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Aug 02 2012
Renewable Energy Supply Chain Manufacturing Opportunities is a series of three workshops that seek to leverage the tremendous market growth for renewable energy equipment – both global and domestic – into increased industry activity and new manufacturing jobs in Western North Carolina. For more information about the forums visit http://www.advantagewest.com/news-events/news-detail.cfm/news_id/8801. Tuesday, August 14:Product Development and Innovation in Renewable Energy Supply ChainsClick here...
May 17 2012
The North Carolina Energy Efficiency Alliance (NCEEA) is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2012 ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Award, the second major award for the NCEEA from the EPA.  This award recognizes the important contribution the NCEEA has made to energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by promoting the construction of  3275 ENERGY STAR certified homes last year. ...
May 17 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named the North Carolina Energy Efficiency Alliance (NCEEA) as a winner of a 2012 ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence in ENERGY STAR Promotion for its outstanding contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by sponsoring significant consumer education efforts promoting energy-efficient homes.  Fourteen organizations were chosen to be recognized out of 20,000 organizations participating in the ENERGY STAR program.   Since...
Oct 27 2011
As part of its CommunityTIES Project, the Appalachian Energy Center has been awarded contracts to assist several counties with development of their landfill gas projects. Landfill gas is a valuable energy resource, with about half as much energy as natural gas on a volumetric basis. The Energy Center assists counties across North Carolina with planning. evaluating, and developing this local taxpayer-owned green energy resource as a driver of local economic development. Projects involve using...
Jan 19 2011
In 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...

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