Students and Professionals Enhance Their Solar Skills with NCCETC Training Program

The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (Center) offers its expertise in the clean energy industry through online and in-person educational workshops on technology, policy and business topics regarding clean energy. Recently, the Center announced the training schedule for 2021, featuring courses on solar PV and solar storage. The entire schedule for the 2021 calendar year […]

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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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Anne Tazewell’s Lifetime Achievement Award – A Successful Career in the Clean Energy Industry

A lifetime achievement award is given to someone who has dedicated their life to a specific cause and therefore, it is both an honor to receive and only given to the best of the best. That description seems fitting of Anne Tazewell, the Senior Special Projects Manager with the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (“Center”) […]

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Roanoke Electric Cooperative to Pilot Cutting Edge Vehicle-to-Grid Technology

The utility is testing new charging station technology UL-listed for bidirectional current to add value to EVs and accelerate investment in transportation electrification. November 30, 2020 – Aulander, NC  Roanoke Electric Cooperative is working with Fermata Energy to pilot the first electric vehicle (EV) charging system equipment to meet the North American standard for two-way current, as […]

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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 Electric Vehicles: Utilities Commit To Electrify Their Vehicle Fleets in Q3 2020

Raleigh, NC – (November 4, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q3 2020 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 46 states and the District of Columbia […]

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The 50 States of Grid Modernization Q3 2020: Utilities Increasingly Developing Distributed and Customer-Centric Solutions

Raleigh, NC – (October 28, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q3 2020 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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Working as a Research Assistant at the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center: Meet Sara Thornton

The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (“Center”) works with N.C. State University students as research assistants throughout the year to assist with project work.  Sara Thornton, one of the current interns, has been with the Center since December 2019. She is an N.C. State University senior majoring in Electrical Engineering, with a concentration in Renewable […]

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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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