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2020 SuperSix™ Organic Liquid Fertilizer Field Trial Results
Project Highlight, Datasheet

SuperSix Organic Liquid Fertilizer Field Trials during the 2020 growing season were conducted on corn, rice, spinach, sp…

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Indoor Air Quality
Project Highlight, Video

BioStar and Indoor Air Quality BioStar’s focus on indoor air quality has never been more important than right now. The o…

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SuperSix™ Crop Technical Sheet
Datasheet

The first true 100% plant available OMRI-listed organic liquid nitrogen fertilizer. SuperSix™ is a honey-colored,…

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Gladstone Solar Rooftop Drone Footage
Video

BioStar built two separate solar PV plants for the City of Gladstone, the larger system residing at the City Community C…

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Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve (SMER) Drone Footage
Video

The City of Temecula approved a Solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with BioStar Renewables, enabling the city to purch…

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Waste-To-Energy Case Study – Organic Energy Solutions
Case Study

Using anaerobic digestion and BioStar’s patented nutrient recovery technology, BioStar is helping Californians reduce th…

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Majestic Crossing Dairy How It Works Video
Video

BioStar has extensive experience in handling and processing dairy manure. Dairy waste is difficult to process compared t…

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Solar PV Case Study – Hawaii & New Jersey Portfolio
Case Study

BioStar acquired the distressed, 35-site portfolio in 2018, and began improving a litany of issues within the public sch…

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Solar PV Case Study – Santa Margarita Ecological Reserve
Case Study

BioStar partnered with the Cities of Temecula and Lake Elisnore to develop the SMER solar Plant – serving renewable powe…

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SuperSix™ Crop Technical Sheet – Rice
Crop Technical Sheet

The ideal fertilizer for rice production, whether organic or conventional, is an ammonium based fast-acting nitrogen fer…

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SuperSix™ Crop Technical Sheet – Tomato
Crop Technical Sheet

We recommend using SuperSix™ for 25 – 50% of fertilizer needs per crop. Applying liquid fertilizers through a dri…

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SuperSix™ Crop Technical Sheet – Lettuce
Crop Technical Sheet

Lettuce requires 150-180 lbs of nitrogen per acre per year, with an additional 100 – 125 lbs of nitrogen per crop per ac…

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ASHRAE Investment Grade Audits
Datasheet

Energy audits are the best way to uncover valuable insights to how, when and where energy is being used within a facilit…

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Du Bois Integrity Academy Upgrades – Indoor Air Quality
Case Study

Du Bois Integrity Academy has leveraged a partnership between BioStar Renewables and Charter School Energy to enhance an…

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Episode 26: The Farm Babe – Advocating for Ag
Podcast

On this episode of RENEWables we meet social media influencer and agriculture industry champion, Michelle Miller of The…

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Episode 25: How Natural Refrigerants Can Drastically Reduce the #1 GHG
Podcast

NASRC Aims to Drastically Reduce GHGs with Natural RefrigerantsDid you know, commonly used HFC refrigerants are super cl…

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Episode 24: A Big Legislative Win for the Bioeconomy
Podcast

RENEWables welcomes back Mark Riedy of Kilpatrick Townsend, an international project finance lawyer with over 45+ years…

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Episode 23: NFI Industries Strives to be Green Inside & Out
Podcast

As one of the largest Third-Party Logistics (3PL) companies in the country, NFI Industries values the use of clean techn…

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Episode 22: Helping C&I Customers Increase Sustainability & Reduce Grid Reliance
Podcast

In this episode of RENEWables, we talk shop with Sean Andrews, CPO and Head of Sustainability at E-Volve Energy, and lea…

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Episode 21: Mandating Texas Weatherization Helps Solve Future Grid Failures
Podcast

Extreme Texas Cold Causes Grid Failure – What Happened? Who is Responsible? How do we fix it? In this RENEWables episode…

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BioStar Turns Organic Waste Into Energy, Clean Water & Organic Fertilizer
News Article

Overland Park, KS, February 12  – BioStar Renewables (BioStar), a leading renewable energy services company, announced t…

