Together for North Carolina

Dear friend, With your help, North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) had an incredible 2018. This has been a year of growth, opportunity, and collaboration for NCSEA and our clean energy community. The progress that North Carolina’s clean energy community made in 2018 is worth celebrating. After the passage of House Bill 589 last year,…

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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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Carolina Tiger Rescue

Here at NCSEA, we value our community and are committed to giving back through regularly scheduled days of service. This summer our staff spent the day at Carolina Tiger Rescue in Pittsboro, North Carolina—a sanctuary for wild cats found all across the United States. The mission of Carolina Tiger Rescue is to protect wild cats,…

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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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Solar Company Shines Light on Gender Pay Parity 

Women in the United States are, on average, paid just 80 cents on the dollar of what men make. National residential solar and storage company Sunrun Inc., though, is leading the industry toward a more equitable future. Earlier this summer, Sunrun announced that it had achieved 100 percent gender pay parity for employees performing similar work in similar…

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