April 5, 2013
State House lawmakers are moving ahead with a proposal to freeze and repeal the state's renewable energy standards.
Updated March 6, 2013
North Carolina ranks second among all states in clean energy jobs, according to a new report from Environmental Entrepreneurs.
The Tar Heel state counted 10,867 clean jobs last year.
Updated March 6, 2013
Environmental Entrepreneurs group says green jobs industry produced more than 110,000 jobs across the country in 2012.
December 12, 2012
The U.S. Department of the Interior has designated sites off Wilmington and the Outer Banks for development of offshore wind energy.
Updated September 5, 2012
In this the latest of a series of stories profiling presenting companies at the Council for Entrepreneurial Development's annual Tech Venture conference, Quentin Ankri at Greensky Wind Systems talks about the need for silent wind turbines.
Greensky Wind Systems
August 2, 2012
The power technology company, which operates its U.S. headquarters in Cary, will provide substations and related infrastructure as part of a new contract.
June 11, 2012
Global investment in renewable energy reached a record of $257 billion last year, with solar attracting more than half the total spending, according to a U.N. report released Monday.
Renewable energy investment grows
Updated June 11, 2012
Nations adding wind and solar power aren't doing enough to ensure their electricity systems can meet demand when renewable-energy output falls short, according to a Bloomberg Industries analysis.
Duke's new wind power farm in Wyoming
Updated March 13, 2012
China Ming Yang Wind Power Group will locate its North American research and development center at N.C. State's Centennial Campus.
Updated February 9, 2012
A science panel advising Gov. Beverly Perdue on offshore energy development says oil and gas drilling is unlikely in waters within North Carolina's authority, but the coast has some of the best East Coast locations for wind power.
Green areas are possible offshore wind power lease sites
January 12, 2012
U.S. leads the way with solar power investments surging 36 percent. Spending in the U.S. rose by a third to $55.9 billion, surpassing the 1 percent gain in China to $47.4 billion.
January 2, 2012
December 15, 2011
Iberdrola Renewables says construction won't begin because there are no agreements to buy electricity from its Desert Wind Energy project near Elizabeth City. The company no longer expects to meet its earlier completion target next year.
September 8, 2011
The Department of Energy put the two companies' projects among 41 it is backing across 20 states.
Updated June 22, 2011
According to a new report from the NC Sustainable Energy Association, the state also is the site of more than 1,800 renewable energy system projects with nearly 3 megawatts of generating capacity. That's enough for more than 561,000 homes.
June 15, 2011
The 20,000-acre project will provide power for 75,000 homes,
Updated May 20, 2011
Opinion: If you're looking for answers to some our state's daunting problems, just look up. Solar power has the potential to create thousands of new jobs in North Carolina while delivering safe and affordable electricity.
May 4, 2011
The North Carolina Utilities Commission approved Atlantic Wind's (AW) application to build a commercial-scale wind farm in Perquimans and Pasquotank counties on Tuesday.
April 5, 2011
A company wants to construct as many as 150 turbine towers near Elizabeth City.
January 27, 2011
NCSU researchers will focus on development of a substation that doesn't have a transformer and links renewable energy sources directly to power grid.