Tag Archives: policy

50 States of Electric Vehicles and Innovations in Managed Charging

The continued adoption of electric vehicles will clearly help states meet their climate goals. But the additional demand on the electrical system risks further complicating utilities’ careful balancing act to integrate a growing supply of variable renewables. Utilities are increasingly experimenting with managed charging as a way to shift EV charging to times of lower […]

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The Public Utility Data Liberation (PUDL) Project adds Clean Energy Standards with DSIRE

Electric utilities report a major amount of information to the United States government and other public agencies, including yearly, monthly and even hourly data about fuel burned, electricity generated, operating expenses, power plant usage patterns and emissions. While much of this data is freely available to download from various sources, it is typically distributed in […]

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2022 State Energy Conference Connects the Clean Energy Community in North Carolina

On April 26 and 27, over 700 clean energy professionals joined the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) for the 2022 State Energy Conference of North Carolina (SEC), which returned in-person in Raleigh, NC for the first time since 2019.  SEC had over 30 sessions to choose from in six different tracks: Residential Homes/Clean Transportation, […]

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NC Clean Technology Center Supports Next Steps Towards a Clean, Equitable Economy in North Carolina

North Carolina, along with the rest of the United States, is poised to make substantial advancements in the development and adoption of clean energy technologies in 2022. Only seven days into the new year, Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order (EO) 246, setting ambitious targets to mitigate climate change, including the reduction of statewide greenhouse […]

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Navigating Local Resources and Connections to Take Action (at The Big Bold Jewish Climate Fest)

Navigating Local Resources and Connections to Take Action Date and Time: Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 12:00 – 1:30pm ET Session Description:  So you’ve heard about ways to push for bold climate policies at the national level. But how does that translate into taking action in your own locality? Where do you start to find […]

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The State of the Green Mobility Industry in the Southeast: Market Trends and Policies Driving Transportation Electrification

The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) recently published The State of the Green Mobility Industry in the Southeastern United States, a market study commissioned by the Netherlands Embassy in Washington, D.C. to gain an understanding of the current state of the industry for electric vehicles and charging infrastructure and their related supply chain, […]

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The 50 States of Solar: States Take Steps to Expand Community Solar Programs in Q3 2021

Raleigh, N.C. – (October 20, 2021) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q3 2021 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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2021 Clean Energy Legislative Recap

With 2021 in its last quarter, clean energy has been at the forefront of state legislative action in the United States. So far, hundreds of clean energy related bills have already been enacted, and NC Clean Energy Technology Center’s Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) team hosted a webinar on September 16, […]

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The 50 States of Solar: States Consider Time-Varying Rates and Battery Storage in Net Metering Tariff Design in Q2 2021

Raleigh, NC – (July 21, 2021) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q2 2021 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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Planning an Affordable, Resilient and Sustainable Grid in North Carolina

The NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) has partnered with New Hanover County (NHC) to conduct resiliency analyses of local facilities as part of the two-year project “Planning an Affordable, Resilient, and Sustainable Grid in North Carolina” (PARSG).  PARSG is a joint project by the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production […]

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