NC GreenPower

Headquartered in Raleigh, NC GreenPower is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit improving our state’s environment by supporting renewable energy, carbon offset projects and providing grants for solar installations at K-12 schools. Since 2003, our donors have helped to support more than 1,000 projects right here in North Carolina.


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Funding

NC GreenPower is supported entirely by voluntary contributions from citizens and businesses across the state. In the past, we have applied for grants to help cover our administration and marketing expenses but we depend primarily on donations to support our projects.

Contributions to renewable energy and carbon offsets are given by individuals and businesses either directly to us, or through their utility. The utilities help us with marketing the program to their customers, billing and collecting donations, and they pass contributions in their entirety to NC GreenPower.

NC GreenPower only keeps $1 out of every $4 for marketing and administration program operations,. NC GreenPower has applied for grants to help pay for most marketing expenses. The remaining $3 of all contributions are always reserved to assist with our education and outreach efforts and to support either renewable energy generation or carbon offset mitigation. Starting on April 1, 2015, donations to renewable energy will also help support our new Solar Schools pilot program!


Staff

Robert Koger, Ph.D.
President

Vicky McCann
Vice President

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Katie Lebrato
Marketing Communications Director

Please visit the form on our contact us page to send a message.

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Careers/Internships

NC GreenPower is hiring!

NC GreenPower Administration Assistant: The NC GreenPower Admin Assistant position is a full-time position that requires 3-4 years of experience. We’re looking for a multi-tasker who is a self-starter with advanced Microsoft Office skills. For more information, click here.

NC GreenPower Communications Fellow: The NC GreenPower Communications Fellowship is a one-year temporary position (with potential for permanent placement) designed to help a new or recent graduate apply their academic training to a professional work environment. For more information, click here.

 

Advanced Energy manages our HR needs. They are a team-oriented, high-performance work environment with excellent facilities, benefits and a commitment to work/life balance. For current open opportunities, visit the career section on their website for more information.

For additional leads, please visit the green job listings below to find the perfect place to make a difference. NC GreenPower does not endorse, nor hire for any of the postings you may find on these links. For any questions regarding these listings, please contact the hiring agency directly.
Green Jobs Network
NC Conservation Network
NCSEA Career Center
NCSU Clean Tech Center (formerly the NC Solar Center)
NC Sustainability Center

Please visit the career section on the website of our parent company, Advanced Energy, for information on how to apply for any open position, including internships.


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Board of Directors

The NC GreenPower Board of Directors consists of 17 members representing a diverse group of stakeholders who are instrumental in the evolution of the program. The Board is appointed by the North Carolina Utilities Commission and nominations are sought annually for open seats. More information can be found in our Docket E-100 Sub 90, in the NCUC Order to Appoint and our suggested requirements. Our Board Members come from a wide variety of backgrounds, but they all have one thing in common: they are working hard every day to secure a brighter, cleaner future for North Carolina and all of its residents.

President

  • Robert Koger

    President and Executive Director

    Advanced Energy

Vice President

  • Vicky McCann

    Vice President

    NC GreenPower

Officers

  • Chair

    Julie Woosley

    DWM, Hazardous Waste Section Chief

    North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources

  • Secretary

    Connie Oldham

    Retired Program Manager

    US Environmental Protection Agency

Board Members

  • Jamie Applequist

    Executive Vice President of Branch Operations

    State Employees' Credit Union

  • Jeffrey Hughes

    Director

    Environmental Finance Center

  • Kenneth Jennings

    Renewable Strategy and Policy Director

    Duke Energy

  • Roy Jones

    CEO

    ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc.

  • Chris Larsen

    Business Development

    Dynapower Company, LLC

  • Ward Lenz

    Director of Development

    NC Sustainable Energy Association

  • Ewan Pritchard

    Engineering Director and Energy Consultant

    Pritchard Engineering

  • Beth Ritter

    Lecturer, Poole College of Management

    North Carolina State University

  • Jennifer Weiss

    Senior Policy Associate

    Nicholas Institute at Duke University

  • Derek Wenger

    New Technology and Renewable Programs

    Dominion Virginia Power

  • Michael Youth

    Government and Regulatory Affairs Counsel

    NC Sustainable Energy Association


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Financial Reports

The original program plan and cover letter were submitted to the N.C. Utilities Commission. The plan was approved in January 2003. Our docket number is E-100 Sub 90.

A revised program plan to include carbon offsets was submitted and approved in May 2008. The most recent version of our program plan is here.

Financials – Years ended December 31, 2016 and 2015

For additional information on our nonprofit, please visit our GuideStar profile. To request a W9 or our IRS EIN number, please email your request to klebrato [at] ncgreenpower [dot] org.


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