Monthly Archives: July 2006

SEI Biodiesel Workshop

This fall Solar Energy International (SEI) partners with Central Carolina Community College and Piedmont Biofuels for a cutting edge, 5-day comprehensive hands-on Biodiesel workshop. Beginning Monday October 2nd , ending Friday the 6th. The class will be held at the … Continue reading

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The Truth

Join the family on vacation in Toronto on their way to see Al Gore’s documentary, “An Inconvenient Truth”. Get the film reviews from the little kids, all the way up to the republican boyfriend. Produced by Blast Internet Services. Listen.

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Help Wanted

We have a rare job opening at Piedmont Biofuels Industrial.

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Coop Conference

Matt Rudolf just returned from what Girl Mark referred to as the Biodiesel Sleepaway Conference. Here is his update:

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Cancel the Party

I was about to throw a party to celebrate our third year of zero results at the NC Legislature, but upon reading this year’s North Carolina budget, I’m inclined to cancel the party.

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Pickles and Squirrel

The relationship between energy and food remains an unraveling mystery to me.

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Vegetable Oil Fuels Pittsboro Workshop

Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) hosts its third “Vegetable Oil Conversion Workshop” this weekend at its Pittsboro Campus.

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The Weathermakers

Months ago my brother Glen sent his review of Tim Flannery’s The Weathermakers. I just finished the book and I was blown away.

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Everdale Organic Farm

Last night I spoke to a group of grassroots biodiesel enthusiasts at Everdale Organic Farm and Environmental learning center.

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9 ways YOU can achieve energy independence!

It doesn’t have to be expensive. Whether you give your home an energy audit or get politically involved, eat more local food or spend four bucks a month to support production of green power, there’s lots you can do to … Continue reading

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