All posts by Nicole Deck

 

Energy Storage Study Final Report Released

The final Energy Storage Options for North Carolina report has been released. In response to House Bill 589, NC State researchers, including the NC Clean Energy Technology Center, began a study of energy storage technologies late last year to address how energy storage can provide value to North Carolina consumers based on factors such as capital […]

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Ted Spencer joins staff as new Clean Power & Industrial Efficiency Project Engineer

Ted Spencer joins NC Clean Energy Technology Center’s staff as the new Clean Power & Industrial Efficiency Project Engineer! A native of Charlotte, Ted spent nine years in the Navy after high school, working on aircraft carriers. He graduated from NC State University in 2014 with a degree in Electrical Engineering, and worked in the […]

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SolSmart Advisor Training in Washington, DC

Our Special Projects Manager Anne Tazewell and Policy Analyst David Sarkisian were in Washington, DC this week for SolSmart Advisor training! SolSmart is a national designation program recognizing cities, counties, and towns that foster the development of mature local solar markets. To help communities achieve designation, SolSmart provides no-cost technical assistance from a team of national experts who […]

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Building Energy Resilience in Tennessee Webinar on Dec. 12

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is an efficient and environmentally beneficial approach to generating electric power and useful thermal energy from a single fuel source; typically increasing efficiency up to at least 75% over traditional energy generation. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates the technical potential for combined heat and power applications in Tennessee to be […]

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Open call for projects through Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project

NC Clean Energy Technology Center has an open call for projects through the Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project. The application deadline for this new round of funding is December 17, 2018. The Federal fiscal year 2019 $3.8 million initiative, focused on reducing transportation-related emissions, is supported with federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality funding through the NC […]

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Gov. Cooper issues executive order to increase number of ZEVs

Last week, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 80, which calls for the State of North Carolina to protect North Carolina’s environment while growing clean energy technologies. Executive Order 80 affirms North Carolina’s commitment to reducing statewide greenhouse gas emissions to 40% below 2005 levels, calls for a 40% reduction in energy consumption in state-owned […]

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Learn More About New Air Quality Improvement Grant Projects

Earlier this month, the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) announced the results of a call for projects through the Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project. The 2017-2018 $5.6 million initiative, focused on reducing transportation-related emissions, is supported with federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality funding from the N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT). More than $1,100,101 is […]

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Leveraging Federal and Regional Partnerships to Improve Long-term Energy Resilience

Florida is no stranger to the catastrophic impacts of hurricanes. With 72 lives lost and an estimated economic loss of $83 billion to the state as a result of Hurricane Irma in 2017, improving the reliability and resilience of energy systems is a top priority for those who manage critical infrastructure facilities, including hospitals, military […]

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