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Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Hosts Clean Tech Executive Forum

02/13/14

Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Hosts Clean Tech Executive Forum

The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce recently held Clean Tech Executive Forum at the American Cancer Society in Atlanta. The event was sponsored by Coca Cola, Cousins, Georgia Center for Innovation in Energy, Toto, and Nissan. Jay Shaver (photo), Senior Project Manager GE Digital Energy, said the energy business is booming. “We expect demand to grow by 75 percent by 2030,” he said. GE employs 30,000 and brings in $137 billion in revenue. Smartgrid technology  has made efficiency/sustainability the “fifth fuel,” and GE's Grid IQ Experience Center in Atlanta has had 10,000 visitors since opening in 2010. Explaining the “fifth fuel” concept, John Rossi, CEO of  Comverge, said that there are three points of leakage in the current...

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The Georgia Chamber of Commerce hosts "Eggs & Issues" Breakfast

01/17/14

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce hosts "Eggs & Issues" Breakfast

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce just concluded its three day gala with the annual “Eggs & Issues” Breakfast with remarks from Gov. Nathan Deal, House Speaker David Ralston and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle. Public safety and the port deepening were high on the agenda, with the governor planning to expand life flight helicopter service to southwest Georgia, complete the Jimmy Deloach Parkway and provide more funding to make sure the Savannah Harbor will be deepened in time for new port traffic from the Panama Canal. “We’re ready to get this show on the road,” says Deal. Education and work force development were among other highlighted topics, with the governor pledging $5 million of this year’s budget to welding, health, diesel and information...

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Happy Holidays

12/25/13

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to You and Yours

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Movie Filming in Georgia

12/12/13

Movie Filming in Georgia

It's Lights! Camera! Action! in Camden County at the old St. Mary's jail at City Hall recently when a crew was in Georgia to film "The Prisoner" in the "filming mecca," Camden County. For more about what is happening in Camden County, see our feature in December's Georgia Trend Issue. Iranian film director Mahmoud Shoulizadeh instructs actor Scott J. Smith playing a prison guard. Photo credits: www.stmarysmagazine.com

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Art of the Meal: 5&10 by Krista Reese

12/09/13

Art of the Meal: 5&10 by Krista Reese

"If you’ve been around Athens long enough to remember when the original 5&10 opened 13 years ago, you might recall the almost magical singularity of the place. In those days, young chef Hugh Acheson’s fluffy unibrow looked a little like a unicorn’s horn. In a small town, in a small house, the Canadian Acheson (with a band of young acolytes) reclaimed the Southern food narrative and pitched it forward." Continue reading Art of the Meal: 5&10 in our December issue of Georgia Trend by Krista Reese Photo Credit: Koko Warner/www.modportfolio.com

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