Western North Carolina’s first planned sustainable business campus, 10 minutes from Asheville, NC


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  • Environmental Impact Bonds: Where are they now? July 2, 2020
    In 2017, the EFC wrote about an exciting new financial instrument: the Environmental Impact Bond (EIB). At the time of the original blog post, EIBs were mostly theoretical, the only one in existence being issued by DC Water, but still very early in the process. Modeled after the Social Impact Bond, an EIB was novel […]
  • How are North Carolina Utilities Faring During the Pandemic? Four Key Insights from Survey Results June 18, 2020
    With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, utilities across the nation continue to adapt to rapidly changing conditions through a number of measures, from suspending water shut-offs to implementing cost-saving maneuvers like reducing energy costs. To better understand some of the financial implications of the pandemic, the Environmental Finance Center surveyed 93 water and wastewater utilities in […]
  • Measuring the Impact: An Evaluation of 379 ARC-Funded Water and Wastewater Projects (FY 2009 – FY 2016) June 11, 2020
    Funding programs that support drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects generate benefits that exceed simply providing cost savings to the communities receiving subsidized loans and grants. Water and wastewater infrastructure is critical for economic development, environmental protection, public health, and various aspects of improving communities’ quality of life. When investing in water and wastewater systems, […]
  • Visualizing the Value (of a State Revolving Fund Loan) June 3, 2020
    Imagine a town called “Smallville.” Smallville, as you might guess, is small. The town’s water utility needs a new water tank, and they need it now. Like most systems across the US, Smallville’s system is aging and has significant infrastructure needs. Smallville generally knows the assets that are most critical and has assigned a level […]

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Energy Condo Reems Creek Weaverville

In the beautiful Valley Reems Creek in Weaverville, a new solar powered light industrial mixed-used development is leading a new way of doing business. Entrepreneur, General Contractor and Electrical Contractor Russell Thomas, CEO of REBG, Inc. along with a local architect group, have designed a sustainable business campus set to host innovative and green businesses that reach for the triple bottom line.

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