Tag Archives: renewable energy

 

Community Solar Implementation Guide and Model for Rural Electric Cooperatives and Municipal Utilities in the Southeast

  Raleigh, N.C. – (August 28, 2018) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released an Implementation Guide for Community Solar in the Southeast and a community solar Economic Modeling Tool as part of the Community Solar for the Southeast project. The Community Solar for the Southeast project is funded by the U.S. Department of […]

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Clean Energy Opportunity Diversity Project provides opportunities for underrepresented populations in eastern North Carolina

In 2017, African Americans made up 7 percent of the solar workforce nationally as compared to 13 percent of the overall African American workforce. This is a significantly larger gap than other people of color such as Asians and Hispanics. To address this issue and increase diversity in the clean energy arena in eastern North […]

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Technical and Economic Analysis of Rooftop Solar PV For New Hanover County Schools and Green Power of North Carolina

The Solar in Your Community (SIYC) Challenge is a U.S. Dept. of Energy initiative to support innovative and replicable community-based solar business models and programs that will bring solar to underserved communities (such as schools, non-profits and low-income households). Through the SIYC Challenge, the NC Clean Energy Technology Center has been contracted by Green Power […]

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Energy Storage Study team discusses what they’ve learned at second stakeholder meeting

The second North Carolina Energy Storage Study Stakeholder Input Meeting was held on June 27 at NC State University. In response to House Bill 589, NC State researchers, including NCCETC, began a study of energy storage technologies late last year to address how energy storage can provide value to North Carolina consumers based on factors […]

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Save the date! Innovations in Wood Energy Workshop and Tour – May 22

Innovations in Wood Energy Workshop and Tour May 22, 2018, Asheville, NC North Carolina State University, will host a one-day workshop to focus on building sustainable wood energy markets in the North Carolina Appalachian and foothills region. The event titled, Innovations in Wood Energy Workshop and Tour on May 22, in Asheville, N.C. is a coordinated effort between N.C. […]

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Report Outlines Southeast Community Solar for Low Income Households Opportunities

Raleigh, N.C. – (April 5, 2018) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released The Community Solar Opportunities for Low to Moderate Income Households in the Southeast. The report is the result of a workshop, which brought together municipal and electric cooperative utilities, government, solar developers, low income and clean energy advocates to discuss ways […]

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The 50 States of Solar Report: 40 States and D.C. Took Action on Distributed Solar Policy and Rate Design During Q1 2018

Raleigh, NC – (April 25, 2018) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q1 2018 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, residential demand […]

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