Tag Archives: sustainability

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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Governor Cooper Commits to Clean Energy Economy for NC

On Monday at SAS Institute’s solar farms in Cary, NC, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order No. 80, which calls for the State of North Carolina to protect North Carolina’s environment while growing clean energy technologies. Order No. 80 affirms North Carolina’s commitment to reducing statewide greenhouse gas emissions to 40% below 2005 levels by 2025, […]

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From the Director – What we learned from Solar Power International

From the Director: In late September 2018, several of us from NCCETC were fortunate to be able to attend the joint Solar Power International (SPI) / Energy Storage International (ESI) conference in Anaheim, Cali. – the largest solar industry event and one of the largest storage industry events of the year. For me, personally, it […]

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Alternative Fuel Vehicle Tailgate

Are you interested in learning more about electric and alternative fuel vehicles? Outside of the NC State University football game at the Close-King Indoor Practice Facility on Saturday, September 29, check out an ethanol-fuel car as well as a lineup of some of the latest electric vehicles and hybrid models that will be on display […]

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Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference Durham Bulls baseball game

The evening before the 2018 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo, the Clean Transportation team at NC Clean Energy Technology Center displayed several plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles outside of the Durham Bulls baseball game on Aug. 21. Learn more about electric vehicles by checking out our Electric Vehicles FAQ flyer here. Attendees of the […]

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Transportation industry professionals gather for the Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo 2018

Industry experts discuss the present and future of alternative fuel vehicles Allison Carr, Clean Transportation Specialist at NCCETC, talks about the 50 States of EVs reports. Fleet industry professionals, alternative vehicle experts, and sustainability advocates from around the country gathered recently for the 2018 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo in Durham, NC. More than 50 […]

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Mobile CARE and NC Smart Fleet Awards Recognize Transportation Emission Reduction Efforts in North Carolina

Durham, N.C. (August 23, 2018)– The 12th annual North Carolina Mobile Clean Air Renewable Energy (CARE) awards and the NC Smart Fleet awards were announced today as part of the 2018 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo held at the Durham Convention Center in Durham, N.C. The Mobile CARE and NC Smart Fleet awards are given by […]

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