Monthly Archives: October 2006

Small Wind Farm

Glen Estill talks small scale commerical wind generation in Ontario.

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Sparge Baton

After staff meeting this morning Rachel and Leif and I contemplated our problem of washing around a thousand gallons of fuel in a conical tank that is designed to wash six times that.

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Speaking Truth to Power

Around Piedmont Biofuels there is a sense that anything is possible. From a branding perspective, we are inclined to come out with “Piedmont Bio Anything.”

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First Fuel

At long last. Tonight Leif and Rachel made a batch of fuel at Industrial. At 1250 gallons, I suppose we will call it a “mini-batch.”

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NC Biofuels Roadmap(s)

How many roadmaps does one state need?

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Green Festival

Last weekend a bunch of us headed to D.C. to take in the Green Festival.

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Other Side of the Lake

Piedmont Biofuels is finally getting B100 biodiesel to the Raleigh side of Jordan Lake. Members in Cary, Apex, Wake Forest, and parts unknown will at long last be able to fill up at 1507 Gavin St.-in an industrial part of … Continue reading

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Inconvenient Truth Coming to Pittsboro

Chatham Alliance for Sustainable Energy Press release: October 10, 2006 If a meteor were headed for earth, would we be planning how to prevent the damage, or would we be arguing about whether the meteor was real? A group of … Continue reading

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Biodiesel Basics and Beyond

Special guest reviewer Matt Steiman digs into Bill Kemp’s new book, Biodiesel Basics and Beyond.

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The Sacred Balance

I finally read David Suzuki’s The Sacred Balance, and I must say I am about a decade late.

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