Your Host: Lyle Estill
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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Ron Kotroba did a story on safety in which Piedmont is quoted.
The folks at NC Warn have put together a “bulk buy” solar program that is largely targeted at residential customers.
I sometimes wonder if twelve years in biodiesel is more like running a river in a canoe, or going through the stages of grief.
I used to work with Tes at the Plant. She was working on her dissertation. I was writing books. We did lots of stuff together.
Amy DuFault is a New York writer who passed through NC during Farm Aid. Here are her fascinating perceptions.
Piedmont is pleased to announce the opening of KOH Kampground, in preparation for the 2014 Collective Biodiesel Conference.
I’m about to ship some fresh salsa to my urban daughter, Jessalyn. She and her husband are just starting to garden, so I wrote this recipe for her… Step one: Grow canola. Direct seed in late fall, harvest in early … Continue reading
Here’s a piece that explores the death of the Biofuels Center of North Carolina.
The Solar Center has changed its name. It’s now the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center. Brilliant move.
The folks out at KQED in San Francisco are running a “Science of Sustainability” project, with affiliates across the country. They sent WUNC TV out to the plant to do a segment on Piedmont.