Author Archives: Lyle

Nature Interpretative Trail

For years I have been suggesting to the good people of Abundance that they build a trail around The Plant.

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Exterior Decorating

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.

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Price Change

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.

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Green Shoots

We’ve survived another winter. Trail volumes are beginning to grow again.

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Smart Fleet Award

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…

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Piedmont 3.0

Here we go. Piedmont needs to re-invent itself. Again.

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Goodbye, Dad

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.

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Biodiesel Magazine

Ron Kotroba did a story on safety in which Piedmont is quoted.

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Solarize Chatham

The folks at NC Warn have put together a “bulk buy” solar program that is largely targeted at residential customers.

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Stages of Grief Vs. Riding the Rapids

I sometimes wonder if twelve years in biodiesel is more like running a river in a canoe, or going through the stages of grief.

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