Commission Orders in DEC's Cost Recovery Dockets
Making Energy Work 2014 Countdown!
First Half of $100 Million Q3 2014 Investment in the North Carolina Solar Market Deployed
CHAPEL HILL, NC – Three new North Carolina utility-scale solar farms have begun producing power, racking up another 18.2 MW, equal to taking about 2,400 passenger vehicles off the road for the year. A significant portion of the investment responsible for the projects was managed by Washington, D.C.–based solar investment and financing firm, Sol Systems.
Forsite Development Inc. receives the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 “Excellence in Site Reuse” award for redeveloping a former Superfund site into ReVenture Park, the region’s first eco-industrial park.
Sustain Charlotte Publishes Inaugural Report Card on the Economic, Environmental and Social Health of Mecklenburg County
Charlotte, NC (August 5, 2014) - This morning local and county public officials joined Sustain Charlotte in a press conference to announce the public release of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Sustainability Report Card: Scoring Our Economic, Environmental, and Social Health. The inaugural quantitative report card marks the first ever independently researched and written report that assesses the current health of the community using 57 metrics spanning nine issues.
RALEIGH, NC and BOSTON, MA (August 5, 2014) - Today, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Solar Outreach Partnership (SolarOPs), the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (formerly the N.C. Solar Center) and Meister Consultants Group (MCG) announced the release of “Rethinking Standby and Fixed Cost Charges: Regulatory & Rate Design Pathways to Deeper Solar PV Cost Reductions”.
Charlotte, NC – Energy startup accelerator CLT Joules is adding three new companies to receive infrastructure support, mentoring and connections to prospective customers to build on its mission to support entrepreneurship and innovation in the energy sector. Following a competitive application and interview process, these startups have been selected:
Solar Panels installed at Peacehaven Community Farm, Making Peacehaven first net Zero Group Home in Country
July 28, 2014 – Continuing to meet its goal to be as self-sustaining as possible, Peacehaven Community Farm recently installed 54 solar panels on the property’s barn. These panels will provide a 16.2kW solar energy system, providing all the annual electricity needs for Peacehaven’s first residential home, Susan’s View.
The NC Sustainable Energy Association Partners with Appalachian State University for the Appalachian Energy Summit July 28-30
The NC Sustainable Energy Association is proud to announce a partnership with Appalachian State University for the third annual Appalachian Energy Summit(AES) July 28-30. One of the goals of the AES is to connect graduates from the UNC system with leaders of North Carolina’s clean energy economy. The Appalachian Energy Summit will bring together campus leaders from the 17-campus UNC system, plus seven private colleges and universities throughout North Carolina. The goals of the Appalachian Energy Summit are as follows:
- Policy Updates
- Press Releases
- Utility Commission
- Renewable Energy Facility Registration
- Energy Efficiency
- National Renewable Business Activity
- North Carolina Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Industries Census
- Economic Development
- Industry Trends and Perceptions
- NC General Assembly
- electric vehicles
- Fuel Efficiency
- Success Stories
- Electric Vehicles
- Smart Grid
- Electric Vehicle