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Episode 20: Soil Health, Nitrogen & BioStar’s SuperSix™ Organic Liquid Fertilizer
Podcast

On this episode of RENEWables, we conclude our four-part series with a science lesson from Dr. Jerry Hatfield, an agricu…

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Episode 19: Turning Effluent Waste Into SuperSix™ Organic Liquid Fertilizer
Podcast

This RENEWables episode dives deep into the weeds of organic farming and how the continued spike of the organic industry…

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Episode 18: Renewable Natural Gas Provides A New Solution To Landfills
Podcast

We continue the RENEWables series, “An Insider’s Look at America’s Evolving Waste Economy,” with BioStar’s Peter Goehaus…

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Episode 17: Organic Farming & BioStar’s SuperSix™ Organic Liquid Fertilizer
Podcast

This RENEWables episode kicks off the first of a 4- part series look at BioStar’s Organics business – a success story th…

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Episode 16: VETAL Won’t Leave Your Energy Questions Unanswered
Podcast

The More Questions The Better! For authentic conversationalists, there’s always a great opportunity to ‘give and get’. S…

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Episode 15: Advancing Critical Human Infrastructure
Podcast

On this episode of RENEWables, Black & Veatch’s Brian Sifton explains how the 105-year-old engineering and construct…

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Episode 14: Understanding Deregulated Power
Podcast

This episode of RENEWables, Eli Sachs, of Freepoint Energy Solutions, explains the fundamentals of the deregulated marke…

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Episode 13: Understanding the Future of the Bioeconomy
Podcast

This episode of RENEWables features tenured attorney and partner, Mark Riedy of Kilpatrick Townsend. With an impressive…

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Episode 12: BioStar Talks to Sustainable Brands
Podcast

As a leading international organization, Sustainable Brands partners with brands to drive corporate innovation AND creat…

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Episode 11: Evolving With Today’s Energy Market
Podcast

In Episode 11 of RENEWables, Chuck Hurchalla, CEO of Evolution Energy Partners, shares how his lifetime of experience in…

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Episode 10: It’s A Whole New Grid Out There!
Podcast

With increased focus on renewable energy, climate change and the Grid, there’s more data than ever to measure the market…

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Episode 9: River-Borne Commerce Enhances Sustainable Cities
Podcast

Kansas City is doing some impressive things with transit-oriented development, responsible land use and smart-city growt…

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Episode 8: How Technology is Changing the Energy Market
Podcast

Hear from an energy broker who’s career in the oil and gas market has evolved as much as the market itself. Mike Nemer o…

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Episode 7: Sustainability and the Automotive Industry
Podcast

In this RENEWables episode, Bobby Sight shares how Ford continues to develop sustainable technologies to achieve their R…

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Episode 6: Microgrids Bring the Power
Podcast

In this power-packed episode of RENEWables, Duncan Campbell, VP of Project Analysis at Scale Microgrid Solutions, gives…

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Episode 5: Sustainable Stories From Within
Podcast

In Episode 5 of RENEWables, we spotlight a BioStar employee who’s sustainability roots run deep, both personally and pro…

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Episode 4: ABC’s of the Energy Market
Podcast

The renewable energy market is complex and constantly changing, which is why industry experts, like Andrew Barth of CSD…

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Episode 3: BioStar Talks with Freedom Solar About Solar Today
Podcast

For many states around the country Solar utility (both residential and commercial) has been on the rise, especially in T…

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Episode 2: Jeff Fromm and The Purpose Advantage
Podcast

There’s no doubt, discerning consumers are changing the way companies think and act, especially when sustainability prac…

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Episode 1: AtmosAir and Air Quality
Podcast

BioStar has identified a strategic partnership in AtmosAir Solutions (AtmosAir™) to bring its customers the most…

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Market Insights: Virginia
Downloadable PDF
Market Insights

The Virginia Clean Economy Act was passed in April of 2020 and created the Commonwealth’s first Clean Energy Standard, p…

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Market Insights: Illinois
Downloadable PDF
Market Insights

The Illinois Power Agency Act, enacted August 2007, requires large investor-owned electric utilities (EUs) and alternati…

