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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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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The North Carolina Offshore Wind Supply Chain Registry: Helping N.C. Capture the Investment and Jobs Potential from The East Coast’s Coming Offshore Wind Boom

Since the fall, the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) has been actively involved in a project for the N.C. Department of Commerce to study the potential economic development, supply chain, and workforce opportunities offered by the burgeoning East Coast offshore wind (OSW) industry.    As a part of the work, Commerce has recently opened the […]

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Training Success Spotlight: Register and Gain the Professional Development Advantage

The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (Center) offers online and in-person educational workshops on the technical and financial side of clean energy. It is a logical extension of the Center’s expertise in the clean energy industry. The courses range from short, certificate classes such as the Certificate in Renewable Energy Management to the longer in-depth […]

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The 50 States of Solar: States Continue to Evolve Net Metering Policies During Q3 2020

Raleigh, N.C. – (October 21, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q3 2020 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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Energy & Sustainability Services Offered by the NC Clean Energy Technology Center

N.C. State University was recently recognized as a top energy university by the American Energy Society, a collective of 60,000 professionals, experts, and crusaders working to solve ​the world’s greatest energy challenges. In a list of the top ten energy universities in 2020, the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) along with the FREEDM Systems […]

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NC State Named An ‘Energy Elite’ University

NC State University has been named among 10 “Energy Elite” colleges and universities by the American Energy Society (AES). The report, Top Energy Universities 2020, cited NC State as “the most accomplished and least recognized program in the country.” AES reviewed 187 U.S.-based research colleges and universities with energy programs and selected ten top-performing institutions. “There are […]

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Offshore Wind – Organizing for North Carolina’s Potential Economic Development

North Carolina provides exceptional offshore wind energy potential; in fact, according to a 2017 U.S Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Lab report, the state’s coast has more offshore wind potential than any other state along the Atlantic Coast. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has identified several areas off the coast of North […]

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Military Veterans, Distributed Energy Resources and Cybersecurity

North Carolina has the third largest military population in the United States and almost 10 percent of North Carolina’s population are military veterans. Providing training for transitioning military veterans is important for those who have selflessly given themselves in service to our country. Military veterans have skills in a number of areas that can transition […]

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