Green Energy News

Video and Slideshow of ReVenture Park's Grand Unveiling and Award Ceremony

August 7, 2014 Over 200 hundred people attended the Grand Unveiling of ReVenture Park. The EPA Region 4 presented the “Excellence in Site Reuse” Award during the ceremony. NC Governor Pat McCrory, NC Speaker of the House Thom Tillis, Clariant President and CEO Ken Golder, and EPA Region 4 Superfund Director Franklin Hill were honoredRead the entire article…

Green Industrial Park Near Mount Holly Starting to Bloom

August 11, 2014. Gaston Gazette The firm that has been working to redevelop a contaminated industrial site near Mount Holly says it now has 10 companies operating there. Those consist of start-up businesses and pilot projects that employ a total of 40 to 45 people. Officials say they are demonstrating the potential of ReVenture ParkRead the entire article…

WSOC-TV:Reventure Park Rejuvenated with Nine New businesses Setting Up Shop

ReVenture Developer Says He's Ready for Another Project

Charlotte Business Journal ReVenture Park developer Tom McKittrick says the project has proved that an “eco-industrial park” can be built from distressed industrial sites. When he does his next project, and he insists there will be one, he says he will apply the lessons he learned in developing ReVenture. In a new video, McKittrick explainsRead the entire article…

ReVenture Park Unveiling Celebrates Green Industry Built on Brownfields Site

August 8, 2014. Charlotte Business Journal Politicians, economic developers, sustainability advocates and energy entrepreneurs and regulators were among the 170 speakers and guests who showed up Thursday for the official unveiling of the ReVenture Park in Mount Holly. PHOTOS And the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was on hand to give park developer Tom McKittrick anRead the entire article…

Forsite Development, Inc. Receives EPA Region 4's "Excellence in Site Reuse" Award for ReVenture Park

August 7, 2014. Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented the Region 4 “Excellence in Site Reuse” award to Forsite Development, Inc. for redeveloping the Martin-Marietta, Sodyeco, Inc. Superfund site in Charlotte, North Carolina, into ReVenture Park, the region’s first eco-industrial energy park. The award ceremony took place during the Grand Unveiling of ReVentureRead the entire article…

Tucker RNG: Little Machine, Big Impact

June 25, 2014 Biomass Magazine By Maureen Essen, Caroline Morris and Nate Anderson   When the Tucker RNG thermal conversion unit connected to the power grid for the first time April 23 in Charlotte, N.C., Richard Tucker, president of Tucker Engineering Associates, could feel the weight of the world coming off his shoulders. After moreRead the entire article…

Second Annual RMRS-BRDI Project Conference held at ReVenture Park

March 18, 2014. A successful second annual meeting of the RMRS-led Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) project, focusing on biomass utilization and advanced conversion technology, took place in Charlotte, North Carolina, last month. In addition to featuring research presentations and updates, the meeting centered on the third generation woody biomass conversion system now locatedRead the entire article…

ReVenture Park to host Biomass Research and Development Initiative Conference

February 26, 2014. ReVenture Park, Charlotte’s first Eco-Industrial Park, will host a two-day project conference and annual meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) on Feb. 26-27, 2014. Led by a research team from the U.S. Forest Service’s Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS) in Fort Collins, Colo., the conference focuses on the researchRead the entire article…

ReVenture Park announces Recycling Business Recruitment Program

October 23, 2013. ReVenture Park™ is an innovative Brownfield redevelopment of a 667-acre shuttered manufacturing complex in Charlotte, NC.  This former textile dye manufacturing facility has extensive infrastructure and facilities that make it uniquely suited to enable and attract recycling related businesses.  The developer, Forsite Development is transforming the site into Charlotte’s first Eco-Industrial ParkRead the entire article…