Tag Archives: clean energy

Clean Energy Resources During COVID-19

To help navigate this challenging time, we at the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) have put together a list of external and internal resources surrounding energy and sustainability – including recycling, pending legislation, activities and resources for children at home, training, efficiency tips and more. For Your Business GoldenLeaf Foundation – Rapid Recovery Loan […]

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Get to Know the Policy Team at NCCETC

Each month, we will feature a team at the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) to get to know them better! This month, we talked to the Policy Team. NCCETC’s Policy Team researches and publishes the 50 States Reports, and updates and administers the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE) and DSIRE […]

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Training Courses Offered Online Through July

In accordance with NC State University’s recent policies in response to the spread and potential impacts of COVID-19, all of NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)’s in-person training classes though July 2020 will now be held digitally via live stream in an online classroom. REPV: Fundamentals of PV Design & Installation April 6-10, 2020 Still […]

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NCCETC Partners with ed2go to Offer 12 New Online Training Courses

  The NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) has begun a partnership with online education provider ed2go to offer 12 new online training courses – which are on-demand, ongoing and offered indefinitely. The new NCCETC ed2go courses cover a variety of topics including wind energy, HVAC/R, home inspections, indoor air quality, indoor environmentalist prep, LEED, […]

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Duke Energy Electrifies Fleet with Viatec SmartPTO Funded by Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project

Duke Energy recently introduced Viatec SmartPTO electric power takeoff units for its bucket truck fleet. The new units allow crews to turn off the diesel engine and rely on electricity when operating the lift – saving on fuel and maintenance costs, extending the life of the trucks, and reducing emissions. The SmartPTO units were funded […]

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Celebrity Dairy receives REAP grant for solar array

In 2018, Celebrity Dairy Farm in Siler City, NC, requested services from the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) to perform an energy audit and preliminary solar photovoltaic assessment under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) grant. The farm will soon be home to a new ground-mount solar […]

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2019 Southeastern Food Processors Association (SFPA) Annual Convention

Top industry experts share insights into topics essential to the success of a food processor. Food processors typically share samples of their own brands with other members and associate members can display their products at exhibits. NCCETC’s Kimberly Conley and Ted Spencer will be speaking on combined heat and power (CHP). Combined heat and power (CHP) […]

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Clean Transportation Demonstration Day – Raleigh

Wednesday, October 9 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. NC Highway Patrol Training Academy, 3318 Garner Rd, Raleigh, NC Executive Order 80 calls for the State of North Carolina to protect its environment while growing clean energy technologies. The order “affirms North Carolina’s commitment to reducing statewide greenhouse gas emissions to 40% below 2005 levels, calls for […]

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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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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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