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Southeast Clean Power Summit 2019

EUCI’s 8th annual Clean Power Summit is the key event to learn about what’s happening and what the outlook is for renewable energy developments in the SE. It will feature utilities, project developers and industry experts discussing the most current information and what it’s likely to mean for stakeholders in the region. NCCETC’s Senior Policy Analyst […]

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Online REPV: Fundamentals of PV Design and Installation

Online REPV is the online equivalent of REPV: Fundamentals of PV Design and Installation without the hands-on installation day and with added schedule flexibility. There are recorded lectures and live Q&As every week along with quizzes and assignments. There is also an optional hands-on PV lab that can be taken for an additional $299. Successfully […]

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Solar Business Basics Training Class

This one day course introduces participants to the heart of PV market success. The NC Clean Energy Technology Center maintains the Database of State Incentives for Renewable energy (DSIRE) for the entire nation. DSIRE is the “go to” resource for all renewable energy policy and incentives driving their respective markets. During the first half of […]

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NCCETC Working with SolSmart in Virginia to Bring Down ‘Soft Costs’ on Solar PV

Until the end of June of 2019, the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) will be working  with three Virginia communities – Fairfax County, James City County, and the Town of Blacksburg – as SolSmart  advisors to help bring down the “soft costs” on solar PV, including  permitting, planning, raising community awareness and other […]

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The 50 States of Solar Report: 47 States and DC Took 264 Distributed Solar Policy and Rate Design Actions During 2018

Raleigh, NC – (January 31, 2019) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its 2018 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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Town of Apex Changes Policies to Make Solar Installation More Feasible

North Carolina’s Town of Apex Mayor and Town Council recently eliminated barriers to solar photovoltaic (PV) system installations and implemented more solar-friendly policies, making the application, installation and use of solar more inexpensive, user-friendly and overall more feasible for Apex residents. “To establish Apex as a regional leader in renewable energy production, the Mayor and […]

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Energy Storage Study Final Report Released

The final Energy Storage Options for North Carolina report has been released. In response to House Bill 589, NC State researchers, including the NC Clean Energy Technology Center, 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 such as capital […]

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SolSmart Advisor Training in Washington, DC

Our Special Projects Manager Anne Tazewell and Policy Analyst David Sarkisian were in Washington, DC this week for SolSmart Advisor training! SolSmart is a national designation program recognizing cities, counties, and towns that foster the development of mature local solar markets. To help communities achieve designation, SolSmart provides no-cost technical assistance from a team of national experts who […]

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The 50 States of Solar: 45 States and D.C. Took Action on Distributed Solar Policy and Rate Design During Q3 2018

  Raleigh, NC – (October 24, 2018) The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) released its Q3 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 […]

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