NCCETC Training Student Cristian Castillo Finds Passion, Purpose in Solar Energy

  When you talk about solar energy to one of the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)’s training students, Cristian Castillo, his passion for it is palpable. Castillo, who has worked on around 80 solar sites for the past six years, talks about all of his solar jobs like he’s doing them for the first […]

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Policy and Regulatory Trends for DERs and Grid Modernization Workshop at Solar Power International

Join the NC Clean Energy Technology Center at Solar Power International in Salt Lake City, UT on September 23 from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm for a pre-conference workshop on Policy and Regulatory Trends for DERs and Grid Modernization Workshop. The NC Clean Energy Technology Center’s Policy Team will be hosting the workshop and providing an overview of state policy […]

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2019 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference Expo a Success

The 2019 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo showcased the latest and greatest technologies in the biofuels, electric, natural gas and propane arenas – including everything from a 2-seater 6-foot tall electric GEM to a 15-ton Ford F-750 Danville Public Works propane truck with an attached Petersen Lightning Loader. More than 50 speakers in a variety of […]

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NCCETC’s Work With Virginia Communities Results in SolSmart Designations of Bronze, Silver and Gold

The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) has been working with three Virginia communities – Fairfax County, James City County and the Town of Blacksburg – as SolSmart advisors to help bring down the “soft costs” on solar PV, including permitting, planning, raising community awareness and other related activities. James City County has now […]

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Six National Drive Electric Week Events This September

National Drive Electric Week is an annual nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of both the widespread availability and benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles and more. “Because there is nothing like seeing, touching and test driving electric vehicles first-hand, what is now National Drive Electric Week was created so people could meet […]

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Mobile CARE and NC Smart Fleet Awards announced at Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo 2019

Mobile CARE and NC Smart Fleet Awards Recognize Transportation Emission Reduction Efforts in North Carolina The 13th annual North Carolina Mobile Clean Air Renewable Energy (CARE) awards and the NC Smart Fleet awards were announced as part of the 2019 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo held at the Durham Convention Center in Durham, N.C. […]

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The 50 States of Electric Vehicles: States Focus on Transportation Electrification Planning, Charging Station Regulation in Q2 2019

Raleigh, N.C. – (August 7, 2019) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q2 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 43 states and the District of […]

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ReBuild Communities Teams Up with NCCETC for REPV: Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Design and Installation Training

The solar energy industry is on the rise, and a local non-profit initiative is seizing the opportunity to be a part of it. From July 8-12, the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) held an REPV: Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Design and Installation training for ReBuild Communities NC through a Rural Business Development Grant, which the […]

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The 50 States of Grid Modernization: U.S. Grid Modernization Activity Continues to Climb in the Second Quarter of 2019

Raleigh, N.C. – (July 31, 2019) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q2 2019 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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Solar Energy Industry Jobs

As the solar energy industry continues to grow in the world, the United States and North Carolina, the prospect of finding a solar energy job is becoming more and more feasible. There are currently 11 million renewable energy jobs in the world. About 4.5 million of those jobs are in solar, and more than 240,000 […]

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