On April 26 and 27, over 700 clean energy professionals joined NCCETC for the 2022 State Energy Conference of North Carolina (SEC), which returned in-person in Raleigh, NC for the first time since 2019. Attendees came from a variety of backgrounds, including state and local government, non-profits, startups, academia and corporate organizations – joined under the SEC’s theme: “Connecting North Carolina’s Diverse Energy Economy.”learn more about SEC 2022 Learn More
Electrification of transportation is exciting and challenging. Market forces are already pushing us in the direction of electric vehicles, but our electric “refueling” infrastructure is lagging. Investments are being made and more are coming in the form of grants, incentives, and substantial federal investments. Our challenge here in North Carolina is to prepare now for this influx of funding, to ensure we are ready for it, and that we use it effectively and efficiently. This guidance document helps the reader understand how to get ready and where to find detailed guides for different aspects of building the new EV charging infrastructure.download the document now Learn More
The NCCETC announces the following request for proposals (RFP) through the 2022 Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) project. The 2022 initiative will offer $1.5 million, focused on reducing transportation-related emissions, and supported with federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality funding from the N.C. Department of Transportation. The primary purpose of the CFAT project is to reduce transportation-related emissions in 24 eligible North Carolina counties.Learn how to apply for CFAT Grant Funding Learn More
DSIREinsight 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. DSIREinsight'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.Learn more Learn More
As North Carolina identifies a pathway towards carbon neutrality and a sustainable economy, the NCCETC at NC State University is actively working to advance the development and adoption of clean energy technology in governments, academia, industries and non-profit communities.Learn more about next steps Learn More
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.
The State Energy Conference 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. Attend in-person or all virtual!
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For Immediate Release Media Contact: Shannon Helm, 919-423-8340, firstname.lastname@example.org Project Contact: Heather Brutz, email@example.com OR Rick Sapienza, 919-515-2788, firstname.lastname@example.org 2022 Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project Grant Funds Available Now…Learn More
The environmental, social and governance, or ESG, movement has shifted the goals of corporations across the globe to include a more holistic approach including environmental, social and corporate governance concerns.…Learn More
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