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Friend’s of NC Solar Now – April Setzer

Solar power customer | Established July 2018 System Size: 6.72 kW Meet April: She’s a fabulous Accountant that lives in Raleigh, NC and added solar power to her home in July 2018. April has been consulting with NC Solar Now for the last 4 years and there was no question that she would be adding solar to […]

Governors to Trump: Keep Your Hands off our Renewables

The Governors’ Wind and Solar Energy Coalition, a bipartisan group including the chief executives of 20 states, wrote an open letter to President Donald J. Trump demanding his support for pro-clean-energy policies. By Frank Andorka, PV Magazine USA The president’s “An America First Energy Plan” sends renewable energy tumbling down a memory hole, as if […]

Solar Campaign Takes Aim at Fossil Fuel Interests

Environment America has launched a Stand Up for Solar campaign, which the advocacy group says will redouble its efforts to defend solar policies from utilities and fossil fuel groups pushing anti-solar agendas in state legislatures and regulatory agencies across the U.S. “Pollution-free solar energy represents America’s most abundant energy resource,” says Bret Fanshaw, solar program […]

EIA: U.S. Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Are Lowest Since 1991

A new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), which says this marks the lowest emissions level for the first six months of a year since 1991. According to EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook, mild weather and changes in the fuels used to generate electricity (i.e., more renewable energy consumption) contributed to the decline in […]

NC Solar Now Makes Logan’s One Stop Garden Shop Even Greener

Raleigh business goes solar with a 124.74 kW array installed by North Carolina’s top rooftop solar contractor RALEIGH, NC – August 30, 2016 –NC Solar Now installed a 124.74 kW solar array for Logan’s One Stop Garden Shop, a family-owned business in downtown Raleigh’s Seaboard Station. Atop of the garden supply store’s 1,000 foot-long outdoor […]

Top 10 Solar States of 2015 – Why Policy Matters

With three solar panels installed for every two Nevadans, Nevada became home to more solar capacity per person than any other state by the end of 2015, according to a new report co-authored by Environment America and Frontier Group. The report ranks last year’s top 10 U.S. solar states per capita, noting that although the […]

NC Solar Now Recognized as the Top Solar Rooftop Contractor in North Carolina

The Solar Power World Top 500 Solar Contractors List includes Raleigh-based solar firm, which ranked 248 in North America RALEIGH — Solar power is a booming business worldwide, but local installer NC Solar Now is among the companies recently named to an annual and well-recognized list of North America’s top solar contractors. NC Solar Now […]

Obama Unveils New Low-Income Solar Initiative

The Obama administration has announced the Clean Energy Savings for All Initiative, a new cross-government partnership to bring 1 GW of solar to low- and moderate-income families by 2020. According to a White House fact sheet, the new goal is a 10-fold increase and an expansion of the initial target President Barack Obama set in […]

Solar to Give Biggest Boost to U.S. Renewables

The U.S. is expected to deploy 77.3 GW of distributed renewables between this year and 2025, with the majority of the capacity driven by solar installations, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The report says distributed solar installations will total almost 75.8 GW during the period, and cumulative capacity is projected to be […]

Environment America Plans Public-Education Campaign on 100 Percent Renewables

Environment America Research & Policy Center says it will deploy hundreds of door-knockers this summer in a multimillion-dollar effort to educate Americans about the possibility of 100 percent renewable energy. Based in campaign offices in 19 states and the District of Columbia, canvassers will distribute literature to more than 1.3 million households, showing that the […]

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