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By Kathy Henderson, Director of Economic Development, CCEDC What is Net Zero?  According to the World Green Building Council (WGBC), the definition of a net zero carbon building is a building that is highly energy efficient and fully powered from on-site and/or off-site renewable energy sources.  The WGBC is dedicated to supporting market transformation towards 100% net…

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By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities If you’re struggling to pay your electric bill, we have programs that can help. This year, summer heat will likely do what it usually does – increase your monthly bill primarily because you’re using your air conditioning more. And this summer brings the added challenges of…

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By Marlyn Kissner, Executive Director, CCEDC After a few challenging months, tomorrow, June 12th, Carbon County will finally be in the GREEN! Like you, we are super excited for this long awaited milestone! So as we flatten the curve and experience some eased restrictions, it is important to keep in mind that there are still…

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We’ll power through COVID-19 together By Carol Obando-Derstine, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities The impacts of the coronavirus epidemic are everywhere. There is the sad toll of illnesses and lives lost. There are economic repercussions in millions of lost jobs, closed businesses and more. The economic effects may make it harder for some customers…

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By Tony Iannelli |President & CEO, Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Published by the The Morning Call | Apr 15, 2020 It was late January and the chamber held its 2020 Economic Outlook event at SteelStacks. The event, as usual, was packed with 600 community and business leaders shaking hands, hugging and happily sharing…

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By Carol Obando-Derstine, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities We’re facing this public health challenge together. During the pandemic, we know our customers have questions and concerns about their electric service, how they can get bill payment assistance, electrical safety and energy efficiency information, and more.  We have our customers’ backs and are here for…

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By Marlyn Kissner, Executive Director, CCEDC First and foremost, on behalf of the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation and the business community, thank you to our doctors, nurses, CNAs, EMTs, police officers and all who are on the front line, fighting this pandemic, day in and day out. You are true heroes, and we…

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By Dina Tulli Davis, CCEDC Director of Marketing & Communications Every once in awhile, life throws you a curve ball. This time, that curve ball is not only affecting individuals and their businesses but also the “world collective.” Uncertainty and fear can breed a lot of discomfort, especially when we are forced to venture outside…

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By Kathy Henderson, Director of Economic Development, CCEDC There is no doubt that COVID-19 has irrevocably changed the way businesses will compete over the next decade.  How will you survive as a business much less compete in the coming months?  Let’s put this in perspective.  Events like COVID-19 are called “Black Swan Events” and are…

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By Dina Tulli Davis, CCEDC Director of Marketing & Communications On Saturday, February 29, 2020, we all get one additional day to make a difference with this year being Leap Year. What will you be doing with this extra day? We invite you to join the CCEDC and take part in #LeapOfKindnessDay and do something kind for…

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