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January 17, 2012

The American Lumber Standard Committee (ALSC) has announced that Pacific Lumber Inspection Bureau will serve as a third-party auditing agency of the Pellet Fuels Institute's (PFI) densified wood pellet monitoring and labeling program, as administered by the ALSC.

September 7, 2011

Coastal Supply Co., a supplier of bagged soil, mulch and stone products to such companies as Home Depot and Lowe’s, has been purchased by Harvest Power, which processes organic materials to generate energy. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Coastal Supply is a Delaware-based company that distributes its products through 14 states. The company will be renamed Harvest Garden Pro, but Joe Kollock and Steve Liffers will continue to lead the company as co-presidents.

July 5, 2011

IKEA officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in East Palo Alto, Calif.  

The 38,000-square-foot array consists of a 302-kW system, built with approximately 1,344 panels.  IKEA East Palo Alto’s program will produce approximately 427,900 kWh of clean electricity annually – the equivalent of eliminating the emissions of 58 cars, the company said.

July 5, 2011

Siemens USA is seeking to fill more than 400 open positions in its building technologies division, the company announced, as it expands its portfolio of intelligent building automation and lighting controls, energy management and smart grid solutions, as well as renewable energy alternatives from solar to biomass.

December 13, 2010

Moline, Ill.-based Deere & Co. announced it has completed the sale of its wind energy business, John Deere Renewables, to Chicago-based Exelon Generation Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Exelon Corporation.

The sale was completed Dec. 10 and consisted of 36 wind projects in eight states- generating 735 operating megawatts of clean, renewable energy- enough to power 160,000 to 220,000 households.  

August 31, 2010

Moline, Ill.-based Deere & Co. has signed an agreement to sell John Deere Renewables, its...

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