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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:


Solar Farms taking root in North Carolina

July 24, 2014 1:40 PM | Posted By: Kathleen Fleming, Director of Business Development

NCSEA's Director of Government Affairs, Betsy McCorkle and GIS & Database Management Specialist, Jerry Carey are quoted in this excellent article in the Fayetterville Observer:  Read the Article


Cost Recovery Docket Wrap-Up

July 23, 2014 3:47 PM | Posted By: Kacey Hoover

Cost Recovery Docket Wrap-Up


N.C. Solar Center changes its name to N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center

July 15, 2014 10:49 AM | Posted By: Kathleen Fleming, Director of Business Development

N.C. Solar Center changes its name to N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center

RALEIGH, N.C. (July 15, 2014) – The N.C. Solar Center at N.C. State University has changed its name to the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center, reaffirming its commitment to expanding support to all areas of clean energy. The Center serves as a resource for innovative, clean energy technologies through demonstration, technical assistance, outreach and training.  It also works to break down barriers for clean energy technologies and businesses who want to locate and grow in the state. 


Argand Energy Solutions Announces the Sale of Majority Interest in the Company

July 10, 2014 10:58 AM | Posted By: Kathleen Fleming, Director of Business Development

CHARLOTTE, NC, July 8, 2014- Argand Energy Solutions (the "Company"), a leading solar developer, engineering, procurement, and construction company (EPC), today announced that it has completed the sale of a majority interest in the Company to an affiliate of Entropy Investment Management ("Entropy").

The Company will now be known as Entropy Solar Integrators and will provide EPC and development services to an expanding portfolio of solar projects currently under development by Entropy and a select group of high value customers.

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