Rare Earths Featured in Economic Developer's Guide Vol.4

Economic Developer's Guide to Renewable Energy Industries - The Green Economy is HungryIn the Economic Developer's Guide to the Renewable Energy Industries Volume 4, we dig deep into the green economy to fnd opportunities that are truly unique to North Carolina.

The first of two feature stories in this issue presents natural resources of North Carolina which are found nowhere else in the world. The preservation of these mysterious and wonderful carnivorous plants, and their nearly extinct Canidae counterparts is being facilitated with investments made possible by the rapidly growing voluntary carbon markets.

North Carolina Economic Developer's Guide to the Renewable Energy Industries

NEW! Volume 4 - Spring 2010

The Green Economy is HungryIn the Economic Developer's Guide to the Renewable Energy Industries Volume 4, we dig deep into the green economy to fnd opportunities that are truly unique to North Carolina.

The first of two feature stories in this issue presents natural resources of North Carolina which are found nowhere else in the world. The preservation of these mysterious and wonderful carnivorous plants, and their nearly extinct Canidae counterparts is being facilitated with investments made possible by the rapidly growing voluntary carbon markets.

Featured Items

Rare earth elements, lithium, mica, silicon, phosphorous are all mineral resources important for their use in energy technologies for which North Carolina has been a leading source at some time during the past century and a half.

 Th, La, Ce (parts per million)

Beyond their potential economic development value from mining operations, the cluster of knowledge and innovation that can develop around the extraction of these resources is a sustainable competitive advantage which can continue to drive economic development decades after mining operations have ended.

CONTACT

Dr. Jeff Ramsdell, Director
828-262-7514 (Appalachian Energy Center)
ramsdellje@appstate.edu
828-262-6553 (fax)

401 Academy Street
226 IG Greer Hall
ASU Box 32131
Boone, NC 28608

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