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NC GreenPower Brings Solar PV to North Carolina Schools

By Kristi Brodd | February 3, 2017

In October 2003, NC GreenPower was launched to supplement the state’s existing power supply with more green energy – that is, energy generated from renewable energy sources like the sun, wind, water and organic matter.  At its 10 year anniversary[…]

NC GreenPower Solar Schools Pilot Program

By Katie Shepherd Lebrato | September 29, 2015

NC GreenPower launched a pilot program on April 1, 2015 to offer matching grants for the installation of a 2-3 kW solar PV array at schools, providing clean, green renewable energy in our state. All K-12 schools in North Carolina[…]

150+ Panel Inspection Helps School Go Solar

By Shawn Fitzpatrick | August 19, 2015

A private Pre-K -12 school in central North Carolina recently received a unique donation: 240 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels. Though the donated 435 Watt panels had potentially been damaged in a severe storm, the school wanted to verify they could[…]

Feeling Muggy Indoors

By Hannah McKenzie | June 10, 2014

Q: My house occasionally feels uncomfortably humid. Would a stand-alone dehumidifier be a good way to fix this problem? A: It is frustrating to be uncomfortable in your own home! A stand-alone dehumidifier may solve the problem temporarily but figuring[…]

Making Cents of Solar Photovoltaic Systems

By Hannah McKenzie | May 30, 2014

Q: I have heard that the price for solar panels is dropping and incentives are available this year. What should I consider before taking the plunge? Would it be a good investment? A: Now is a terrific time to consider[…]

Heating Water with the Sun

By Hannah McKenzie | April 13, 2014

Q: I have heard that the price for solar panels is dropping and incentives are available this year. What should I consider before taking the plunge? Would it be a good investment? A: This is a terrific time to consider[…]