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Market Insights: Pennsylvania
Downloadable PDF
Market Insights

Pennsylvania Act 213 The Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act of 2004 (AEPS) was enacted to provide economic devel…

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BioStar Tackles Indoor Air Quality Head On
News Article

OVERLAND PARK, KS (June 19, 2020) The decision to double down on addressing the issue of IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) has pr…

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AtmosAir™ U.S. Bank Stadium Feature
Downloadable PDF
News Article

Significant benchmarks of successful strategic partnerships include both wider and expedited penetration into the market…

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Market Insights: Massachusetts
Downloadable PDF
Market Insights

Massachusetts established a Renewable Portfolio Standard (“RPS”) goal in 1997. The current goal states that 35% of elect…

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2019 SuperSix™ Organic Liquid Fertilizer Field Trial Results
Webinar, Datasheet

BioStar’s, Allen Philo presents his 2019 SuperSix™ Liquid Organic Fertilizer Field Trials. Fill out the form to do…

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New Commercial Construction & Procurement Services
Datasheet

BioStar has designed and procured more than $4 million in custom, new construction commercial LED lighting for thousands…

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Park Meadows Case Study
Spectrum Retirement Communities
Case Study

BioStar and Spectrum Retirement Communities have partnered to retrofit more than 20 locations across 7 states in 2019 wi…

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Commercial LED Lighting Case Study
UMB Bank
Case Study

BioStar partnered with UMB Bank and MC Realty Group to retrofit exterior lighting at 21 bank locations throughout Kansas…

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Commercial LED Lighting Case Study
St. Mark’s Catholic Church
Case Study

BioStar partnered with St. Marks Catholic Church to retrofit both interior and exterior lights throughout the building -…

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Assisted Living Case Study
Carnegie Village
Case Study

BioStar provided a comprehensive LED lighting package for skilled nursing community, Carnegie Village – reducing annual…

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Market Insights: New Jersey
Downloadable PDF
Market Insights

New Jersey has an aggressive Renewable Portfolio Standard goal which states 4.1% of electricity sales must be from quali…

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Market Insight: Washington, D.C.
Downloadable PDF
Market Insights

Washington D.C. announced a 100% Renewable Portfolio Standard goal by 2032, 10% of which must be solar. Download this re…

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Energy Summer School | Second Period: Solar
Webinar

As budget cuts and increasing costs continue to strain our country’s education system, it’s critical schools find ways t…

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Senior Living Case Study
Spectrum Retirement Communities
Case Study

BioStar retrofitted 22 Spectrum Retirement senior living communities, creating substantial energy savings while increasi…

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Energy As-A-Service
Downloadable PDF
Datasheet

BioStar is a clean energy company playing a leading roll in ensuring a lower carbon future. Download this resource to le…

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Energy Summer School First Period: Air Quality
Webinar

Air quality has never been as important as in the current era of COVID-19. Indoor air quality is particularly critical g…

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Happy Earth Day
News Article

Although everyday seemingly feels like Groundhog Day amid the COVID-19 pandemic, April 22nd is a particularly special da…

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COVID-19 Impacts BioStar & the Renewables Industry
News Article

In a short matter of time, workplaces spanning the globe have emptied out amidst the rising tide of COVID-19, and life a…

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Enhancing Sustainable Cities
News Article

In recent years, there has been a noticeable trend of people relocating to cities and towns that offer a high quality of…

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Stranded Solar Assets Repowered
News Article, Project Highlight

Although the solar market and PV technology is still relatively new and continues to evolve, U.S. solar installations ha…

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BioStar Organics Opens New Fertilizer Plant
News Article, Project Highlight

Biostar Organics, part of BioStar Renewables, announced today the commissioning of its first OMRI-listed, SuperSix…

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Charter School Capital & BioStar Launch Charter School Energy
News Article

PORTLAND, Ore. (March 12, 2019) — Charter School Capital, the first national financial services provider who exclusivel…

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Healthy Design: The WELL Building Standard
News Article

If we want our built environment to be truly sustainable, we need to consider the 3 P’s of Sustainability – people, the…

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BioStar & Forum Equity Partnership
News Article

BioStar Renewables and Forum Equity Partners Announce $15 Million Development Capital Financing Commitment for Solar Pow…

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BioStar & Amerex Partnership
News Article, Project Highlight

BioStar Renewables was the installing contractor and energy auditor. Download the PDF featuring our Amerex partnership….

