Tag Archives: energy policy

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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The 50 States of Electric Vehicles: States Evaluating Charging Infrastructure Needs and Ownership Models in Q2 2020

Raleigh, NC – (August 5, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q2 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 43 states and the District of Columbia […]

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The 50 States of Grid Modernization Q2 2020: Utilities Increasingly Developing Distributed and Customer-Centric Solutions

Raleigh, NC – (July 29, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q2 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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Enabling Solar and Storage Projects at Electric Cooperatives

On July 14, 2020, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released their Draft Energy Storage Grand Challenge Roadmap, outlining how the United States will conduct R&D and deploy energy storage technology to address grid challenges such as a lack of flexibility in integrating renewables and the balancing of generation to consumption. To help with these […]

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The 50 States of Solar: All Eyes on FERC During Q2 2020

Raleigh, NC – (July 22, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q2 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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Energy Storage, Electric Vehicles & EV Charging Study for Fayetteville Public Works Commission to Help Inform Future Direction

The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) staff lended their clean energy expertise in transportation, policy and power to help contribute to  an Energy Storage, Electric Vehicles (EVs) and EV Charging Study for Fayetteville Public Works Commission (PWC). The study provides information about energy storage applications and services, electric vehicle options and trends, including electric […]

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The 50 States of Electric Vehicles: States Consider Over 400 Bills Related to Electric Vehicles During Q1 2020

Raleigh, N.C. – (May 7, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q1 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 47 states and the District of Columbia […]

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The 50 States of Solar Report: State Lawmakers Focus on Expanding Solar Options During Q1 2020

  Raleigh, NC – (April 22, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q1 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 […]

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DSIRE Adds Energy Storage Incentives and Targets to Database

Raleigh, NC – (April 14, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) announced the addition of energy storage incentives and state procurement targets to the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE). DSIRE is the most comprehensive public source for information on clean energy policies and incentives and is managed by NCCETC’s […]

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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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