The NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) is​ a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization of individuals, businesses, government, and nonprofits interested in North Carolina's sustainable energy future.

​Our mission is to drive policy and market development to create clean energy jobs, economic opportunities and affordable energy that benefits all of North Carolina.


We envision a future where North Carolina’s clean energy economy leads the nation and serves as a model for other states. Together with our membership, NCSEA is blazing the path toward this vision, where the possibilities and benefits for our state and local economies are endless, including:

  • Economic development opportunities
  • More affordable consumer bills
  • Job growth
  • Market exports
  • Local tax base expansion
  • Improved quality of life and business climate

Our goal is to cultivate a robust clean energy ecosystem that unifies and benefits all of its stakeholders: consumers, businesses, the clean energy industry and utility energy providers.

How we put our mission and vision into practice

Inform | Connect | Advocate | Advance


NCSEA delivers critical, fact-based, and timely information necessary for our members and partners to understand latest clean energy trends and developments.


Through our year-round events, NCSEA provides opportunities to learn, build strategic relationships, and identify solutions that help move our state forward along the path to a clean, secure, and resilient energy future.


NCSEA works to educate decision-makers while encouraging smart public policy that considers the interest of all stakeholders.


NCSEA helps shape the future of clean energy in North Carolina by providing thought leadership and a platform for diverse interests to come together for a common goal.