Jackson County Green Energy Park

 

Contact:   Timm Muth, Director
Mailing Address:   401 Grindstaff Cove Road
Sylva, NC 28779

Phone Number:   828-631-0271

Fax Number:   828-631-0271

Email Address:   tmuth@jacksonNC.org 

Website Address:   http://www.jcgep.org/
http://www.facebook.com; search Jackson County Green Energy Park
Office Hours:   2 hours by appointment.

Location:   From WCU Campus, take Hwy 107 until it turns into Main Street. Continue through downtown Sylva and downtown Dillsboro. Cross Hwy 441. Pass the Huddle House restaurant (on yur left) and continue on about 3/4 mile. Follow the signs toward the Green Energy Park, on your right.

Agency Description:   The Green Energy Park  provides a space for the public to create art and build a sense of community, using renewable energy.  Our mission is to offer environmental protection, educational opportunities, and increased economic development to the community through the utilization of landfill gas and other clean, renewable energy resources.  The Green Energy Park currently hosts the only blacksmithing forges, metal foundry,  and flameworking torches in the world fired with landfill gas. We also have one of only three glassblowing shops to use landfill gas. Our outdoor ceramics kiln is fired using waste wood and waste vegetable oil as fuels. Our ongoing classes are open to the public, and a variety of intern positions are open to qualified applicants.

Training:   Provided by the Green Energy Park.

Time Commitment:   Dependent upon schedule.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements:   N/A

Volunteer Involvement:   Dependent upon schedule.

 

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