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Block & Company Realtors Cut Energy Use Across Portfolio
News Article, Project Highlight

A leader in commercial real estate service and innovation, Block & Company Inc. has established an initiative to sav…

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BioStar Wins 25 Under 25® Award
News Article

BioStar was recognized as one of Kansas City’s best small businesses and a winner of the 2017 25 Under 25® Awards. Hoste…

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BioStar Projects Honored by DOE’s Better Building Challenge
News Article, Project Highlight

MC Realty, Tutera Group and U.S. Toy were recently honored with awards presented by the Department of Energy’s Better Bu…

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BioStar Projects Honored by US Green Building Council & DOE
News Article

(Kansas City, MO and Los Angeles, CA) – Oct. 26, 2016 – Today, MC Realty announced its a recipient of two 2016 Lighting…

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David Smart Makes Partner at BioStar
News Article

David Smart has achieved shareholder status at BioStar Lighting, thanks to his success as Vice President of Sales. David…

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LED Lighting Contributes to Quality Senior Assisted Living
Project Highlight

The Piper is a unique luxury assisted living facility that utilizes an innovative design philosophy which provides a “ho…

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BioStar Earns Dept of Energy Awards
News Article, Project Highlight

Tutera Group and U.S. Toy were recently honored with Interior Lighting Campaign awards presented by the Department of En…

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BioStar & Holiday Inn Partnership
Project Highlight

“The team at BioStar was extremely professional and provided excellent customer service. They provided a complete lighti…

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MC Realty Leads the Way in Energy Efficiency
News Article

MC Realty has been a leader in commercial building energy efficiency, especially in downtown Kansas City. A regular atte…

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LED Lighting Design at Grace Church
Project Highlight

When Grace Church began the expansion of their building, they knew they wanted their new facilities to have a modern and…

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Better Light, Lower Costs: The Landing Mall Retail LED Lighting Case Study
News Article, Project Highlight

The LED upgrade of outdated lights produces better security and a stylish modern look while eliminating maintenance head…

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Now is the Time for LED
News Article

It might be the best and brightest decision you make. Imagine upgrading your stores, giving them a fresh look and saving…

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Time Lapse Video: Upgrade to LED Lights in a Minute Per Light with LED Troffer Retrofit Lights
Project Highlight

Many business owners know the benefits of LED lighting and energy efficiency upgrades, but don’t want to disrupt their b…

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BioStar’s EnergyShare Program Maximizes Financial Returns with LED Light Financing
News Article

BioStar Lighting is excited to introduce EnergyShare, a program designed to make professional LED lighting upgrades easy…

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BioStar Enters the Quick Service Restaurant Market
News Article, Project Highlight

BioStar has entered the Quick Service Restaurant market with a bang. Within the first months of entering the QSR Market,…

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BioStar Partners with the U.S. Department of Energy
News Article

BioStar Lighting Joins as Financial Ally to the Better Buildings Challenge BioStar Lighting is expanding its network of…

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The Cost of Waiting for Energy Efficiency Upgrades
News Article

Energy efficiency upgrades pay off in the long-term, and often in the short-term too.By Greg Merritt of CREE Lighting Wh…

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Hallmark LED Lighting Renovation at Crown Center Surpasses Expectations
Project Highlight

Once again, Hallmark is leading the way in adopting cutting-edge technology, with extremely positive results.  At the tu…

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KC Business Journal Guest Column: The New Reality for Renewable Energy
News Article

There have been numerous articles recently regarding wind and solar energy being priced competitively or cheaper than na…

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Featured Project-Energy Efficient Lighting in BASIS Schools
Project Highlight

BioStar Lighting has been working with Basis Schools (www.basisschools.org) for the past three years, installing energy…

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