Category Archives: Energy Blog

Changing Climate, Changing Minds

In 2002, when I was teaching a class down at Central Carolina Community College, I was calling for an “energy regime change,” as we studied “global warming.” At the time America was hopelessly addicted to foreign oil—I was advocating for … Continue reading

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Joining Forces

It finally happened. Piedmont has now joined forces with Green Circle Recycling’s Grease For Good.

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Moving Out

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.

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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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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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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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