North Carolina Economic Development Opportunities in Clean Energy: May 2017 Update

Helping local chambers of commerce and their member companies navigate and prosper in the clean energy space.

Currituck County Chamber Celebrates New Solar Farm

Recognizing renewable energy as a boom to the local economy, the Currituck County Chamber of Commerce cohosted an event with SunEnergy1 to demonstrate how solar energy is creating jobs and helping the community. More.

Competition to Be the Southeast's Solar Energy Leader is Heating Up

North Carolina has been the leader in solar energy construction. But Georgia and South Carolina are fast adopting policies to encourage more solar construction. More.

Starbucks' Serves Up Major New Solar Farm in Robeson County

A new solar farm in Robeson County will become operational in mid-May, providing enough energy to power 600 Starbucks stores along the East Coast. A growing number of corporations such as Starbucks are looking to invest in states with policies that support renewable energy. More.

North Carolina Wind Farm Boosts the Economy, and National Security

Retired U.S. Navy Captain Leo Goff, an expert in energy and national security, writes that North Carolina's Amazon Wind Farm U.S. East adds resilience to energy production and makes us more secure. More.

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