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Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference 2019

Discover the latest and greatest in sustainable fleet technology, operations, and implementation. The Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference will showcase the latest and greatest technologies in the biofuels, electric, natural gas, and propane arenas. Our conference will also have a strong focus on data-driven decisions and technologies. With over 50 speakers and more than 40 exhibitors, […]

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Tennessee Environmental Conference

The Annual Tennessee Environmental Conference is the state’s largest and most comprehensive educational opportunity and will be attended by an over 500 State, Local, and Federal Government Officials, Business and Industry Leaders, Attorneys, Consultants, Engineers, Developers, Land Owners, Architects, Agribusiness Leaders, Energy Experts, Water Planning Districts, Universities, Public Health Officials, Solid Waste and Recycling Experts, […]

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Drive Green, Save Green Workshop

With gas prices on the upswing, there’s never been a better time to save fuel. In this workshop, Rick Sapienza of the NC Clean Energy Technology Center will show you how simple changes in how you drive and the equipment you buy can improve fuel economy while also reducing harmful emissions. Come ready to save […]

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Timely Topics Lunch – NC’s Energy Future

The Environment Committee of League of Women Voters of Wake County presents this Timely Topics Lunch event featuring a panel of speakers discussing North Carolina’s current and projected energy needs, the challenge of meeting those needs, and the strategies that will help us to prepare for the future, including opportunities to invest in clean and […]

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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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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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Gov. Cooper issues executive order to increase number of ZEVs

Last week, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 80, which calls for the State of North Carolina to protect North Carolina’s environment while growing clean energy technologies. Executive Order 80 affirms North Carolina’s commitment to reducing statewide greenhouse gas emissions to 40% below 2005 levels, calls for a 40% reduction in energy consumption in state-owned […]

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