Added by Patrick Harper on March 10, 2011 at 1:54pm — No Comments
Thursday's Asheville Citizen-Times features an excellent Op-Ed piece on green jobs and the clean energy economy in WNC. Check out the excerpts below and read the full article at the Asheville Citizen-Times.
Asheville boasts a small but diverse job market led by health care and tourism after the falloff of manufacturing jobs in the past two decades. Economic developers are…Continue
Added by Patrick Harper on March 10, 2011 at 12:44pm — No Comments
The Natural Capital Investment Fund (NCIF) provides debt and equity financing to environmental and natural resource-based small businesses (www.ncifund.org). The Fund’s goal is to foster sustainable economic development and create quality employment in rural communities. NCIF is certified as a Community Development Financial Institution and is an affiliate of The Conservation Fund (…Continue
Added by Anna Tefft on March 10, 2011 at 10:52am — No Comments
Read the full article in the…Continue
Added by Matt Raker on March 9, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
I am attending this week. I will try to get significant, relevant information out to those of you in renewable energy. Feel free to contact me if you want to discuss.
Added by Matt Raker on March 7, 2011 at 5:48pm — No Comments
The National Association of Counties (NACo) has created 11 short videos featuring successful implementation of energy projects by counties around the United States. These videos are from counties all across the United States including Washington, Maryland, South Carolina, Arizona, Texas and Florida. These videos serve as testimonials from county officials and staff concerning the implementation of cost-effective climate and energy strategies.
To view all 11 videos, please visit NACo's…Continue
Added by John H. Duncan on March 7, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments
SylvanSport, the innovative outdoor gear company, has consolidated its manufacturing operations into its new headquarters in Brevard, North Carolina. The company was founded in Transylvania County in 2004, and makes what National Geographic Adventure calls, “the coolest camper ever.”
Added by Matt Raker on March 2, 2011 at 4:55pm — No Comments
A first study – co-authored by Stanford researcher Mark Z. Jacobson and UC-Davis researcher Mark A. Delucchi –…Continue
Added by Matt Raker on March 1, 2011 at 2:51pm — No Comments
The United States' reliance on coal to generate almost half of its electricity, costs the economy about $345 billion a year in hidden expenses not borne by miners or utilities, including health problems in mining communities and pollution around power plants, a study found.…Continue
Added by Matt Raker on March 1, 2011 at 2:08pm — No Comments