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Rural Virginia Renewable Energy Fest Sparks Curiosity, Not Controversy

Article by Mason Adams In a community where renewables have provoked backlash, expo offered a showcase for clean energy entrepreneurs, advocates.Renewable energy is still a controversial topic in Floyd County, Virginia, but solar-baked chocolate chip cookies? Not so much. Children huddled around Alex Haney, a project manager for Affordable Energy

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SustainFloyd Presents Senator Tim Kaine with The Personal Climate Pledge

On January 6, 2018 SustainFloyd board member, Woody Crenshaw, attended a panel with Senator Tim Kaine at the Floyd EcoVillage. Having known each other for some years, Kaine and Crenshaw had the opportunity to chat after the discussion on local agricultural concerns where Crenshaw presented Kaine with the SustainFloyd “Personal

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SustainFloyd and JMU Center for Wind Energy Present Information on Small Wind Opportunities in Floyd, County.

SustainFloyd and the Center for Wind Energy at James Madison University (JMU) are partnering to present an informational meeting on small wind energy opportunities in Floyd County. Small wind or Distributed wind can be defined as systems for homes, schools, farms and businesses that may range from 1 KW to

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