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06/27/15 by Juanita Teschner

EPA Hosts Grants Award Process Webinar

EDITOR’S NOTE: The EPA Clean Diesel News released this information on June 25, 2015.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a Grants Award Process Webinar on Tuesday, July 7, from 2:00-3:00 ET.  The webinar will cover 1) grants management topics, 2) how to find and apply for grant opportunities and 3) how to prepare a proper budget detail.  The second half of the webinar will be a question-and-answer session.  To register for the webinar, please click here.  Space is limited to the first 120 registrants.

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06/23/15 by Juanita Teschner

Catawba Completes Phase I of Premier Solar Project

Catawba College has completed Phase I of its solar installation, which will ultimately provide nearly one megawatt of solar electricity for the campus. The eight new solar electric systems will produce more solar electricity than that produced by all the other colleges and universities in North Carolina combined.

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05/14/15 by Staff Writer

EPA Seeks Proposals for Clean Diesel Funding

EDITOR’S NOTE: The EPA Clean Diesel News made this announcement May 4, 2015.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now accepting proposals for the Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program FY 2015 funded through the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) program.  The total estimated funding for this competitive opportunity is approximately $13.5 million.  The Request for Proposals (RFP) is posted on www.grants.gov.  The RFP and additional information is also posted at http://epa.gov/cleandiesel/prgnational.htm#rfp .

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04/22/15 by Staff Writer

Gerry Wood Auto Dealership Goes Solar

The Gerry Wood Auto Group announced on April 22 – Earth Day – that it now produces more solar power than any other dealership in North Carolina.

Its three dealerships on Jake Alexander Boulevard South in Salisbury recently installed 322.5 kilowatts of solar production on its roofs. Only three other automotive groups are listed by the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association as solar producers, and none has the capacity of the Gerry Wood Group.

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03/13/15 by Juanita Teschner

North Carolina One of Top States for Solar Energy

North Carolina has been ranked among the Top 10 statesin the nation for solar energy, according to the 2014 Solar Market Insight Report.

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