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Harvest announces $20M in fresh funding and new CEO

Wow. It’s an exciting new chapter at Harvest Power: Today we announced $20 million in fresh funding from our Kasper_Chris_2014-05-19_09-40-14_dsc6177-edit-harvest_power (1)awesome investors, adopted a strategic growth plan for our organics management business, and welcomed Christian G. Kasper as he took the helm as CEO.

In his remarks to the company today, Chris thanked Kathleen Ligocki for her dynamic leadership over the past two years. He then continued, pointing out how half a billion tons of organics are going into the landfill each year. This is a challenge that we, as a country, are starting to address. Harvest Power is at the forefront of this movement, building meaningful traction.

Onwards!

 

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Harvest Energy Garden – Richmond, BC – GRAND OPENING

We had an excellent day celebrating the partnerships that make the Energy Garden in Richmond BC possible.

 

Slideshow:

Speakers:

  • Paul Sellew, CEO Harvest Power
  • Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Canada’s Minister of National Revenue
  • Michael Weedon, CEO BC Bioenergy Network
  • Mayor Malcolm Brodie, Mayor of the City of Richmond and Chair of Metro’s Zero Waste Committee
  • Prof. Grossmann, CEO GICON

Press:

azom.com businessinvancouver clean technica richmondnews salon sing tao daily solidwasteandrecycling waste360 wasteandrecyclingnews

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Azom.com, “Harper Government Celebrates Official Opening of Harvest Power Energy Garden Site,” 2013.09.12
  • CBC OnlineMention of Kerry Lynne Findlay and contribution
  • Clean Energy Canad at TIDEScanada, “Peelings Power: The Energy Garden is Growing a Cleaner Future,” Michael Weedon 2013.09.12
  • CleanTechnica, “The Power of Rubbish: It’s Quite Good,” 2013.09.16
  • Electrical Business Magazine, “Harvest Power Energy Garden site marks official opening,” 2013.09.12
  • Richmond News, “One person’s trash is another one’s power: ‘Energy garden’ opens, organic recycling facility can power 900 homes a year,’” Philip Raphael 2013.09.12
  • Salon.com, “North America’s largest ‘commercial digester’ turns pizza crusts to energy,” Pete Danko 2013.09.12
    • Earth Techling, “In BC, Old Leftovers (And More) Become Power, Pete Danko
  • SingTao, “美商列市設廠 廚餘轉化能源” 2013.09.13
  • Solid Waste & Recycling, “BC’s massive new AD facility feeds electricity grid,” SWR Staff 2013.09.12
  • Waste & Recycling News, “Harvest Power opens new anaerobic digester,” Jim Johnson 2013.09.12
  • Waste 360, “Harvest Power Starts Anaerobic Digestion Facility for Organic Waste,” Allan Gerlat 2013.09.12