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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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Military Veterans, Distributed Energy Resources and Cybersecurity

North Carolina has the third largest military population in the United States and almost 10 percent of North Carolina’s population are military veterans. Providing training for transitioning military veterans is important for those who have selflessly given themselves in service to our country. Military veterans have skills in a number of areas that can transition […]

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Solar Electric Vehicle Charging – It’s Happening

Electric vehicles (EVs) are still a small percentage of the U.S. automobile market (annual registrations for EVs totaled 367,000 in April 2019) but annual sales of electric vehicles are expected to exceed 3.5 million vehicles in 2030. The growth is based on a number of factors such as the decline in battery prices and the […]

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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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NCCETC Joins Cliburn and Associates Team on a U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Innovation Program Project

The U.S. Department of Energy selected eight teams to participate in the second round of Solar Energy Innovation Network (SEIN), a program that supports multi-stakeholder teams pursuing new applications of solar energy and other distributed energy resources. The NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) is a partner of one of the newly selected teams – […]

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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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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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Students Graduate from Solar Spring Break Training

Earlier this month, eight students spent their spring break learning how to install a solar photovoltaic system on a mock roof. The Solar Spring Break Training, March 9-13, was a part of the Energy That Works series at the NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC). Through funding from the NC State Student Sustainability Fund, the […]

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Training Courses Offered Online Through August

In accordance with NC State University’s recent policies in response to the spread and potential impacts of COVID-19, all of NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)’s in-person training classes though August 2020 will now be held digitally via live stream in an online classroom. REPV: Fundamentals of PV Design & Installation April 6-10, 2020 Still […]

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