Calling All Clean Energy Supporters
Recent clean energy policies are coming under attack by several NC legislators. NCSEA's Registered Lobbyists, Julie Robinson & Tom Bean, reach out to legislators each week. But we need you and other clean energy supporters to help educate them…Continue
Added by Patrick Harper on May 23, 2012 at 2:07pm — No Comments
It sounds like Hertz is positioning itself to enter the car-sharing market in a pretty serious way with Hertz-On-Demand. The program offers hourly rentals with no annual membership, no late fees, and one-way rentals, which are all significant advantages over Zipcar. The service was launched in March and already has over 90,000 members in the US—Zipcar has ~700,000—with minimal marketing and only a fraction of the number of vehicles…Continue
Added by Patrick Harper on May 23, 2012 at 12:11pm — No Comments
On Friday, March 9, 2012, Blue Ridge Biofuels sold its one-millionth gallon of B99 biodiesel. That means 1,000,000 gallons of petroleum diesel not consumed in North Carolina and over 8,700 tons of carbon dioxide kept out of our atmosphere. In 2011, we reached a record annual production level of 250,000 gallons of B99 and we are on track to double that this year. We have been purchasing new equipment that is opening up bottle-necks in our production process which makes the…
Added by Patrick Harper on May 10, 2012 at 1:06pm — No Comments
A low-income neighborhood including the Pisgah View Apartments is the first in the Carolinas to benefit from a new energy conservation and efficiency project from Progress Energy. Neighborhood Energy Savers (NES) is designed to help low-income customers save electricity and money on power bills — at no cost to them.
Progress Carolinas CEO Lloyd Yates, Congressman Heath Shuler, Mayor Terry Bellamy, and other dignitaries were on hand to launch the program at the Pisgah View…
Added by Patrick Harper on May 10, 2012 at 10:10am — No Comments
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed and launched two new tools designed to test underutilized sites and contaminated land for solar and wind energy potential. State and local governments, site owners, and community members can use the tools to help identify the most desirable sites for solar or wind installations from both a logistical and economic standpoint, without the need for…Continue
Added by Patrick Harper on May 4, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments
NC GreenPower announces a new Request for Proposals (RFP) for purchasing Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) produced in North Carolina.
All bids are due by June 1, 2012 by 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDST) to be considered under this Request for…
Added by Patrick Harper on May 4, 2012 at 10:29am — No Comments