North Carolina is leading the Southeast in the emerging clean energy economy and our state's valuable energy businesses. 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.)
A combination of federal and state tax credits, plummeting equipment prices and an environmentally savvy population has led to a dramatic increase in the number of Wilmington rooftops outfitted with solar panels, according to local installers.
Camp Lejeune is in the process of building multiple photovoltaic farms that will give the base the ability to generate up to 10 MW of instant solar energy at any time.
Among the many economic questions facing our nation at the moment is something called the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for those involved in the environmentally friendly production of energy through the harnessing the natural flow of air across Earth's surface.
The WNC Green Building Council is now the administrator of the Green Built North Carolina Certification Program, which replaces the N.C. HealthyBuilt Homes Certification Program statewide.