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Leading North Carolina Solar Companies

With declining prices and so many leading North Carolina solar companies to choose from, it’s easier and cheaper than ever to harvest clean, free solar energy to power your home or business. Currently ranking number 2 in solar capacity across the United States, North Carolina provides solid proof that you don’t have to live in […]

September 20th

How North Carolina Schools Could Save Millions (Hint: With Solar)

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Below are highlights from two new reports commissioned by the Repower Our Schools Coalition. The North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NC CETC) released information that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools & Durham Public Schools would conserve millions of dollars with solar power, while promoting more STEM education potential for the students. Along with the saved money, the […]

February 8th

North Carolina Passes 1 GW Of Installed Solar

North Carolina has surpassed 1 GW of installed solar capacity, the fourth US state to do so, according to the North Carolina  Sustainable Energy Association. The North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA), a local nonprofit dedicated to promoting North Carolina’s renewable energy industry, announced the milestone in a press release (PDF) last week, having reached 1.04 […]

September 29th

Report: Solar Industry In North Carolina Boosting Overall Economy

The overall economy of North Carolina is being “boosted” significantly thanks to the state’s growing solar energy industry, according to a new report from Duke University. To be more specific, the report — The Solar Economy: Widespread Benefits for North Carolina — notes that the industry is driving job creation in manufacturing + construction, as well […]

February 27th

Sungevity Enters Tricky North Carolina Residential Solar Market — First National Solar Company To Do So

Those in North Carolina interested in dealing with a nationally recognized brand when going solar now (finally) have that option, thanks to the recent announcement that Sungevity is entering the market there. The move represents the first time that a large, nationally recognized residential solar energy provider will operate in the coastal state. The move is […]

February 19th

$500 Million Solar Power Investment In North Carolina

Duke Energy, a major utility company, has committed to investing $500 million in North Carolina solar power. The money will be spent on eight projects totaling 278 megawatts. “This is Duke Energy’s largest single announcement for solar power and represents a 60 percent increase in the amount of solar power for our North Carolina customers. We […]

September 17th