Tag Archives: clean technology

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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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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Certificate in Renewable Energy Management (CREM) Past Projects; Register Now for Next Training July 9

Check out a few Certificate in Renewable Energy Management (CREM) training projects from 2018 and earlier this year, and join us for the last CREM session of 2019 from July 9 through August 16! The CREM training program is for those interested in learning about renewable energy project management and what it takes to make a […]

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How to Fund Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in North Carolina

  Are you interested in installing new Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) (electric vehicle charging stations) in your North Carolina community? There are three possible sources of funding to make it happen. EVSE; an element in an infrastructure that supplies electric energy for recharging of plug-in electric vehicles including electric cars, neighborhood electric vehicles and […]

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Sessions Announced for 2019 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference

Sessions and tracks have been announced for the 2019 Sustainable Fleet Conference and Expo! The Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo 2019 showcases the latest and greatest sustainable fleet technologies + alternative fuel operations and implementation in the biofuels, electric, natural gas and propane arenas. The two-day conference, August 7 & 8, 2019 in Durham, […]

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Connecting North Carolina’s Diverse Energy Economy at the 2019 State Energy Conference of NC

A record number of more than 850 energy professionals gathered in April for the 2019 State Energy Conference of North Carolina in Raleigh, NC. Attendees came from a variety of backgrounds; including state and local government, non-profit, startups, academia and corporate organizations – suitable for this year’s theme: “Connecting North Carolina’s Diverse Energy Economy.” Over […]

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NCCETC Training Graduate Learns, Teaches and Lives Renewable Energy

One of NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)’s training graduates, Ken Clifton, doesn’t just learn about renewable energy – he lives it every day. Clifton, who completed the Renewable Energy Technology Diploma Series at  NCCETC by taking REPV: Fundamentals of Photovoltaic Design and Installation, REPVA: Advanced, and CREM: Certificate in Renewable Energy Management, is a […]

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Drive Green, Save Green Workshop

With gas prices on the upswing, there’s never been a better time to save fuel. In this workshop, Rick Sapienza of the NC Clean Energy Technology Center will show you how simple changes in how you drive and the equipment you buy can improve fuel economy while also reducing harmful emissions. Come ready to save […]

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UNC Clean Tech Summit

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host its sixth annual UNC Clean Tech Summit on Thursday, February 28, 2019 – Friday, March 1, 2019 at UNC’s Friday Center. The event will highlight the latest innovations, trends and challenges in the clean technology industry and how North Carolina is playing a key role in leading […]

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