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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What To Do This Earth Month at NC State & Beyond

Discover how to make the world a more sustainable place this Earth Month on NC State University’s campus and beyond. Whether you’re a community member, a student or a professional, we’ve found events for everyone to learn something new. WHAT TO LEARN The NC Clean Energy Technology Center’s (NCCETC)  2021 State Energy Conference (SEC) of […]

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Women’s History Month: Powering a Clean Energy Future for All

STUDENTS SHAPING THE FUTURE “Diverse perspectives are really key in driving those more innovative and inclusive solutions during the clean energy transition,” said Martina Gonzalez Bertello, a senior at North Carolina State University (NC State) and President of the Student Energy Club. The NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) sat down with Bertello for Women’s […]

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Submit Your Artwork for the 2021 “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest

North Carolina students from kindergarten through high school can submit their artwork for a change to be featured on billboards across the state Show how you can help keep the air clean for Earth Day this year! The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) has officially launched the 4th Annual “Keep Our Air Clean” […]

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Offshore Wind Industry Offers Potential For New Jobs and Billions of Investment in North Carolina

Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina stands well positioned to attract a significant portion of a more than $100 billion market opportunity from the growing offshore wind energy industry, according to a comprehensive new report released today by the North Carolina Department of Commerce. The publication of the report from BVG Associates (BVGA) marks the latest […]

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Duke Energy Combined Heat and Power System Powering the Tigers Pack on Clemson University’s Campus

Duke Energy’s Combined Heat and Power system increases Clemson’s grid resiliency, enabling islanding capacity while also creating unique opportunities for bold carbon-reduction studies. In 2019, a 15 megawatt (MW) Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant owned and operated by Duke Energy went online on Clemson’s campus. This CHP system provides South Carolina’s Clemson University with […]

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Coming Next Month: 2021 “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest Launches

North Carolina students from kindergarten through high school are invited to submit their artwork for a chance to be featured on billboards across the state! This Earth Day, you can show us how you help keep the air clean! The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) is excited to announce the 4th Annual “Keep […]

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