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Estill is the author of numerous articles, essays, and blog entries, including the book, Biodiesel Power; the Passion, People and Politics of the Next Renewable Fuel. Around town he is less known for his speeches and contributions to energy policy than he is for his full head of hair.
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The good news from the Plant is that bio-herbicides are booming. The bad news for Piedmont is that we are abandoning our wash-dry facility to make way.
It seems a new media is emerging around social enterprise. The tagline for Conscious Company magazine is, “The future of business as usual.” We hear that Bryan Welch, the former CEO of Mother Earth News is founding a new magazine … Continue reading
For years I have been suggesting to the good people of Abundance that they build a trail around The Plant.
The new, improved Piedmont Biofuels is moving out of our beloved Control Room to make way for another tenant. It makes sense. We are driving toward financial sustainability.
I have to admit it’s rare. We’ve been distributing fuel since 2002, and we have only changed our price a handful of times.
We’ve survived another winter. Trail volumes are beginning to grow again.
Winning awards is something Piedmont does a lot of. Here’s our latest, from the folks at the NC Clean Technology Center. We are grateful to Piedmont’s board chair, Brian Gullete for representing us on this one…
Here we go. Piedmont needs to re-invent itself. Again.
I’m in West Virginia tonight. We are driving to Canada to bury my father, who died this morning in his bed in Guelph, Ontario.
Ron Kotroba did a story on safety in which Piedmont is quoted.