WMC: Solar panels bring 3.7M kilowatts of electricity to Frayser

WMC: Solar panels bring 3.7M kilowatts of electricity to Frayser A new form of green energy is headed to Frayser. Memphis, Light, Gas & Water and Nike are both excited about the new solar array plan. The new solar panels will generate 3.7 million kilowatt hours of electricity every year. That’s enough to power more than 240 houses. The solar panels will be installed at Nike’s Logistics Campus in Frayser and be interconnected with MLGW’s electric grid. Tennessee Valley Authority selected MLGW and Nike to be part of a solar panel pilot program. It’s the second significant energy efficient development … Continue reading WMC: Solar panels bring 3.7M kilowatts of electricity to Frayser

ICYMI: High Ground News: $60M grant to reshape flood-prone areas

High Ground News: $60M grant to reshape flood-prone areas Shelby County government has been awarded a $60 million grant to use for the prevention of flood damage in communities that were affected by flooding in May 2011. The grant will be used to create a flood plain near Millington, Wolf River Greenway work near Raleigh and Frayser, homeowner relocation in Southwest Memphis, and future flood risk research. Shelby County was one of over 60 jurisdictions across the U.S. that competed for the Housing and Urban Development Department resiliency competition that was launched in 2014. It was funded through a $1 … Continue reading ICYMI: High Ground News: $60M grant to reshape flood-prone areas

MBJ: Pink Diva Cupcakery is a vegan restaurant that opened last week in Memphis.

“A new player just entered the cupcake game. Pink Diva Cupcakery opened last week at 394 N. Watkins Road. All products are vegan and cater to customers with dairy, egg, milk, peanut and walnut allergies. “Come out and help me redefine what vegan should be,” said Pink Diva owner,Cassi Conyers. … A grand opening is in the works, but the shop will provide some sweet treats at the Crosstown groundbreaking event on Feb. 21.” Pink Diva Cupcakery is a vegan restaurant that opened last week in Memphis. – Memphis Business Journal. Continue reading MBJ: Pink Diva Cupcakery is a vegan restaurant that opened last week in Memphis.