Posts by Jordan Jones

NCSEA Submits Initial Comments & Alternative Proposal for Duke Energy’s Proposed Integrated Resource Plans

Every two years, the Duke and Dominion utilities in North Carolina are required to submit new Integrated Resource Plans (IRPs) to the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) for approval. IRPs are, in short, a utility’s plan for meeting forecasted annual peak and energy demand over a specified future period. Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) and Duke Energy Progress (DEP) submitted…

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NCCU-NCSEA Diversity and Inclusiveness Survey Results

Throughout 2018, NCSEA worked with computer science students from North Carolina Central University (NCCU) to collect and analyze information about the current state of diversity and inclusiveness in the clean energy ecosystem from our members and partners. NCSEA designed the survey to collect demographic information about the respondents as well as their job satisfaction, barriers…

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North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association Announces 2018 Member Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jordan Jones jordan@energync.org 602-350-4887 RALEIGH, N.C., December 17, 2018 – North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) today announced the winners of six prestigious awards. The members who received these awards were selected from among almost 400 NCSEA members for their distinguished service for each of the following categories: Clean Energy Innovator;…

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Order Issued Amending Duke Energy Solar Rebate Program

On December 3, 2018 the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) issued an Order granting the Joint Motion to Amend Duke Energy’s Solar Rebate Program. You may recall that NCSEA and other interested parties jointly moved to amend the NCUC’s September 20th Order modifying the Solar Rebate Program. The granted amendments include: allowing the annual application window to open on the first…

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Final Energy Storage Study Released

On December 3rd, North Carolina State University released the long-awaited Energy Storage Options for North Carolina (also known as, the Energy Storage Study) mandated by HB 589. The year-long study “addressed how energy storage technologies may or may not provide value to North Carolina consumers” and “the feasibility of energy storage in North Carolina, including services energy storage can provide that…

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Joint Motion to Amend Filed in Solar Rebate Docket

Last week, NCSEA and other relevant parties filed a Joint Motion to Amend Duke Energy’s Solar Rebate Program docket in front of the North Carolina Utilities Commission (Commission). This filing comes as a direct result of the Commission’s Order Modifying Duke Energy’s Solar Rebate Program, which was filed on September 20, 2018, and changed the…

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North Carolina Utilities Commission Issues Order Modifying Duke Energy’s Solar Rebate Program 

At the end of September, the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) issued an Order modifying the first year of Duke Energy’s Solar Rebate Program (Modification Order). Please visit our blog for a refresher on the events leading up to the latest order issued by the Commission.  When the Solar Rebate Programs for residential and non-residential customers reached their 2018…

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NC Utilities Commission Hears Oral Arguments in Duke Energy’s Proposed Green Source Advantage Program

On September 4, the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) heard Oral Arguments in proposed the Green Source Advantage (GSA) program docket. As you might recall, GSA is Duke’s proposed green tariff for large consumers of energy, including specifically the military and the University of North Carolina, that arose out of HB 589 and is intended by…

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