North Carolina State Resources

General resources regarding state solar policies, solar incentives, and utilities.

  • NC Green Power: Solar+ Schools provides grants for 3-5 kW solar educational projects at schools, complete with a weather station, data monitoring, and lesson plans. Any North Carolina K-12 school may apply for a grant of up to $14,000 toward installation costs. In addition, awardees receive nearly $12,000 in related benefits, such as donated SunPower solar modules, a STEM curriculum, and teacher training. READ MORE →
  • Rebates and Incentives: North Carolina is a leader in utility-sized solar farms and corporate sponsors building renewable energy sources of energy to power their data centers. The dramatic investment in renewable energy is spurred, in part, by federal and state tax credits for installing renewable energy systems, selling clean energy back to the grid, and an open auction system through Solar Renewable Energy Certificates known as SRECs. READ MORE →
  • NC Solar Schools: The Solar Schools team invites every teacher in North Carolina to participate in the Solar Schools Challenge. Our aim is to inspire a generation of leaders and problem-solvers through engaging classroom activities and creative contests exploring solar power. READ MORE →

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