Monthly Archives: April 2011

April 20, 2011 – Biomass OK’d, Duke clear to buy credits

By | 2011-04-20T19:11:44+00:00 April 20th, 2011|News|

April 20, 2011 - N.C. regulators have granted most of ReVenture Park's request to declare yard waste and other material the development intends to use in a waste-to-energy plant as renewable energy source under state law. The ruling Monday by the N.C. Utilities Commission clears the way for ReVenture to sell biomass-produced electricity and renewable-energy

April 19, 2011- Regulators support ReVenture biomass plant fuel as renewable

By | 2011-04-19T19:12:17+00:00 April 19th, 2011|News|

N.C. regulators have granted most of ReVenture Park's request to declare yard waste and other material the development intends to use in a waste-to-energy plant as renewable energy source under state law. The ruling Monday by the N.C. Utilities Commission clears the way for ReVenture to sell biomass-produced electricity and renewable-energy credits to Duke Energy

April 13, 2011 – Foxhole landfill may get more waste

By | 2011-04-13T19:13:04+00:00 April 13th, 2011|News|

$15 million approved for possible expansion The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners has approved spending $15 million to expand the Foxhole landfill and taken a step to reclassify waste allowed at that facility. The board, in several 8-1 votes, agreed last week to allow ReVenture Park, a waste-toenergy facility, to name the county-owned landfill as

April 7, 2011 – N.C. Public Staff: ReVenture fuel is renewable

By | 2011-04-07T00:33:05+00:00 April 7th, 2011|News|

North Carolina's advocate for utility customers recommends that state regulators grant ReVenture Park's request that they declare municipal waste yard waste are legitimate sources for renewable energy under N.C. law. Gisele Rankin, an attorney for the Public Staff of the N.C. Utilities Commission, made the recommendation at a staff conference with the commission on Monday.

April 5, 2011 – Forsite Solidifies Development, Financing Team for 667-Acre Eco-Industrial Park

By | 2011-04-05T00:34:10+00:00 April 5th, 2011|News|

Forsite Development has added development and financing partners for a 667-acre redevelopment of a shuttered textile dye manufacturing plant in northwest Houston. The eco-industrial park, ReVenture Park, has secured backing from ReCommunity, a recently formed, locally based recycling and resource recovery operator, as well as Pegasus Capital Advisors LP and Hannon Armstrong Securities LLC. At

Commissioners vote to spend $15 million to expand Ballantyne landfill

By | 2011-04-05T00:33:43+00:00 April 5th, 2011|News|

April 5, 2011 - MECKLENBURG COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Despite criticism they hadn't given nearby residents a fair chance to weigh in, Mecklenburg County commissioners voted 8 to 1 Tuesday night to spend $15 million to expand a landfill in the Ballantyne area. Right now, the county-owned Foxhole Landfill, which is located on Highway 521