Energy

Governor Roy Cooper on tour of offshore wind turbines
Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Addresses NC Offshore Wind Potential at NC TOWERS Taskforce Meeting, Tours Dominion Energy Wind Turbines

Thursday, August 04, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper joined Dominion Energy CEO Robert M. Blue to observe Dominion Energy wind turbines off the coast of Virginia and addressed the third North Carolina Taskforce for Offshore Wind Economic Resource Strategies (NC TOWERS) meeting in Elizabeth City.

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 00:00

The N.C. Taskforce for Offshore Wind Economic Resource Strategies Holds Inaugural Meeting Taskforce Brings Together Experts to Capture Economic and Clean Energy Opportunities for N.C.

Friday, February 04, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper convened a new advisory group of experts yesterday to help the State of North Carolina encourage development of the offshore wind energy industry, the latest milestone showing the state’s commitment to the clean energy economy.  The inaugural meeting of the North Carolina Taskforce for Offshore Wind Economic Resource Strategies (NC TOWERS), held in Wilmington and streamed online, brought together thought leaders to collaborate and position the state to take advant

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 00:00

Secretary Sanders Appoints Jennifer Mundt as Assistant Secretary for Clean Energy Economic Development

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

North Carolina Commerce Secretary Machelle Baker Sanders has named Jennifer Mundt, an experienced legislative analyst and policy executive, as the department’s Assistant Secretary of Clean Energy Economic Development, an important new role at the state’s lead agency for economic development.   

Ms. Mundt will guide North Carolina’s efforts to secure economic development and workforce opportunities in the increasingly important clean energy industry sector, including development of the state’s resources for offshore wind energy (OSW).

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 00:00

Governor Cooper Commits to Offshore Wind Power as North Carolina Creates Jobs by Transitioning to a Clean Energy Economy Executive Order No. 218 reaffirms North Carolina’s commitment to creating clean energy jobs, increasing economic opportunities, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions through the expansion of offshore wind power.

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Governor Roy Cooper today issued Executive Order No. 218 highlighting North Carolina’s commitment to offshore wind power as the state transitions to a clean energy economy.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 00:00

Offshore Wind Industry Offers Potential for New Jobs and Billions of Investment in North Carolina New report projects a $100+ billion U.S. market opportunity, recommends next steps to attract manufacturing supply chain to the state

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

North Carolina stands well positioned to attract a significant portion of a more than $100 billion market opportunity from the growing offshore wind energy industry, according to a comprehensive new report released today by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

The publication of the report from BVG Associates marks the latest step in Governor Cooper’s far-reaching commitment to build a clean energy economy to fight climate change and grow clean-energy jobs in North Carolina.

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 00:00

Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia Announce Agreement to Spur Offshore Wind Energy and Economic Development Alliance will streamline development of offshore wind resources in Southeast and Mid-Atlantic region

Thursday, October 29, 2020

The governors of Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia today announced a three-state collaboration to advance offshore wind projects in the region and promote the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic United States as a hub for offshore wind energy and industry.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 00:00

N.C. Commerce Taps International Wind Energy Experts to Support Comprehensive Industry Study Report will offer insights to help drive clean energy and offshore wind development

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Commerce has identified and hired an experienced, international consulting company to help the agency assess North Carolina’s potential as an offshore wind industry hub.  BVG Associates, headquartered near London with offices in Glasgow, Scotland, Boston, and Richmond, Virginia will help the Department research and develop an inventory of businesses, organizations, and physical infrastructure best positioned to promote offshore wind development in North Carolina.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 00:00

Commerce to Study North Carolina’s Infrastructure and Supply Chain Assets to Support Offshore Wind Report will offer insights to help drive clean energy and development

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Commerce has launched a comprehensive project to assess the state’s inventory of businesses, organizations, and physical infrastructure best positioned to promote offshore wind development in North Carolina.  The move is the latest step in Governor Roy Cooper’s far-reaching commitment to build a clean energy economy to fight climate change and grow clean-energy jobs in North Carolina.

Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 00:00

N.C. Energy Efficiency Alliance Wins EPA Award For Excellence in ENERGY STAR® Promotion

Thursday, March 15, 2012

In recognition of its effective consumer education and outreach efforts promoting energy-efficient homes, the North Carolina Energy Efficiency Alliance has won the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2012 ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence.

Thursday, May 21, 2009 - 00:00

Governor Perdue Announces Reforms to Strengthen Green Economy

Thursday, May 21, 2009

rnor Bev Perdue today announced her energy reform package to attract businesses, create jobs and promote a strong and sustainable green economy in North Carolina. She made the announcement at the SAS Solar Farm in Cary, which provides solar-generated power to Progress Energy.