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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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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. 

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 Ini

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.