2020 “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest Launches This March

North Carolina students from kindergarten through high school can submit their artwork for a chance to be featured on billboards across the state This Earth Day, show how you help keep the air clean! The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) is sponsoring its 3rd Annual “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest this […]

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The 50 States of Electric Vehicle 2019 annual review and Q4 update: 49 States and DC Took Action on Electric Vehicles During 2019

Raleigh, N.C. – (February 12, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2019 annual review and Q4 2019 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 49 states […]

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The 50 States of Grid Modernization: Grid Modernization Activity Continues to Climb in 2019

Raleigh, N.C. – (February 5, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2019 annual review and Q4 2019 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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Planning an Affordable, Resilient and Sustainable Grid in North Carolina

A unique collaboration will engage stakeholders on our energy future The NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) is a part of a project that will examine storm-related impacts and the cost and benefits of investing in grid resiliency in North Carolina. North Carolina has received a $300,000 competitive award from the U.S. Department of Energy […]

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The 50 States of Solar Report: 46 States and DC Took 265 Distributed Solar Policy and Rate Design Actions During 2019

Raleigh, N.C. – (January 29, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2019 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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Now homeowners can find research and receive quotes on solar installations – all in one place

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)’s Partnership with EnergySage The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE), operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC), began a partnership with EnergySage in September 2017. DSIRE users can now find calls to action throughout the website where they can quickly request […]

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Study of Wind Energy Generation Potential Along North Carolina Highways

  The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) provided funding to the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) to research the potential for producing renewable electricity from wind generated along high traffic corridors on North Carolina highways. The intent of the study was to determine the potential for highway traffic to generate wind energy to support […]

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New Round of Grant Funds Available Through Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Shannon Helm, 919-423-8340, shannon_helm@ncsu.edu Project Contact: Rick Sapienza, 919-515-2788, resapienza@ncsu.edu New Round of Grant Funds Available Through Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project Over $1,400,000 to be awarded for transportation-related emission reductions Raleigh, N.C. (January 8, 2020) – The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) at North Carolina State […]

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Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project Deployed $2.8 Million in Funding for 22 Projects in 2019

On January 8, the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) announced the 2020 availability of grant funds through the Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project. This current round will offer $1.4 million in support of clean transportation and alternative fuels projects. Learn more here. In 2019, the CFAT project deployed $2.8 million in federal Congestion […]

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2019 NCCETC Projects and Programs – A Successful Year!

2019 was another busy year at the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC), and the clean energy industry in general. Center staff have worked hard to advance clean energy technologies throughout 2019, as well as partner with industry and other industries to make this happen.  “The release of the NC Clean Energy Plan was the […]

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