Tag Archives: sustainability

Sessions Announced for 2019 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference

Sessions and tracks have been announced for the 2019 Sustainable Fleet Conference and Expo! The Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo 2019 showcases the latest and greatest sustainable fleet technologies + alternative fuel operations and implementation in the biofuels, electric, natural gas and propane arenas. The two-day conference, August 7 & 8, 2019 in Durham, […]

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Connecting North Carolina’s Diverse Energy Economy at the 2019 State Energy Conference of NC

A record number of more than 850 energy professionals gathered in April for the 2019 State Energy Conference of North Carolina in Raleigh, NC. Attendees came from a variety of backgrounds; including state and local government, non-profit, startups, academia and corporate organizations – suitable for this year’s theme: “Connecting North Carolina’s Diverse Energy Economy.” Over […]

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Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Information & Input Sessions

Last week, members of the public attended four Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Information & Input Sessions hosted by the NC Clean Energy Technology Center and the NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) at four locations in North Carolina, to gain information and provide feedback on Gov. Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 80 and NCDOT’s ZEV plan. Late […]

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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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Submit Your Artwork for the 2019 “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest

North Carolina students from kindergarten through college can submit their artwork for a chance to be featured on billboards across the state ***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SUNDAY, MAY 5*** The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) has officially launched the 2nd Annual “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest, where students residing in North Carolina […]

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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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“Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest Launches This March

North Carolina students from kindergarten through college can submit their artwork for a chance to be featured on billboards across the state The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) is sponsoring its 2nd Annual “Keep Our Air Clean” Student Art Contest this March, where students residing in North Carolina from kindergarten through college can submit […]

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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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