Archive for September, 2006

Piedmont Biofuels Opens!

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

I was greatly priveleged to be invited to the grand opening of the Piedmont Biofuels plant in Pittsboro North Carolina.


The Bird is Hatched

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

The rotor assembly on the middle turbine was raised today. This is the most impressive lift that is done. It is certainly the largest piece – three blades and a hub. The three winged bird has hatched.


Long Day

Monday, September 11th, 2006

The construction crew put in a long day today. And so did I.


Renewable Energy Tour

Saturday, September 9th, 2006

BPEG held their Third renewable energy tour yesterday.  It seemed to be well received.


Busy Week

Friday, September 8th, 2006

The wind farm expansion is going ahead full speed. It is a busy time.

Batteries Provide Firm Output for Wind?

Monday, September 4th, 2006

Tyler Hamilton from the Toronto Star has an interesting article and blog entry about a sale of a battery system by VRB Systems of Vancouver to an Irish based wind developer.


Towers Arrive

Saturday, September 2nd, 2006

The towers for the new turbines arrived on Thursday, Aug. 31.