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  • New State-Specific Resources on EFC Website August 13, 2020
    By: Erin Ansbro New growth has sprung up at EFC! To make our many resources more accessible, we have added “Resources by State” pages for all fifty states. The new layout changes include a clickable map, state-specific information, and all available years of resources in one place. From the home page, hover over the “Resources” […]
  • Financial Resilience: Tools to test a utility’s ability to “weather the storm” July 23, 2020
    These are unprecedented times. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, social norms have changed and unemployment has risen sharply across the nation. As states have pushed residents to stay home, water usage patterns have altered for both commercial and residential customers. In many cases, commercial customers have decreased use while residential customers have increased. Schools have […]
  • 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 […]

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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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