The 50 States of Solar: Net Metering Reforms Dominate State Policy Activity in Q3 2019

Raleigh, N.C. – (October 23, 2019) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q3 2019 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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NCCETC Training Student Cristian Castillo Finds Passion, Purpose in Solar Energy

  When you talk about solar energy to one of the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)’s training students, Cristian Castillo, his passion for it is palpable. Castillo, who has worked on around 80 solar sites for the past six years, talks about all of his solar jobs like he’s doing them for the first […]

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Policy and Regulatory Trends for DERs and Grid Modernization Workshop at Solar Power International

Join the NC Clean Energy Technology Center at Solar Power International in Salt Lake City, UT on September 23 from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm for a pre-conference workshop on Policy and Regulatory Trends for DERs and Grid Modernization Workshop. The NC Clean Energy Technology Center’s Policy Team will be hosting the workshop and providing an overview of state policy […]

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NCCETC’s Work With Virginia Communities Results in SolSmart Designations of Bronze, Silver and Gold

The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) has been working with three Virginia communities – Fairfax County, James City County and the Town of Blacksburg – as SolSmart advisors to help bring down the “soft costs” on solar PV, including permitting, planning, raising community awareness and other related activities. James City County has now […]

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ReBuild Communities Teams Up with NCCETC for REPV: Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Design and Installation Training

The solar energy industry is on the rise, and a local non-profit initiative is seizing the opportunity to be a part of it. From July 8-12, the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) held an REPV: Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Design and Installation training for ReBuild Communities NC through a Rural Business Development Grant, which the […]

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The 50 States of Solar: 42 States and D.C. Took Action on Distributed Solar Policy and Rate Design During Q2 2019

Raleigh, N.C. – (July 24, 2019) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q2 2019 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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Connecting North Carolina’s Diverse Energy Economy at the 2019 State Energy Conference of NC

A record number of more than 850 energy professionals gathered in April for the 2019 State Energy Conference of North Carolina in Raleigh, NC. Attendees came from a variety of backgrounds; including state and local government, non-profit, startups, academia and corporate organizations – suitable for this year’s theme: “Connecting North Carolina’s Diverse Energy Economy.” Over […]

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NCCETC Training Graduate Learns, Teaches and Lives Renewable Energy

One of NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)’s training graduates, Ken Clifton, doesn’t just learn about renewable energy – he lives it every day. Clifton, who completed the Renewable Energy Technology Diploma Series at  NCCETC by taking REPV: Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Design and Installation, REPVA: Advanced, and CREM: Certificate in Renewable Energy Management, is a […]

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NCCETC’s Proposed Energy That Works Series Awarded by NC State University’s Sustainability Fund Project

The NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)’s new Energy That Works Series – a project created and proposed for the North Carolina State University Sustainability Fund to generate new connections and learning at NC State University – was recently accepted and awarded $10,716. The Energy That Works series will impact students, staff and faculty on […]

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The 50 States of Solar Report Q1 2019 Update Report

43 States and D.C. Took Action on Distributed Solar Policy and Rate Design During Q1 2019 Raleigh, N.C. – (April 24, 2019) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q1 2019 edition of The 50 States of Solar. The quarterly series provides insights on state regulatory and legislative discussions and actions on distributed […]

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