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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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.
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.
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
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.
2014 got off to a rough start. Brutal, really.
I admit, we are late with this, but it’s good news. We made progress on our energy balance in 2012.