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Advanced Energy’s Interconnection Commissioning Program

By Kristi Brodd | May 31, 2018

As an increasing number of independent power producer (IPP) facilities are being interconnected, it is important to ensure the quality and dependability of these facilities in order to protect the power quality, reliability and safety of the utility grid. Despite[…]

NC GreenPower Solar Schools Hold Ribbon Cuttings

By Jonathan Susser | October 3, 2017

NC GreenPower Solar Schools was launched on April 1, 2015. This pilot program uses a portion of NC GreenPower’s donations to provide matching grants for the installation of small solar photovoltaic (PV) systems (3-5 kilowatts, or kW) at North Carolina schools,[…]

NC GreenPower Announces 2017 Solar Schools Grant Awardees

By Kristi Brodd | May 12, 2017

MEDIA ALERT CONTACT: Katie Lebrato, Marketing Communications Director,, 919-857-9026 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Download as pdf) May 12, 2017 RALEIGH, NC – NC GreenPower launched a pilot program on April 1, 2015 to provide matching grants for the installation of[…]

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 Kristi Brodd | September 29, 2015

NC GreenPower launched a new pilot program on April 1, 2015. The pilot offers matching grants for the installation of a 2-3 kilowatt (kW) solar photovoltaic (PV) array at schools, providing clean, green renewable energy in our state. All K-12[…]

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150-Panel Inspection Helps School Go Solar

By Kristi Brodd | August 19, 2015

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