A campus-wide renovation at Appalachian State University — including heating and air conditioning upgrade, lighting improvement and water conservation upgrade — will employ up to 266 workers during a 22-month construction period. The $16.5 million project for the campus in Boone was unanimously approved by the N.C.…Continue
Posted on June 11, 2013 at 5:05pm
LENOIR – Google recently announced that it is expanding its operations in western North Carolina by committing to an additional $600 million investment in its Lenoir, NC data center site. The global technology giant coupled this financial good news with a related announcement that the company is planning to work with Duke Energy to develop a new, renewable energy rate. This new option, which would be available to large customers…
Posted on April 23, 2013 at 1:00pm
Colonial Pipeline will begin shipping biodiesel blends on its pipeline to central and southern Georgia by the end of the month, the company said Monday, calling it a first for the nation's largest volume pipeline shipper of refined products.
The introduction of biodiesel into Colonial's system will occur near Griffin, Georgia, resulting in a blend of no more than 5% biodiesel suitable for trucking, farming and other diesel uses. The biodiesel will…
Posted on March 21, 2013 at 2:51pm
WASHINGTON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Sol Systems successfully placed $15 million in tax equity into two 2.5 MW North Carolina projects on behalf of a Fortune 100 company. The financing arrangement marks the Fortune 100 company's first investment in solar and provides the solar industry with a new source of tax equity.
The US solar industry is supported by a 30% investment tax credit that generally requires outside investors with profitable…
Posted on March 14, 2013 at 12:15pm