Sustainable Energy Support Hub
NCSEA’s Sustainable Energy Support Hub provides access to interactive data showcasing the deployment of clean technologies across the state of North Carolina. This data provides the opportunity for municipalities to benchmark and compare their progress to other municipal entities across the state. The information contained in this platform has been collected over the course of more than ten years and is sourced from filings made at the North Carolina Utilities Commission. All data is intended to be used for informational and educational purposes only. For additional information or inquiries about further data services, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Sustainable Energy Support Hub is a publicly available tool containing data on clean energy and sustainability growth across North Carolina. By displaying this crucial data within a single platform, the hub provides valuable energy planning insights and collaboration opportunities for communities, local governments, universities, utilities, policymakers, and corporations across North Carolina.
The backbone of NCSEA’s data is the Renewable Energy Database (REDB), which tracks all renewable energy systems registered at the North Carolina Utilities Commission. During the development of the Sustainable Energy Support Hub, our team combined the REDB with additional data, including the following:
- Local government climate action plans
- LEED- and ENERGY STAR-certified energy-efficient buildings
- Electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle registrations
- Electric vehicle charging stations
- Disadvantaged communities
- Energy burden
- Political parties
If you are interested in learning more about NCSEA’s suite of data including the Renewable Energy Database (REDB), please reach out to Daniel Pate, Director of Data and Research at email@example.com.
The Sustainable Energy Support Hub provides limitless opportunities for learning, collaboration, and advocacy. A few examples of use cases include:
- Monitoring and comparing clean energy growth in communities across the state
- Leveraging clean energy data to apply for grants and other funding opportunities
- Educating policymakers on clean energy development in their districts
- Supporting policies and programs through data-backed insights
This powerful tool is already being used to benchmark sustainability performance and promote clean energy development. Within City of Raleigh’s Community Climate Action Plan (CCAP) implementation efforts, this local government leveraged NCSEA’s data in their Community Climate Action Data Dashboard. Given Raleigh’s ambitious goal of reducing community greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050, this local government needed access to up-to-date, detailed data documenting renewable energy installations, energy efficient housing and commercial buildings, hybrid and electric vehicle registrations, and electric vehicle charging stations in Raleigh and Wake County. NCSEA provided this data, enabling City of Raleigh to track their progress towards their climate goals and educate residents on localized clean energy developments.
NCSEA presented the Sustainable Energy Support Hub at a Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) webinar as part of their series highlighting solutions to energy insecurity. To view this conversation, which includes a live walkthrough of the hub from the Energy Data Solutions team, please click here for the webinar "How to Leverage Data to Support an Equitable Energy Transition".