DSIRE Insight provides policy research and analysis services to energy industry professionals. It is a project of the NC Clean Energy Technology Center, expanding upon the Center’s Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency and and 50 States quarterly policy tracking reports. DSIRE Insight's subscription services focus on distributed solar, grid modernization and energy storage, and electric vehicles, as well as customized energy policy research. Take a deeper dive into U.S. clean energy policy, and learn more about new policies and policy changes under consideration across the country.

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Submit Your Artwork for the "Keep Our Air Clean" Student Art Contest

NCCETC has launched the 2nd Annual “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest, where students in North Carolina from kindergarten through college can submit their artwork focused on the theme of actions that individuals and families can take to reduce the amount of air pollution from vehicles. Winners will have their artwork featured on billboards across the state!

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2019 State Energy Conference of North Carolina

The 2019 State Energy Conference of North Carolina, April 30-May 1 in Raleigh, NC, provides actionable insight into the business of energy, connecting technical innovation, diverse resources and industry opportunity to help drive North Carolina's regional energy economy forward with national impact. Online registration deadline is April 22.

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NCCETC Helps Successful Lighting Project For TSG Finishing

As of late 2018, the project was completed successfully, resulting in not only more efficient and safe lighting, but also an estimated $19,000 in annual energy charges savings, and a 5-year estimated savings of $97,000, resulting in a payback of 1.6 years.

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Fuel What Matters

Fuel What Matters is a public education awareness campaign designed to connect the citizens of North Carolina with the transportation technologies and practices that help improve air quality, save money and reduce dependence on foreign oil.

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The 50 States Reports

Our Policy Team tracks legislative and regulatory activity on solar, grid modernization, energy storage and electric vehicles across the country in its 50 States quarterly reports. The reports keep industry stakeholders informed of policy and regulatory changes in the clean energy sector.

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Customer Rate Comparison Tool

The Customer Rate Comparison Tool is offered as a service to electric utilities and other energy providers. Customers can interact with the tool showing how their decisions may impact energy bills. The tool can be customized to inform the customer about new electric rates, energy efficiency options, energy use of home appliances and other factors that affect energy bills.

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Our Work

We organize our work around these six areas:

Renewable Energy

Clean Power & Industrial Efficiency

Clean Transportation



Center Projects

News and Updates

NCCETC Student Becomes NCCETC Solar Trainer

Student of Train the Trainer Solar Course in 2010 teaches PV fundamentals and installation in March 2019 [caption id="attachment_3577" align="aligncenter" width="387"] Gene Wilson teaching Coastal Carolina University CCU Solar Ambassador…

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Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Information & Input Sessions

Last week, members of the public attended four Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Information & Input Sessions hosted by the NC Clean Energy Technology Center and the NC Department of Transportation…

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