Submit Your Artwork for the 2022 “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest

North Carolina students from kindergarten through high school can submit their artwork for a chance 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 5th Annual “Keep Our Air Clean” […]

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Coming This Month: 2022 “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest Launches March 14

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! Show us how you help keep the air clean this Earth Day! The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) is excited to announce the 5th Annual “Keep Our Air […]

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NC Clean Technology Center Supports Next Steps Towards a Clean, Equitable Economy in North Carolina

North Carolina, along with the rest of the United States, is poised to make substantial advancements in the development and adoption of clean energy technologies in 2022. Only seven days into the new year, Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order (EO) 246, setting ambitious targets to mitigate climate change, including the reduction of statewide greenhouse […]

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Combined Heat and Power Can Cut Carbon Emissions & Energy Costs for Better Building Efficiency

Combined heat and power (CHP) technologies hold the potential to improve the nation’s energy security and resiliency while dramatically reducing emissions of harmful pollutants. Existing applications of combined heat and power in the United States avoid more than 1.8 quadrillion Btus of fuel consumption and 241 million metric tons of carbon dioxide annually compared to […]

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Eastern Band of Cherokee Adding Four All-Electric School Buses thanks to US EPA DERA Grant Funds

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) are leading the way with cleaner student transportation in North Carolina.  Following their groundbreaking award of VW Settlement funds for a new electric school bus last year, this year EBCI received notice from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of an award for 4 additional electric school buses.  […]

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The 50 States of Electric Vehicles: Transportation Electrification Plans, Fast Charging Networks, & Underserved Communities in Focus During 2021

Raleigh, NC – (February 9, 2022) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2021 annual review and Q4 2021 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, for the […]

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The 50 States of Grid Modernization: All 50 States Addressed Grid Modernization During 2021

Raleigh, NC – (February 3, 2022) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2021 annual review and Q4 2021 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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Solar Equipment Leasing for Tax Exempt Organizations in North Carolina

Organizations in North Carolina can now lease solar photovoltaic equipment for a fixed cost per month from companies approved to offer leasing by the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC). There are currently nine companies approved by the state’s Utilities Commissions to provide solar leases, though only one lessor, Eagle Solar and Light along with its […]

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Training Success Spotlight: Students & Professionals Earn Their Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma to Strengthen Their Skills

The NC Clean Energy Technology Center offers both online and in-person educational workshops covering the technical and financial side of clean energy through its NABCEP registered Training Program. The program is a logical extension of NCCETC’s expertise in the clean energy industry and is designed to help individuals get the training and credentials they need […]

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The 50 States of Solar: States Eye Grid Access Fees, Time-Varying Rates, and Storage in Net Metering Successor Tariff Design During 2021

Raleigh, NC – (January 26, 2022) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2021 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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