A Squeaky Clean Conversation: Episode 74: Raising the Roof on NC’s Residential Solar Market 

On the latest episode of the Squeaky Clean Energy Podcast, host Matt Abele sat down with Lauren Bowen, Senior Attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), to shed light on the quickly evolving rooftop solar market in North Carolina. What’s going on with new rate structure proposals? Can homeowners’ associations (HOAs) limit residential rooftop…

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In Focus: NC GreenPower’s Solar+ Schools Program 

NC GreenPower and Edgecombe Early College staff and students stand in front of an installed solar system funded by the Solar+ Schools Program (Photo Credit: NC GreenPower)  NC GreenPower  NCSEA had the opportunity to talk with Katie Lebrato, Marketing Communications Director at NC GreenPower, a close partner organization of NCSEA.  Headquartered in Raleigh, NC GreenPower…

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Duke Energy’s Proposed Carbon Plan: NCSEA’s Initial Analysis & Considerations for a Clean Energy Future 

Duke Energy filed its proposed Carbon Plan with the NC Utilities Commission on May 16. This article provides a preliminary analysis of the proposed plan, including projected deadlines, methodologies, and assumptions. Stay tuned for more information and a deeper dive in the coming weeks. Check out this NCSEA article for additional context on the stakeholder…

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Saving North Carolina’s Residential Solar Market

NCSEA and our partners have advocated for the growth and prosperity of solar energy in North Carolina dating back to our founding in 1978. Our organization strives to build an affordable and accessible clean energy future where solar is available to as many people as possible. Our history makes this evident. After nearly a year…

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No Home Left Behind: Greensboro Solar CARES Project

We can no longer afford to ignore the energy burden conversation, especially as it relates to underserved populations in the United States. Many families are challenged with paying their energy bills every month–constantly having to choose between basic essentials like getting food, buying medication, or keeping their lights on–and North Carolinians are no exception to…

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2021 National Clean Energy Week (NCEW)

And that’s a wrap for National Clean Energy Week! For the last five days (September 20–25), we’ve been celebrating organizations, innovators, and policies that have been impactful to the clean energy landscape in North Carolina. This nationwide celebration was made possible “by a network of national clean energy leaders dedicated to reducing emissions while growing the…

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