NC GreenPower Celebrates 20 Years of Impacts

NC GreenPower is excited to celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2023. Thanks to the generous contributions of individuals and businesses, NC GreenPower has, for two decades […]

Mismatched Connectors Are a Common Cause of Safety and Reliability Issues in Solar Installations

DC connector mismatch is all too common in solar photovoltaic (PV) installations and can cause safety and reliability issues. The positive and negative connectors on the leads of a PV […]

Commissioning Distributed Energy Resources for United Therapeutics

United Therapeutics is biotechnology company co-headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, and Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina, that develops novel life-extending technologies for lung disease and […]

Smart Inverter Pilot Testing Helps Prepare the Future of the Grid

North Carolina has more than 8,000 megawatts (MW) of installed solar capacity and is projected to add another 1,700 MW over the next five years. As more renewable […]

NC GreenPower Announces Awardees of 2023 Solar+ Schools Program

NC GreenPower, our nonprofit subsidiary launched in 2003, recently announced the awardees of its 2023 Solar+ Schools program year. Solar+ Schools provides grants for […]

How Renewable Energy Certificates and Carbon Offsets Work

With more organizations working to reduce their environmental and energy footprint — whether it’s to meet corporate sustainability goals, follow local regulations or promote social responsibility — interest in renewable […]

Advanced Energy Welcomes Taylor Hill as an Engineer

Advanced Energy is excited to welcome Taylor Hill as an engineer. Taylor was born and raised in the Raleigh area and attended NC State University, where he earned a bachelor’s […]

Advanced Energy Welcomes Fatin Ishraq as an Energy Consultant

Advanced Energy is excited to welcome Fatin Ishraq as an energy consultant. Fatin grew up in Bangladesh and moved to the U.S. six years ago. He recently graduated from NC […]

Advanced Energy Commissions New Solar-Plus-Storage Sites

Batteries are coming to your grid soon! One of the more exciting and impactful grid modernization technologies is utility-scale battery storage. Battery storage can give utilities […]
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Solar Energy in North Carolina: A 2021 View

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 […]