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Virginia Community Wood Energy Program Sows the Seeds for Appalachian Wood Energy Hub

Center for Natural Capital activities in Southwest Virginia continue to focus on the development of the Appalachian Wood Energy Hub.  The Appalachian Wood Energy Hub will be at the center of an effort to support forest, river, and community health, improve biodiversity and reduce the chance of catastrophic wildfires by taking the otherwise no/low value […]


Community Wood Energy Program Continues Exploration of New Market Opportunities in Virginia

The Virginia Community Wood Energy Program has had a site visit with Halifax County Public Schools in Southside Virginia, and has begun pre-feasibility screening of their fuel oil heated buildings, including the 288,000 square foot Halifax County High, which is next up in their capital improvement plan for renovations.  


Virginia Community Wood Energy Program Welcomes Betty Dixon and Ed Sontag

The Center for Natural Capital is pleased to announce the hiring of two consultants to assist with the energy program.  Betty Dixon is a social worker and entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience providing community based services throughout Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic.  After a stint in both the public and private sector, Betty co-founded Virginia’s […]


Center for Natural Capital + Partners Completes Local Wood Energy Market Analysis for Rappahannock, Culpeper, and Fauquier Counties, VA

Today the Center completed a groundbreaking market analysis of local wood energy for the Northern Piedmont of Virginia. The analysis. This preliminary market analysis had three objectives: 1) evaluate the feasibility of converting regional public buildings currently using fuel oil, propane or electricity for heating space and hot water over to using wood fuels, 2) […]