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Green investments can pay off big

If anyone questions the value of a company making green investments, ask them if $7 billion is an adequate ROI.

That’s the net profit Dow Chemical, which has a plant in Knoxville, reports it has earned from investing $2 billion in energy efficiency projects. Since 1994, the company has found ways to save 1.8 quadrillion British Thermal Units of energy.

That’s a lot of green — saved and earned.

Here’s the full story as reported by Fortune:

Dow’s amazing $7 billion profit on green

Green expo at Walters State

If you’re looking for a break from tax day, check out the Going Green Expo at Walters State on April 15.

The offers green businesses a chance to showcase their products and services.

Vendor space is still available. Registrations are required, but space is free. For more information, contact O’Vercum, director at 423-318-2341 or Connie.OVercum@ws.edu.

The expo will be held from11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on April 15 in the “Z” Buda Assembly Hall and Gymnasium on the Morristown campus.