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Created on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, north carolina, renewable energy, clean energy
October 23 -- An independent study published by a nationally known energy consultant asserts that adding 500 megawatts of solar generation in North Carolina would save utility ratepayers about $26 million ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 17 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: north carolina, solar power, solar development, renewable energy, clean energy
October 17 -- North Carolina ranks third in the nation for utility-scale solar capacity under construction or in advanced development in the third quarter, according to figures published by SNL Energy. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 15 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable fuel, North Carolina, RFS, public opinion, jobs
July 15 -- At the height of the summer driving season, it is unfortunate how dependent drivers in North Carolina and the rest of the country remain on high-priced gasoline. Drivers in the Tar Heel ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 08 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar energy, editorial, North Carolina, investment
July 8 -- It’s exciting to hear about three recent solar farm proposals – two in Yadkin County and a third in Stokes. The more we use this advanced, clean technology, the merrier for our communities, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 30 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: electric car, North Carolina, competition, policy
May 30 -- A North Carolina bill aimed at protecting consumers from “unfair competition” is apparently wildly unpopular among the consumers it intends to “protect.” >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 03 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Duke, Jim Rogers, North Carolina, Renewable Portfolio Standard, renewable energy, solar, clean energy
May 3 -- Duke Energy Corp. CEO Jim Rogers on Thursday put himself squarely on the side of the North Carolina's law promoting the use of renewable energy sources, as the law remains under attack in the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 02 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, North Carolina, RPS, REPS, clean energy, solar, biogas, renewable energy standards
May 2 -- Amid protests from some members seeking a show of hands for a vote, Senate Finance Committee Co-Chairman Bill Rabon quickly adjourned a Wednesday meeting after declaring that a bill to freeze ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 02 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: electric vehicles, President Obama, Anthony Foxx, EVs, North Carolina, sustainable transportation
May 2 -- Just over a year ago, Anthony Foxx – President Obama’s nominee for transportation secretary – unveiled a pilot program for electric-vehicle charging stations in Charlotte, N.C., where he ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 01 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Google. republicans, North Carolina, renewable energy, renewable energy policy, clean energy, data centers
May 1 -- On a sunny day last month, while a few Republican legislators tried to neuter the state’s 2007 renewable energy law, Gov. Pat McCrory basked in the limelight of a major economic development ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 25 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: North Carolina, renewable energy, clean energy, Ivan Urlaub, NCSEA, RPS
April 25 -- North Carolina lawmakers today rejected efforts to scale back the use of renewable energy. The House Public Utilities Committee voted 18 to 13 against the Affordable & Reliable Energy Act, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 22 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, North Carolina, RPS, ALEC, solar, wind
April 22 -- A 2007 compromise among utilities, legislators, regulators and community groups brought substantial investments in domestic renewable energy. The 2007 standard is working and fueling job growth ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: RPS, North Carolina, clean energy jobs, renewable energy, clean energy
April 10 -- Repealing its renewable energy law could impact North Carolina's new and expanding clean energy job base, says professional logger association executive director.  >>View Article  ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, North Carolina, renewable energy, RPS, Renewable Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard
... or REPS, which in 2007 passed with a nearly unanimous, bipartisan vote. >>View Article  ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 25 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar, North Carolina, clean energy, renewable energy, GOP
March 25 -- To appreciate the explosive growth of solar power in North Carolina, consider the state of the solar industry six years ago: Solar energy was so unusual that most residents had never seen a ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 19 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable Energy Investment, Market Development, North Carolina, Sustainable Energy Association
February 19 -- Investment in renewable energy and efficiency grew 13-fold in North Carolina between 2007 and 2012, totaling $1.4 billion in that period, says an analysis commissioned by the N.C. Sustainable ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 12 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: North Carolina, renewable energy, solar energy, solar farm, clean energy
November 12 -- Just off a country road is a sight few people ever imagined in this corner of southeastern North Carolina.  Solar panels cover a 35-acre field that once produced corn, tobacco ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 26 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: energy, clean energy, North Carolina, economy, jobs, renewable energy
October 26 -- Working out of a small keyman office on Main Street in Davidson, Shawn LeMond and his Sustainable Energy Community Development Co. have been quietly — but effectively — hooking up renewable-energy ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 15 April 2011 / News
Tags: North Carolina solar farm
Apr. 14, 2011 -- Duke Energy CorporationâEUR(TM)s subsidiary Duke Energy Renewables acquired a 1-megawatt solar farm on the grounds of Martins Creek elementary school in the southwestern corner of North ... [ +++ ]