All posts by Amira Ferjani

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher Floats Innovative Idea for a Floating Solar+Storage System

The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) at NC State University is working with the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher to develop an innovative solar plus energy storage installation to improve both the sustainability and the resiliency of the aquarium. The proposed design concept has a unique feature: the solar installation will float on […]

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2022 Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project Grant Funds Available Now

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Shannon Helm, 919-423-8340, shannon_helm@ncsu.edu Project Contact: Heather Brutz, hmbrutz@ncsu.edu OR Rick Sapienza, 919-515-2788, resapienza@ncsu.edu 2022 Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project Grant Funds Available Now Over $1,500,000 to be awarded for transportation-related emission reductions Raleigh, N.C. (May 12, 2022) – The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) at North […]

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The Relationship of Environmental, Social and Governance to Clean Energy Today

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. This ESG criteria has been adopted throughout the United States financial industry as a way to measure a corporation’s sustainability and societal impact alongside financial […]

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2022 State Energy Conference Connects the Clean Energy Community in North Carolina

On April 26 and 27, over 700 clean energy professionals joined the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) for the 2022 State Energy Conference of North Carolina (SEC), which returned in-person in Raleigh, NC for the first time since 2019.  SEC had over 30 sessions to choose from in six different tracks: Residential Homes/Clean Transportation, […]

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19 Communities in the Carolinas Achieve SolSmart Designation & Are Ready To Go Solar

During the second day of the 2022 State Energy Conference of North Carolina, conference attendees came together to recognize new and existing SolSmart Communities across North and South Carolina who have worked to make it faster, easier and more affordable to go solar in their jurisdictions.  The NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) served as […]

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Renewable Natural Gas – A Primer on North Carolina’s Biogas Resources

Increased production and utilization of renewable natural gas (RNG) in North Carolina could significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the agricultural sector while also providing renewable energy for industrial processes as well as the state’s electrical grid. As North Carolina’s number one industry, agriculture and agribusiness generate billions of dollars in revenue each year. […]

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North Carolina Organizations Can Apply for Phase 2 VolksWagen Funds to Electrify their Fleets & Expand EV Infrastructure

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality is now soliciting proposals for participation in Phase 2 of the NC Volkswagen Settlement Mitigation Program. Phase 2 is the final phase, and the NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) plans to invest the remaining $67.9 million settlement funds during the time period of […]

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Sessions Announced for the 2022 State Energy Conference of North Carolina

The 2022 State Energy Conference of North Carolina, hosted by NC State University’s Office of Professional Development and the NC Clean Energy Technology Center, offers this annual, two-day event for professionals in the energy industry and researchers. Entering its 20th year, the annual conference has earned a reputation as the premier forum highlighting and discussing […]

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Submit Your Artwork for the 2022 “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest

North Carolina students from kindergarten through high school can submit their artwork for a chance to be featured on billboards across the state Show how you can help keep the air clean for Earth Day this year! The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) has officially launched the 5th Annual “Keep Our Air Clean” […]

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Coming This Month: 2022 “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest Launches March 14

North Carolina students from kindergarten through high school are invited to submit their artwork for a chance to be featured on billboards across the state! Show us how you help keep the air clean this Earth Day! The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) is excited to announce the 5th Annual “Keep Our Air […]

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