APPLE BUILDING 17.5MW SOLAR FARM IN CLAREMONT, NC
Apple already has one of the largest solar farms in North Carolina. Now it's building a another one.
DUKE ENERGY APPROVES SEVERAL HUGE SOLAR FARMS
Two major announcements this week suggest that large-scale solar is moving forward fast in North Carolina.
ASHEVILLE COMPANY PROPOSES 12 MASSIVE SOLAR FARMS
If all of ISS's proposed solar plants get built, they will have a collective capacity of 620 megawatts.
WELLS FARGO INVESTS $100M IN NC SOLAR PROJECTS
Yet more signs that utility-scale solar is bringing economic development to rural North Carolina.
HOW MUCH MONEY CAN NC HOMEOWNERS SAVE BY GOING SOLAR?
Solar energy systems are not cheap, but they can save homeowners considerable amounts of money over the years. A new report helps North Carolinians optimize those savings and choose the right incentives package.
DUKE’S 300MW SOLAR RFP OVERSUBSCRIBED
There's a lot of utility-scale solar energy in the pipeline for North Carolina. The success of Duke's recent solar RFP is just one indicator of that potential.
How sheep farming can help maintain solar farms
Critics of renewable energy sometimes claim it competes for valuable agricultural land. But what if you could have your cake and eat it too?
DURHAM-MADE SOLAR PEDAL HYBRID VEHICLES TAKE OFF
Durham-based Organic Transit is reimagining what urban transportation might look like. And their ELF solar-pedal hybrid vehicles are beginning to pop up everywhere.
300 MW OF NORTH CAROLINA SOLAR POWER REQUESTED IN DUKE RFP
Duke Energy is looking to nearly double its installed solar capacity by 2015 as it steps up its efforts to comply with the state's renewable energy portfolio standards.
HOW SOLARIZE DURHAM PLANS TO TRANSFORM A COMMUNITY: Q&A WITH RITA LEADEM
Following other cities around the US, Solarize Durham plans a grassroots effort to promote clean energy. Uniquely, the initiative will be focusing on low income households too.