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After weeks of rumors and speculation, …Continue
Added by Patrick Harper on March 24, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments
Through its RE-Powering America’s Land: Siting Renewable Energy on Potentially Contaminated Land and Mine Sites initiative, the EPA is soliciting applications from states, tribes, regional governments, and communities that want to evaluate the potential development of renewable energy on potentially or formerly contaminated properties. This evaluation will be in the form of a feasibility study conducted by the Department of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)…Continue
Added by Patrick Harper on March 24, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
The UNC School of Government recently posted a great article identifying best practices for marketing energy finance programs and maximizing participation levels. The study is based on a profile of 14 energy efficiency finance programs across the US. Visit the SOG Community and Economic Development blog for a copy of the full article and link to the report.
Recently, local governments have been hearing…Continue
Added by Patrick Harper on March 22, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments
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