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April 21, 2013 | Tom Ballard

TREEDC goes international

TREEDC-teknoThe Tennessee Renewable Energy and Economic Development Council (TREEDC) has gone international.

“With the successful establishment of regional and local networks in Tennessee, TREEDC intends to replicate the implementation of the network in the Philippines through the TREEDC International Exchange Program,” Warren Nevad told recently.

Nevad is a Municipal Management Consultant with the University of Tennessee’s Municipal Technical Advisory Services who also serves as TREEDC Director.

He said that the organization is partnering with the Renewable Energy Association of the Philippines to facilitate partnerships for Philippine colleges, universities and local governments with TREEDC members in Tennessee.

Nevad explained that the pilot program would enable the exchange of resources and information including strategies and best practices “to hasten renewable energy development/utilization. We are also interested in replicating the development of a TREEDC public/private model in the Philippines as well as in other states and countries.”

TREEDC ‘s official news release is available here (TREEDC Philippines).

Nevad also provided two newspaper articles from Philippine newspapers: