The airport put out its request for proposals…
Good news for NC biofuels industry!
A biofuel refinery, the first of its kind in the United States, will produce ethanol from wild grasses and other energy crops near Clinton, about 65 miles southeast of Raleigh.
The planned refinery, which is scheduled to begin producing biofuel in 2016, culminates an intensive effort to make ethanol from plants other than corn. The Italian developer, Biochemtex, operates a similar biorefinery in Italy and is planning to license other such…Continue
Added by Ron Townley on December 3, 2013 at 10:43am — No Comments
This is a regional project to grown non-GMO canola oil, refine it and distribute it among area restaurants, and recapture it for manufacture into biodiesel.
Added by Ron Townley on November 22, 2013 at 10:48am — No Comments
Duke Energy's renewable-energy plan is online at duke-energy.com.
Added by Ron Townley on November 21, 2013 at 5:57pm — No Comments
The airport put out its request for proposals…
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The NC PEV Taskforce is hosting its Fall Implementation Summit in Conover, NC on October 24th. We have some exciting speakers lined up including:
Added by Ron Townley on October 8, 2013 at 2:58pm — No Comments
Dave Erb will be speaking about "Sustainable Transportation: A Future Worth Creating" on Tuesday, 15 October from 4:30-6:00pm, in Room 206 of the Reuter Center at UNC Asheville. The talk is this month's installment in the Center's on-going STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Lecture Series. It's free and open to the public. Please tell your friends. Details at …Continue
Added by Dan E. Kincaid on October 3, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Biodiesel producers remain profitable despite a recent drop in prices for the green fuel. An analysis from Scott Irwin and Darrel Good with the University of Illinois shows that several factors, including an uncertain future of federal tax credits and a drop in soybean oil prices. There are likely two explanations for the current spike [in profits]. First, diesel blenders once again are motivated to incentivize an increase in the production of biodiesel during 2013 to take advantage of the…Continue
Added by Ron Townley on September 25, 2013 at 6:49pm — No Comments
A fun talk to get the creative juices flowing.
Jennifer Granholm - A clean energy proposal - race to the top.
Added by Ron Townley on September 23, 2013 at 9:23am — No Comments
BPI Building Analyst and Envelope Specialist
September 30 - October 4, 2013
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh SW, Raleigh, NC
Added by Ron Townley on September 19, 2013 at 1:17pm — No Comments
The core neighborhood volunteers from Solarize Asheville have organized six informal neighborhood events for you to talk one-on-one with our selected installer, see how the program works, and ask questions. Please join us and spread the word because the more people who sign up, the cheaper it is.
Added by Ron Townley on September 18, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
From John DowneySenior Staff Writer-Charlotte Business Journal:
"North Carolina ranked second — a distant second, to be sure — in new solar capacity in the United States for the second quarter, says research organization NPD Solarbuzz....
It notes the state’s solar capacity is projected to grow 80 percent this year to 285 megawatts. It also says projects already in the…Continue
Added by Ron Townley on September 11, 2013 at 9:34am — No Comments
Advanced Energy (advancedenergy.org), a nationally-recognized nonprofit based in Raleigh, N.C., committed to working with stakeholders to help them understand, plan for and implement successful emerging transportation programs, is seeking qualified sites in North Carolina metropolitan areas to host quick charge electric-vehicle fueling equipment for public access.
Host sites are locations at existing commercial and retail enterprises as…Continue
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Title: Eliminating Your Emissions: Carbon Offset Opportunities through NC Green Power
Date: Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
The next webinar from the Center for Sustainable Tourism will be held Tuesday September 10th at 10am EST. This free webinar will discuss carbon offset opportunities for North…
Added by Ron Townley on August 28, 2013 at 6:12pm — No Comments
Following the reintroduction of the Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act in the U.S. House and …Continue
Added by Ron Townley on August 28, 2013 at 1:01pm — No Comments
2013 Western NC Bioenergy Field Day
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
North Carolina State University Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Station
74 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759
North Carolina State University and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer…Continue
Added by Ron Townley on August 28, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments
Agency: National Science Foundation
Program: Biotechnology, Biochemical and Biomass Engineering
Description: The Biotechnology, Biochemical, and Biomass Engineering (BBBE) program supports fundamental engineering research that advances the understanding of cellular and biomolecular processes (in vivo, in vitro, and/or ex vivo) and eventually leads to the development of enabling technology and/or applications in…Continue
Added by Ron Townley on August 12, 2013 at 12:57pm — No Comments
Investors and industry leaders are developing new financing tools that can deploy clean energy technologies at a lower cost. In the United States, Master Limited Partnerships have helped traditional energy industries access vast pools of capital at low cost, supporting a boom in domestic production. As Congress considers tax reform options, bipartisan legislation in both the House and Senate would allow clean energy companies to use these partnerships as a critical tool to grow their…Continue
Added by Ron Townley on August 2, 2013 at 3:58pm — No Comments
• August 23 Solar Thermal Water Heating Workshop
*7 AIA & 7 PDH Continuing Education Credits Offered for this Workshop.
Added by Ron Townley on August 2, 2013 at 3:51pm — No Comments
• August 8-9 The Markets of Sustainability: Tapping the Values of RECs and Carbon Offsets Workshop
Benefit financial management by learning how to evaluate cash flows and incentives from energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.
• August 15-16 Understanding Electricity Rates to Maximize Energy Savings Workshop
Help manage energy costs, bring in new sources of…
Added by Ron Townley on August 2, 2013 at 3:49pm — No Comments
Abbreviated from NCSEA: After prolonged negotiations, legislators from North Carolina’s House and Senate came together with Governor Pat McCrory on a tax reform deal on Monday. …Continue
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