NCSEA and RTI International recently released the Economic Impact Analysis of Clean Energy Development in North Carolina—2021 Update Report. RTI International conducted the report to identify associated economic impacts of clean energy development (renewable energy and energy efficiency) in North Carolina and identified that, from 2007-2020, the total economic impact from clean energy and energy efficiency project development in the state was $40.3 billion, with 17 percent of the cumulative clean energy investment over the last 14 years occurring in 2019 and 2020.
Researchers found that in 2020 alone renewable energy project development invested $1.6 billion, or 62 times the investment observed in 2007. These clean energy project investments are not relegated to only one part of the state. Rather, projects are widely distributed across North Carolina and bring economic investment to all 100 North Carolina counties. In fact, some of the most rural and economically-challenged counties in North Carolina were the ones that saw the greatest amount of clean energy investment from 2007-2020. Duplin, Robeson, Halifax, Edgecombe, Cumberland, Northampton, and Bladen counties experienced the greatest amount of investment—more than $500 million each between 2007 and 2020. Overall, there are 42 North Carolina counties with over $100 million in investment (up from the six identified in the 2015 Update of this report). View the breakdown of the major investments in renewable energy across North Carolina counties here.
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It’s here! The 2021 @RTI_Intl report confirms #cleanenergy is growing North Carolina’s economy. Read the full report here: bit.ly/RTI_21 #ncga #ncpol
It’s here! The 2021 RTI report is further evidence that clean energy is working for North Carolina’s economy. Read more here: bit.ly/RTI_21
Did you know? The total economic impact in North Carolina from #cleanenergy and #energyefficiency project development from 2007 to 2020 was $40.3 billion #ncga #ncpol bit.ly/RTI_21
NCSEA’s new report by RTI International reveals that the total economic impact from 2007-2020 in North Carolina from clean energy (renewable energy and energy efficiency) project development was $40.3 billion! Learn more about how clean energy is strengthening our state’s economy: bit.ly/RTI_21
Between 2007 and 2020, 7 North Carolina counties experienced over $500 million in #cleanenergy investment. Read more and find out where your county stands here: bit.ly/RTI_21 #ncpol #ncga
Several of North Carolina’s most economically-challenged counties, including Duplin, Robeson, and Halifax Counties, received the greatest amount of clean energy investment from 2007-2020. Read more about how clean energy investments are building a stronger economy in our state: bit.ly/RTI_21
Energy policies matter: NC #renewableenergy project investment in 2020 was $1.6 BILLION, or 62x the $26.2 million of investment observed in 2007! bit.ly/RTI_21 #ncga #ncga
Energy policies matter! According to the new RTI International report, renewable energy project investment in 2020 was $1.6 BILLION, or 62x the $26.2 million of investment observed in 2007! Read more: bit.ly/RTI_21
According to @nccleanenergy and @RTI_Intl, clean energy development in NC supported 291,183 annual full-time equivalents (FTEs) from 2007 to 2020 bit.ly/RTI_21
According to the new report from NCSEA and RTI International, clean energy development supported 291,183 annual full-time equivalents (FTEs) from 2007-2020. Learn more about clean energy’s impact on NC here: bit.ly/RTI_21
North Carolina is on the rise! Investment in 2019 and 2020 accounted for 17% of total cumulative investment in clean energy over the last 14 years bit.ly/RTI_21
North Carolina is on the rise! According to the new report from NCSEA and RTI International, investment in 2019 and 2020 accounted for 17% of total cumulative investment in clean energy over the last 14 years. Learn more about clean energy’s impact on NC here: bit.ly/RTI_21