Energy

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. 

Monday, June 15, 2009 - 00:00

PEW REPORT SHOWS N.C. A LEADER IN GREEN ECONOMY

Monday, June 15, 2009

A new report by the Pew Center on the States indicates that North Carolina is poised to capitalize on Gov. Bev Perdue’s green energy plan, including her proposals to make green energy jobs a cornerstone of North Carolina’s economy. 

Thursday, June 25, 2009 - 00:00

FEDERAL ENERGY DEPARTMENT OKS N.C. PLAN TO USE RECOVERY FUNDS TO CREATE GREEN JOBS, SAVE ENERGY

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Gov. Bev Perdue announced today that the U.S. Energy Department has approved North Carolina’s $75.9 million Energy Plan to improve energy efficiency, promote greater use of renewable energy resources and create more green jobs.  The program will be funded through the state’s share of federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds. 

Monday, August 17, 2009 - 00:00

ENERGY OFFICE FILES APPLICATION FOR $8.8 MILLION TO GIVE NORTH CAROLINIANS DISCOUNTS ON ENERGY-EFFICIENT APPLIANCES

Monday, August 17, 2009

North Carolina’s State Energy Office has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy to receive $8.8 million in federal funds to help homeowners purchase energy-efficient appliances such as furnaces, room air conditioners, refrigerators and dishwashers. The program for distribution of the money for ENERGY STAR-rated appliances is being developed by the Energy Office, along with the N.C. Office of Economic Recovery and Investment.

Monday, April 19, 2010 - 00:00

ENERGY OFFICE ENGINEER TO LEAD N.C. WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM

Monday, April 19, 2010

Dr. Rita Joyner, most recently a special assistant in Commerce’s N.C. Energy Office, has been named section chief of the state’s Weatherization Assistance Program, Ward Lenz, director of the N.C. Energy Office announced today. 

Friday, September 4, 2009 - 00:00

Mecklenburg County Clean-Energy Company to Add 61 Jobs; State Grant Helps SCR-Tech Expand in Charlotte

Friday, September 04, 2009

Gov. Bev Perdue announced today that SCR-Tech LLC, a leading national provider of cost-effective emissions control solutions for power plants, will expand and add an additional facility in Charlotte.  The company plans to invest more than $12.4 million over the next five years in capital and lease payments for the expansion and for new technologies. During the next three years, the company plans to create 61 new jobs in Mecklenburg County.  The announcement was made possible in part by a $90,000 grant from the One North Carolina Fund.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 00:00

N.C. Energy Office Launches Program to Help Manufactured Home Buyers Save On Home Purchases and Utility Bills

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

RALEIGH -- The North Carolina State Energy Office is joining with the makers and sellers of manufactured homes and the support of utility companies to help the state’s consumers cut utility bills and get money back for buying energy efficient homes with the new North Carolina ENERGY STAR Plus Initiative.

Friday, November 13, 2009 - 00:00

Gov. Perdue Names N.C. Energy Policy Council Members

Friday, November 13, 2009

RALEIGH - Gov. Bev Perdue today announced appointees to the North Carolina Energy Policy Council.  The council was reorganized during the past legislative session as part of Gov. Perdue’s strategy to make North Carolina a leader in green economy jobs by strengthening state leadership in energy policy and making smart investments to create green jobs and foster innovation.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 00:00

PERDUE ANNOUNCES INVESTMENTS IN GREEN ECONOMY; PUTS MORE FEDERAL RECOVERY DOLLARS TO WORK IN NORTH CAROLINA

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that 18 small North Carolina companies will receive grants up to $100,000 to develop and market promising green and alternative energy technologies and products.  It is the third round of grants distributed by the state Department of Commerce’s Green Business Fund and puts more than $1 million in federal Recovery Act dollars to work in North Carolina. 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 00:00

Governor Pat McCrory Announces 550-Mile Natural Gas Pipeline in Eastern North Carolina

Hundreds of jobs and hundreds of millions of economic activity for North Carolina
Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Hundreds of jobs and hundreds of millions of economic activity for North Carolina