2021 State Energy Virtual Conference Connects the Clean Energy Community in North Caorlina

Last week, hundreds of clean energy professionals joined the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) for the virtual 2021 State Energy Conference of North Carolina (SEC). SEC had over 30 sessions to choose from in six different tracks: Commercial & Industrial Buildings, Governmental & Institutional Buildings, Residential Homes, Renewable Energy, Grid Edge and Utilities & […]

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The 50 States of Grid Modernization Q1 2021: Grid Modernization Sees Busiest Quarter Yet, Driven by State Legislative Activity

Raleigh, NC – (April 28, 2021) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q1 2021 edition of The 50 States of Grid Modernization. The quarterly series provides insights on state regulatory and legislative discussions and actions on grid modernization, utility business model and rate reforms, energy storage, microgrids, and demand response. The report […]

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Electric Vehicles Are Paving the Way for Emission-Free Transportation

Electric vehicles are gaining popularity as the cost of batteries continues to decrease, and many are beginning to gravitate towards them to not only help save the environment but also to help them save money. Electric vehicles (EVs) are transforming the automotive industry worldwide, with global sales increasing by 43 percent in 2020.  Today, EVs […]

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The 50 States of Solar: States Consider Over 120 Bills Related to Distributed Solar Policy in Q1 2021

Raleigh, NC – (April 21, 2021) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q1 2021 edition of The 50 States of Solar. The quarterly series provides insights on state regulatory and legislative discussions and actions on distributed solar policy, with a focus on net metering, distributed solar valuation, community solar, residential fixed charges, […]

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The 50 States of Electric Vehicles: All 50 States Took Electric Vehicle Actions During 2020

Raleigh, NC – (February 11, 2021) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2020 annual review and Q4 2020 update edition of The 50 States of Electric Vehicles. The quarterly series provides insights on state regulatory and legislative discussions and actions on electric vehicles and charging infrastructure. The report finds that all 50 […]

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The 50 States of Grid Modernization: Energy Storage and Utility Business Model Reforms Take Focus in 2020

Raleigh, NC – (February 3, 2021) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2020 annual review and Q4 2020 update edition of The 50 States of Grid Modernization. The quarterly series provides insights on state regulatory and legislative discussions and actions on grid modernization, utility business model and rate reforms, energy storage, microgrids, […]

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Planning an Affordable, Resilient and Sustainable Grid in North Carolina

The NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) is lending its skills in a project that will find the cost and benefits of investing in grid resiliency in North Carolina by examining storm-related impacts from past natural disasters.  The two-year project, “Planning an Affordable, Resilient, and Sustainable Grid in North Carolina” is a joint project by […]

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The 50 States of Solar: Net Metering Reforms Lead Solar Policy Activity in 2020

Raleigh, NC – (January 27, 2021) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2020 annual review and Q4 update edition of The 50 States of Solar. The quarterly series provides insights on state regulatory and legislative discussions and actions on distributed solar policy, with a focus on net metering, distributed solar valuation, community […]

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NCCETC’s Policy Team Puts Clean Energy Policy into Action

The NC Clean Energy Technology Center’s (Center) Energy Policy team strives to advance a sustainable energy economy both locally and nationally. They conduct objective research and analysis and provide education and technical assistance on energy policy issues nationwide.  Autumn Proudlove is the Senior Policy Program Director on the team. “Our team has longstanding expertise in […]

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2020 NCCETC Projects and Programs – A Noteworthy Year!

The North Carolina Clean Technology Center (NCCETC) had big plans for 2020 and the novel Coronavirus was not going to stop us. Center staff worked tirelessly to continue advancing clean energy technologies and partner with other companies and organizations to drive these advancements forward.  Below is a synopsis of highlights from 2020 at NCCETC. Thank […]

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