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Commission Orders in DEC's Cost Recovery Dockets

August 26, 2014 10:45 PM | Posted By: Kacey Hoover

Commission Orders in DEC's Cost Recovery Dockets


Making Energy Work 2014 Countdown!

August 26, 2014 10:37 PM | Posted By: Victoria Somol

Making Energy Work 2014 Countdown!


Uptown Startup Hub CLT Joules Fuels Clean-Energy Innovation

August 26, 2014 9:46 AM | Posted By: Kathleen Fleming, Director of Business Development

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/08/22/5121782/uptown-startup-hub-clt-joules.html#.U_yPj2Nnu6M


Three New Utility-Scale Solar Farms Add 20 MW to North Carolinas Solar Surge

August 20, 2014 11:36 AM | Posted By: Kathleen Fleming, Director of Business Development

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.


ReVenture Park Receives Excellence in Site Reuse Award from EPA Region 4

August 19, 2014 4:19 PM | Posted By: Kathleen Fleming, Director of Business Development

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

August 5, 2014 2:09 PM | Posted By: Kathleen Fleming, Director of Business Development

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.


New Report Refocusing the Net Metering Debate on Steps to Enable Solar Cost Reductions

August 5, 2014 10:55 AM | Posted By: Kathleen Fleming, Director of Business Development

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”.


CLT Joules Expands Energy Accelerator Three Additional Startups Accepted for Growth Initiative

August 4, 2014 10:17 AM | Posted By: Kathleen Fleming, Director of Business Development

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 30, 2014 5:01 PM | Posted By: Kathleen Fleming, Director of Business Development

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

July 25, 2014 4:35 PM | Posted By: Kathleen Fleming, Director of Business Development

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:

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