Master Plan

Current Projects

  • 3.5 net megawatt biomass combined heat and power plant
  • Urban wood recycling
  • A platform to research new renewable energy technologies on a large scale
  • A regional wastewater treatment facility by Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities (CMU)
  • A green technology research laboratory and green business incubator
  • The development of a Bio-fuels production facility
  • Ethanol production pilot project
  • Office space for green or environmental not-for-profit organizations
  • A new 300,000 +/- square foot Eco-Industrial Park that will cater to small businesses focused on energy efficiency, renewable energy and environmental technology
  • A 177 acre conservation easement and trail system along the Long Creek basin that will connect the Carolina Thread Trail to the U.S. National Whitewater Center
  • Energy crop demonstration stand
  • Multiple wildlife habitat enhancement projects in conjunction with the NC Wildlife Federation

Proposed Projects

  • Syngas to Transportation Fuel
  • Compressed National Gas Vehicle Conversions
  • Solar Thermal Project
  • Algae to Waste-to-Energy Fuel Protection
  • Anerobic Digestion facility including an indoor composting facility
  • Brown Grease Recycling & Fuel Conversion
  • Wood Waste to Bio-Diesel Conversion
  • 350,000 SF Office/Resesearch Lab Project Focused Exclusively on Clean Energy Tenants