About Advanced Energy

North Carolina Advanced Energy Corporation (Advanced Energy) is a nonprofit energy consulting firm. We work with electric utilities, government and a wide variety of private organizations in the residential, commercial and industrial, renewables, motors and drives, and electric transportation markets. Our customized services include research, testing, training, consulting and program design.

Message From The President

Since 1980, Advanced Energy has been a leader in the electric energy sector, exploring, researching and supporting emerging technologies that benefit energy consumers and the environment. From energy efficiency to renewables, we have partnered with the electric utility industry across the country to help provide clean, affordable, reliable, efficient and safe energy for the 21st century.

As our knowledgeable staff embarks toward the future, new developments are arising to improve our way of life, and we are working hard to ensure that these changes provide economic, environmental and societal benefits. Advanced Energy is applying research and providing practical services in the electric transportation, residential, commercial and industrial, motors and drives, and solar markets. We are also guiding our clients through innovative ways of promoting and managing beneficial electrification, battery storage and other distributed energy resources.

Please explore our site to see the energy services capabilities we offer as we continue forward.

– Robert Goodson, President and Executive Director

Advanced Energy’s History

Advanced Energy was founded in 1980 by the North Carolina Utilities Commission to investigate and implement new technologies for distributed generation, load management, conservation and energy efficiency. CLICK HERE to read about Advanced Energy’s history through the decades.


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