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Solar Energy in North Carolina: A 2021 View

By Jonathan Susser | December 16, 2021

In our final Exploring North Carolina Smart Grid webinar of 2021, we checked in on the status of solar energy in North Carolina. The session featured John Gajda, principal engineer at Strata Clean Energy; Maura Farver, distributed energy technology strategy[…]

Offshore Wind in North Carolina

By David Farmer | September 24, 2021

Wind energy is clean, sustainable, renewable and domestic, and it is one of the fastest growing energy sources in the world. With declining costs and improvements in technology, wind is quickly becoming cost-competitive with other generation resources, but harnessing it[…]

Deciding “Yes” on Solar

By Luke Henry | June 27, 2020

You’ve done the research and have decided to install solar at your home. What’s next to keep the process moving? To know what else to expect and get the system, installer and agreement that meet your needs, here are a[…]

What to Know Before Installing Solar at Home

By Luke Henry | May 20, 2020

Looking into home solar can be exciting but also a bit daunting. Below, we outline a few areas worth knowing about, including components, characteristics, locations, sizing, layout, orientation and additional costs of installing a solar photovoltaic (PV) system. Solar Components[…]