North Carolina is leading the Southeast in the clean energy economy and our state's valuable sustainable energy businesses, local community leaders and organizations, educational institutions, and others are starting new projects everyday to make us a national leader.
Below are just a few of the recent major announcements and innovations from across our state. Click on each hyperlink below to read more about each project.
Apple hopes the solar farms and fuel cell installation being built near its plant in Maiden will provide 60 percent of the power needed to run its massive data storage center.
U.S. Senator Kay R. Hagan (NC) today announced that 31 projects in North Carolina have been selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help agricultural producers and rural small businesses reduce energy consumption and costs through renewable energy technologies.
Duke Energy Renewables and Sumitomo Corp of America completed a 131-megawatt wind farm in Kansas.
To promote electric vehicle technology in Charlotte, owners can still get a free re-charge at city-owned charging stations that opened in April. The city installed 26 charging plug-ins at seven sites in and around uptown and at park and ride stations elsewhere in the community.