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Raleigh tops Charlotte on 'Shining Cities' list for solar development

April 21, 2014 11:10 AM | Posted By: Victoria Somol

Raleigh tops Charlotte on 'Shining Cities' list for solar development


N.C. Smart Fleet Initiative Announced

April 15, 2014 9:58 AM | Posted By: Kathleen Fleming, Director of Human Resources & Outreach

Raleigh, N.C. – With gas prices on the rise, the N.C. Solar Center is announcing the launch of N.C. Smart Fleet, an initiative to recognize North Carolina fleets for efficiency efforts, as well as clean transportation technology and policy adoption. N.C. Smart Fleet provides an opportunity for both public and private sector fleets to quantify, aggregate and celebrate all that they are doing for air quality and fuel efficiency. With an eye towards reducing petroleum fuel use, increasing awareness and implementing cleaner burning alternative transportation fuels and idle reduction technologies, the program will require tracking of the fleet’s annual fuel use, outreach activities and internal fleet procedures. 


New Report Documents Clean Energy's Positive Economic Impact

April 11, 2014 9:34 PM | Posted By: Lowell Sachs, Director of Communications

New Report Documents Clean Energy’s Positive Economic Impact


Solar Adopters Weigh In at the NC Utilities Commission to Oppose Changes to Net Metering

March 20, 2014 10:05 AM | Posted By: Lowell Sachs, Director of Communications

Solar Adopters Weigh In at the NC Utilities Commission to Oppose Changes to Net Metering


Avoided Cost Rates Filed and 2014 Biennial Avoided Cost Proceeding Open

March 20, 2014 9:52 AM | Posted By: Kacey Hoover

Avoided Cost Rates Filed and 2014 Biennial Avoided Cost Proceeding Open


g-bit Market Intelligence Software Aims to Identify Decision Points in Energy and Environmental Trends

March 20, 2014 9:42 AM | Posted By: Lowell Sachs, Director of Communications

g-bit Market Intelligence Software Aims to Identify Decision Points in Energy and Environmental Trends


Take Action - Protect Rooftop Solar

March 13, 2014 10:55 AM | Posted By: Victoria Somol

Take Action - Protect Rooftop Solar


Sustain Charlotte Seeking Nominations for 2014 Community Sustainability Awards + Earth Day Celebration

March 10, 2014 10:13 AM | Posted By: Victoria Somol

MEDIA RELEASE             
For Immediate Release: March 5, 2014
Contact: Meg Fencil   
Email:
meg@sustaincharlotte.org | Phone: (704) 968-2187

Sustain Charlotte Seeking Nominations for 2014
Community Sustainability Awards + Earth Day Celebration

CHARLOTTE, NC – Sustain Charlotte is seeking nominations for their Third Annual Community Sustainability Awards + Earth Day Celebration. During the event, local organizations and individuals will be recognized for their efforts to help realize Charlotte 2030:  A Sustainable Vision for Our Region.

The event will take place on April 22, 2014 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at the UNC Charlotte Center City Building at 320 E. 9th Street in uptown Charlotte.

Nominations can be made before March 17.  Awards will be presented to local organizations in the following nine categories: Air Quality, Land Use, Sustainable Economy, Energy, Food, Waste Reduction, Social Equity, Transportation, and Water.  Nonprofits, including neighborhood organizations, academic institutions/schools, businesses, and government agencies are all welcome to apply.  In addition, awards will be presented to individuals in the following two categories:  Outstanding Overall Leader and Outstanding Educator.

The awards presentation will be preceded by a reception for the nominees. Tickets purchased before April 14 will be available at a reduced rate of $55.  An appetizer reception and two drinks are included with ticket purchase.

For more information on the event, including sponsorship opportunities and the nomination form, visit the event website at www.sustaincharlotte.org/events or contact Sustain Charlotte by sending an email to meg@sustaincharlotte.org.

ABOUT SUSTAIN CHARLOTTE
Sustain Charlotte is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, engaging and uniting citizens to solve Charlotte’s sustainability challenges. We inspire choices that lead to a healthier and more vibrant community for generations to come.

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NCSEA Acts to Protect Rooftop Solar

February 24, 2014 1:20 PM | Posted By: Lowell Sachs, Director of Communications

NCSEA Acts to Protect Rooftop Solar Market
Motion before NC Utilities Commission seeks to remedy negative effect from Duke Energy’s statements regarding net-metering


Advanced Energy Now 2014 Market Report

February 19, 2014 2:06 PM | Posted By: Lowell Sachs, Director of Communications

Advanced Energy Now 2014 Market Report

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