Joseph Bartenfelder sent out a letter to interested parties stating that the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) would not be including a requirement to put a dye in raw pet milk in regulations MDA would be issuing governing raw pet milk sales.Inclusion of the dye requirement would have collapsed the market for raw pet milk in the state.


Empower Energies and WGL Energy Launch Fund for Distributed Solar Expansion

Financing for High-Quality Photovoltaic Solar Projects Is Available Immediately through Empower Energies for Commercial and Industrial Customers, Municipalities, Universities, Schools and Hospitals

Empower Energies, a leading clean energy project solutions company, and WGL Energy Systems, which operates distributed generation systems in 19 states and the District of Columbia, announced that they have launched a Distributed Generation Fund (DG Fund) for photovoltaic (PV) solar projects, together with a leading global strategic tax equity investor.


Maryland Agencies to Mediate Civil Rights Complaint Over Prince George’s County Power Plant

Community groups seek relief from racially discriminatory pollution burden and health harms

Three Maryland agencies have agreed to enter mediation with Brandywine area organizations, represented by Earthjustice, after the groups filed a federal civil rights complaint over the state’s decision to permit a gas-fired power plant in Brandywine that would have racially disproportionate pollution impacts. The groups hope talks lead to improvements in state procedures for approving and siting pollution sources and long-overdue relief for overburdened communities.


25 NEXTY Award-winning natural products from Expo East 2016

The ballots have been cast and the votes are in! The New Hope Network content team and a panel of industry judges have chosen 25 NEXTY Award winners for Natural Products Expo East 2016. We believe these products show truly creative thinking and execution; adhere to a mission with wide-reaching potential; or take a new approach to clean ingredients, sustainability or transparency.


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