Green Opportunities, a community-based development organization, is now hiring! They are searching for a part time "Project Manager to plan, execute, and complete the Reid Center Renovation Project." Application deadline is August 29th, 2011.
More details and application here.
Added by John H. Duncan on August 29, 2011 at 4:05pm — No Comments
Position: Energy Analyst
Application Deadline: 9/16/2011
30 Hours per week
Requirements: Identify, prepare, and implement assigned recommendations for energy savings and renewable energy opportunities for municipal facilities. Create, analyze, and prepare year end, quarterly, and monthly energy and financial reports to support the implementation of sustainability initiatives and projects. Utilize energy management software to analyze monthly…
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From the Avery Journal-Times:
Thanks to a combination of federal, state and educational programs, Avery High School will soon feature a functioning wind turbine...
In the future, this energy will be calculated and added together with output from other turbines established through school systems to demonstrate the efficacy of wind power as a viable alternative energy source. Further down the line, the turbine will be used to provide power…
Added by Duncan Cavanaugh on August 25, 2011 at 11:36am — No Comments
SCORE -- The volunteer arm of the Small Business Administration (SBA) is expanding our services to better serve our clients in WNC. The new services include Green Busineess Counseling and Spanish-language counseling.
SCORE has 40 counselors in Asheville. All of them have extensive business experience. See our websites: SCORE.ORG and Ashevillescore.org for more information.
In addition to Asheville, we have counselors in the…
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FLS Energy Named America’s 46th Fastest Growing Company by Inc Magazine
Firm’s innovative business model led to…Continue
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From WKYK 940 AM:
A planned solar energy facility in Yancey County could provide more than 50 jobs for area residents if a joint effort between the county and three other counties becomes a reality. The proposed solar energy project is being developed by a Florida company on a tract of land already purchased in Pensacola. Part of the 14.7 acre location…
Added by Duncan Cavanaugh on August 22, 2011 at 2:02pm — No Comments
Do you have an exciting new start-up business or an existing business you're looking to take to the next level? If so, the BREC Breakthrough Business Challenge may offer you a great opportunity to work with…Continue
Added by Matt Raker on August 22, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments
And I thought I was the only one that thought Asheville beer and talking economic clusters was a good combination! Asheville's booming beer industry receives as well earned feature in today's Wall Street Journal (http://t.co/UCxZoco) and put WNC on the map as a hot spot for new startups. AdvantageWest's Blue Ridge Food Ventures value-added food and natural products incubator also got a mention. From the article...…Continue
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North Carolina because the first Southeastern state in the United States to adopt the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard. In this, all investor- owned North Carolinian utilities are mandated to meet a minimum of 12.5 percent of their energy requirements via renewable energy resources and/or measures of energy efficiency. For rural electrical cooperatives, as well as municipal electric suppliers, the standard is only ten percent. Since the signing of the standard, North…Continue
Added by Anna Leonard on August 18, 2011 at 1:49pm — No Comments
North Carolina's natural gas industry is pushing ahead with a strategy to promote cars powered by compressed natural gas.
Piedmont Natural Gas has four compressed-gas pumping stations - in Charlotte, Greensboro, Greenville, S.C., and Nashville, Tenn. - and plans to add four or five more in the Carolinas this year, catering initially to fleet vehicles.…Continue
Added by Anna Leonard on August 17, 2011 at 12:54pm — No Comments
GreenNC Symposium and Expo
Durham Marriott City Center
December 8, 2011
You are invited to attend and participate in the GreenNC Conference and Exposition, December 8, 2011, in Durham, NC. Abstracts must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, August 22, 2011. Candidates chosen as presenters will be notified by e-mail no later than Friday, September 2. …
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I was excited to be in attendance last Tuesday night for Boone Green Drinks and BREC's update on The Solar Homestead in Boone, NC. This event was the second event focused on The Solar Homestead for Boone Green Drinks and saw an incredible amount of progress between events. This event is the…Continue
Added by John H. Duncan on August 15, 2011 at 12:22pm — No Comments
The Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant Program supports metropolitan and multi-jurisdictional planning efforts that integrate housing, land use, economic and workforce development, transportation, and infrastructure investments in a manner that empowers jurisdictions to consider the interdependent challenges of: (1) economic competitiveness and revitalization; (2) social equity, inclusion, and access to opportunity; (3) energy use and climate change; and (4) public health and…Continue
Added by Duncan Cavanaugh on August 10, 2011 at 9:38am — No Comments
The Blue Ridge Sustainability Institute is seeking an administrative assistant to manage the office, assist the Executive Director, and support obligations from recent funding sources. We are interested in an organized, dedicated individual who is passionate about sustainability. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your office skills, computer skills, experience, and interest in sustainability to…Continue
Added by John H. Duncan on August 5, 2011 at 10:12am — No Comments
Local Nissan dealerships can now accommodate Nissan LEAF reservation holders in North Carolina, and will be able to start placing their orders today. Once reservation holders accept their online quote they can expect to receive their LEAF in 90 to 120 days. Those who register as reservation holders today may receive their LEAF as early as February or March 2012. Anderson Nissan expects to have a promotional LEAF at their dealership this September.
If you have further…Continue
Added by John H. Duncan on August 4, 2011 at 3:46pm — No Comments