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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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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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Clean Transportation Demonstration Day – Concord

Tuesday, October 8 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, 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 a […]

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“Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest Winners Share Their Story

In the third year of North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)’s “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest, students in North Carolina from kindergarten through college submitted their artwork for a chance to be featured on billboards across the state. Students were asked to create art focused on actions that people can take to […]

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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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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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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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North Carolina Association of Zoning Officials (NCAZO) 2019 Annual Conference

NCCETC Director Steve Kalland will be speaking at the North Carolina Association of Zoning Officials (NCAZO) 2019 Annual Conference, which is August 18-21 in Wrightsville Beach, NC. Kalland will speak about Utility Scale Solar Facilities from 10-11:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

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Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference 2019

Discover the latest and greatest in sustainable fleet technology, operations, and implementation. The Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference will showcase the latest and greatest technologies in the biofuels, electric, natural gas, and propane arenas. Our conference will also have a strong focus on data-driven decisions and technologies. With over 50 speakers and more than 40 exhibitors, […]

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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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