The United Church of Christ Highlights Community Solar Energy Development Work with AIRE

  AIRE’s work with Elon Community Church and First Congregational UCC was recently featured in an article on the United Church of Christ’s (UCC) website. Please enjoy the below sample before reading this fine article in it entirety at their site HERE. If imitation is the best form of flattery, then the members of First

4 Ways We the People Can Create a More Perfect Renewable Energy Union

For several years now, AIRE has been developing innovative approaches for rapidly financing and developing renewable energy, specifically solar energy, here in the Southeast. Apparently, some of the Folks over at Think Progress have been pondering this as well – in fact they’ve shared it with the entire Internet HERE. In the meantime, here’s a

The J.O.B.S. Project Ponders the Outlook for West Virginia Renewables

Here’s a post by our Friends at the JOBS Project now featured on Renewable Energy World’s blog HERE. Here’s a quote from the post awaiting you: With the strident partisanism in Washington (clean vs. dirty energy) and the international solar trade debate (China vs. America) in mind I believe President Carter’s words ring true today:

The NC Sustainable Energy Association’s “Making Energy Work” Conference: NC A Leader In The Southeast’s Clean Energy Economy

NCSEA’s annual meeting and conference, Making Energy Work, highlighted many green energy victories for North Carolina in 2011: the renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors generated $3,100,000,000 in gross revenues for the year North Carolina is home to two of the Nation’s fastest growing Fortune 50 companies – both renewable energy businesses the clean energy

Important Update on Federal Renewable Energy Incentive

For folks considering a renewable energy project and believe there is some possibility for commencing it before the end of the year, the following information will be of interest. This information is intended solely as a primer. More detailed information and consultation with the appropriate professionals should be secured before taking any action. Please contact

NC Sustainable Energy Association Conference Wed, 11/9 – Register Now!

Top 5 Reasons to Attend NCSEA’s Making Energy Work Conference Wednesday, November 9th 5. Celebrate NC’s Clean Energy Economy 4. Gain CEOs’ Insight on Clean Energy’s Future 3. Get the Scoop on the 2011 Industries Census 2. Hear Latest on the Duke-Progress Merger 1. Network and Build Relationships This has been an eventful year for

Update on NC Senate 1068 – Wind Permitting in North Carolina

Thanks to a huge grassroots effort, the ban on windpower in the NC mountains has been averted, at least for the moment. By our count, AIRE and other groups were able to mobilize hundreds of calls and emails to senators over the 4th of July weekend. The senate Agriculture, Environment, and Natural Resources committee discussed

AIRE Named Featured Environmental Non-Profit Organization for the 2009 Music on the Mountaintop Festival

“AIRE is extremely honored, flattered and excited to be Music on the Mountaintop’s feature environmental non-profit organization for 2009,” said Steve Owen, founder and director of AIRE. “We couldn’t be more delighted to be part of a great scene with the best music in the world, and to join with other area groups working for