Renewable Energy - Community Impacts
- Ethanol's Economic Impact on Rural Communities, David Swenson, November/December 2008.
- Clean Energy Blueprint Benefits Farmers and Rural Economies, Union of Concerned Scientists.
- I-35 BioVillage, Swaledale, Iowa - In time, the BioVillage will have parks, open green spaces; a grocery/convenience store that heavily relies on local and organic foods; fuel (E10, E85 and biodiesel); displays and educational events about topics related to sustainability and green; recreational vehicle grounds; a performing arts center; and more.
- Sunenergie, Austin, Texas - Patrick Van Haren launched Sunenergie in 2003 out of a desire to bring marketing expertise to the agriculture sector and the renewable energy industry. After weathering several setbacks over the years, the company is now prepared to put $200 million in assets into bioenergy and compost production.