Get to Know the Policy Team at NCCETC

Each month, we will feature a team at the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) to get to know them better! This month, we talked to the Policy Team. NCCETC’s Policy Team researches and publishes the 50 States Reports, and updates and administers the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE) and DSIRE […]

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Highlights and Trends from a Busy Year in State Solar, Grid Modernization, and Electric Vehicle Policy

By: DSIRE Insight Team The year 2019 was an exceptionally busy one for state energy policy, and the DSIRE Insight team at the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center is working to help you follow all of the action. The team recently released the Q4 2019 and 2019 Annual Review editions of the 50 States […]

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The 50 States of Electric Vehicle 2019 annual review and Q4 update: 49 States and DC Took Action on Electric Vehicles During 2019

Raleigh, N.C. – (February 12, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2019 annual review and Q4 2019 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 49 states […]

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The 50 States of Grid Modernization: Grid Modernization Activity Continues to Climb in 2019

Raleigh, N.C. – (February 5, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2019 annual review and Q4 2019 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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The 50 States of Solar Report: 46 States and DC Took 265 Distributed Solar Policy and Rate Design Actions During 2019

Raleigh, N.C. – (January 29, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2019 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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Now homeowners can find research and receive quotes on solar installations – all in one place

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)’s Partnership with EnergySage The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE), operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC), began a partnership with EnergySage in September 2017. DSIRE users can now find calls to action throughout the website where they can quickly request […]

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2019 NCCETC Projects and Programs – A Successful Year!

2019 was another busy year at the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC), and the clean energy industry in general. Center staff have worked hard to advance clean energy technologies throughout 2019, as well as partner with industry and other industries to make this happen.  “The release of the NC Clean Energy Plan was the […]

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The 50 States of Electric Vehicles: States Consider a Variety of Utility-Led Transportation Electrification Initiatives in Q3 2019

Raleigh, NC – (November 6, 2019) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q3 2019 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 40 states and the District of […]

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The 50 States of Grid Modernization: Energy Storage and Rate Design Activity Front and Center in Q3 2019

Raleigh, NC – (October 30, 2019) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q3 2019 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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University Energy Institute Summit Connects Academic Leaders Around the Country

More than 100 leaders from 67 academic energy institutes and centers met at the inaugural University Energy Institute Leadership Summit on September 25 and 26 in Pittsburgh, PA. The objective of the Summit was to explore the possibility of creating a network of national energy institutes, and how that organization would advance efforts in energy […]

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