Carolina Archive

23 May 2015

Solar Opportunity In South Carolina

Originally published on Solar Love. Last year, the South Carolina legislature passed Act 236, landmark legislation that enabled third-party solar leasing and established rules for equitable net metering rates within the state. According to the Coastal Conservation
15 May 2015

Duke Energy to pay $102m for Clean Water Act violations in North Carolina, US

Duke Energy has been found guilty of nine criminal violations under the Clean Water Act at several of its facilities in North Carolina, US. CTBR – News
9 May 2015

Utility-Scale Solar In North Carolina To Keep Flying, Homeowners Still Left Hanging

Originally published on North Carolina governor Patrick McCrory signed a one-year extension of the state’s renewable energy investment tax credit last week, a move that will encourage more solar development within the state, which is now 4th in
24 Mar 2015

Real Americans Are Coal Killers: South Carolina Solar Market Gets White Hot

From solar wallflower to solar powerhouse: the South Carolina solar market heats up with the launch of Solarize South Carolina, a group discount program Real Americans Are Coal Killers: South Carolina Solar Market Gets White Hot was
23 Mar 2015

NRG Home Solar Slides Into North Carolina

Originally published on Solar Love. NRG Home Solar, one of the largest residential solar companies, is expanding its operations to include North Carolina. It presently operates in California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Pennyslvania. In
23 Feb 2015

Sungevity Leads Way Into North Carolina Residential Solar Market

Editor’s Note: As the Solar Love repost below notes, North Carolina is not the friendliest state in the Union to those who want to install solar panels on their roofs. As such, it has kept out all of
20 Feb 2015

Cleantech Link Drop (Tesla vs Large Luxury Cars, Sungevity Leads Way Into North Carolina, Top 10 EV Battery Manufacturers…)

To kick off this cleantech news & views link drop, below is an awesome talk given by Envision Solar CEO Desmond Wheatley (…3 years ago). Chris wrote about it a bit on EV Obsession, but I just want
24 Jan 2015

US releases environmental assessment for wind areas offshore North Carolina

The US Department of the Interior has issued an Environmental Assessment supporting a potential lease sale of over 300,000 acres of federal waters off the coast of North Carolina for the development of wind energy. CTBR –
11 Jan 2015

Victory For Solar Owners In North Carolina

The North Carolina Utility Commission ruled that utilities do not get to change the amounts due solar owners for feeding electricity to the grid Victory For Solar Owners In North Carolina was originally published on CleanTechnica. To
11 Dec 2014

Duke Energy wins approval to build three solar facilities in North Carolina

The North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) has approved Duke Energy’s request to acquire and build three large solar facilities in eastern North Carolina. CTBR – News