Tag Archives: policy

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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The 50 States of Grid Modernization Q1 2021: Grid Modernization Sees Busiest Quarter Yet, Driven by State Legislative Activity

Raleigh, NC – (April 28, 2021) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q1 2021 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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The 50 States of Grid Modernization: Energy Storage and Utility Business Model Reforms Take Focus in 2020

Raleigh, NC – (February 3, 2021) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2020 annual review and Q4 2020 update 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, […]

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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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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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Highlights and Trends from a Busy Year in State Solar, Grid Modernization, and Electric Vehicle Policy

By: DSIRE Insight Team The year 2019 was an exceptionally busy one for state energy policy, and the DSIRE Insight team at the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center is working to help you follow all of the action. The team recently released the Q4 2019 and 2019 Annual Review editions of the 50 States […]

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Now homeowners can find research and receive quotes on solar installations – all in one place

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)’s Partnership with EnergySage The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE), operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC), began a partnership with EnergySage in September 2017. DSIRE users can now find calls to action throughout the website where they can quickly request […]

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