Tag Archives: solar

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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The 50 States of Solar Report: 46 States and DC Took 265 Distributed Solar Policy and Rate Design Actions During 2019

Raleigh, N.C. – (January 29, 2020) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2019 annual review and Q4 update 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 […]

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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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Study of Wind Energy Generation Potential Along North Carolina Highways

  The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) provided funding to the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) to research the potential for producing renewable electricity from wind generated along high traffic corridors on North Carolina highways. The intent of the study was to determine the potential for highway traffic to generate wind energy to support […]

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Town of Apex Receives SolSmart Gold Designation

Above photo: Town Manager Drew Haven welcoming first responders to SolSmart training. NCCETC assisted Town of Apex to become more solar friendly  The Town of Apex has received Gold designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier and more affordable for Apex homes and businesses to install solar.  SolSmart is a national […]

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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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