Monthly Archives: May 2005

Building Intensity

We got word today that our 12000-gallon tank is arriving Thursday. Leif and Rachel were immersed in grant deadlines so I took on rigging.

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Fuel for Durham

Today we installed a 500 gallon off-grid filling station in Durham. It was a remarkable installation which has inspired all of us.

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Desiccant Filtration

Awhile back one of our coop members, Don, took some initiative and installed a desiccant filter on the Tami Tank. Don was concerned about fuel quality, and took action.

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What We Are

I have finally found an acceptable government definition for our Industrial Project. I believe it is one we can all live with.

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12 Round Fight

I drove to Durham twice yesterday. Once with Rachel and once with Leif. That’s more driving than I usually do in a week.

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Bills in Play

At long last the “Tax Holiday” for biodiesel has sponsorship from both the House and Senate, and it appears to be time to make some calls.

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SEI ( Solar Energy International) Biodiesel workshop

Jun. 27 – Jul. 1, 2005 University of Colorado, Boulder, CO Learn the fundamentals of this alternative fuel source that can be used in any diesel engine. . Participants will make biodiesel fuel with locally available materials and learn how … Continue reading

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Virginia Biofuels Forum-Biodiesel Workshop

June 23, 2005 10:00-16:00 The Virginia Biofuels Forum, sponsored by the Virginia Division of Energy (DMME) presents a Bio-diesel workshop for fleet managers, fuel marketers, government officials, related professionals and other interested persons or organizations. The purpose of the workshop … Continue reading

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Regulate This

It appears that we will be required to install a sprinkler system at Piedmont Biofuels Industrial. I can’t figure it out, but away we go.

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Piedmont Biofuels Cooperative: Annual Membership Meeting

Sunday, June 12th 2:00pm Coop Research Farm, Moncure Come join the Coop, meet our new interns, check out the recently installed wash water Wetland and banana trees. We will have live music and a trip to the local swimming hole! … Continue reading

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