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.



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!


Robert Goodson

Vicky McCann
Vice President


Katie Lebrato
Marketing Communications Director

Chantel Jones
Administrative Assistant

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



NC GreenPower is not currently hiring

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.


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.


  • Robert Goodson

    President and Executive Director

    Advanced Energy and NC GreenPower

Vice President

  • Vicky McCann

    Vice President

    NC GreenPower


  • Chair

    Julie Woosley

    DWM, Hazardous Waste Section Chief

    NC Department of Environmental Quality

  • Treasurer

    Katharine Kollins


    Southeastern Wind Coalition

  • Vice Chair

    Ewan Pritchard

    Engineering Director and Energy Consultant

    Pritchard Engineering

  • Secretary

    Connie Oldham

    Retired Program Manager

    US Environmental Protection Agency

Board Members

  • Sharon Allan

    Chief Innovation Officer

    Smart Electric Power Alliance

  • Jamie Applequist

    Chief Administrative Officer

    State Employees' Credit Union

  • Kenneth Jennings

    General Manager of Renewable Integration and Operations

    Duke Energy

  • Roy Jones

    Chief Executive Officer

    ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc.

  • Chris Larsen

    Business Development

    Dynapower Company, LLC

  • Ward Lenz

    Acting Executive Director

    NC Sustainable Energy Association

  • Beth Ritter

    Lecturer, Poole College of Management

    North Carolina State University

  • Jennifer Weiss

    Senior Advisor for Climate Change Policy

    NC Department of Transportation

  • Derek Wenger

    New Technology and Renewable Programs

    Dominion Energy

  • Michael Youth

    Government and Regulatory Affairs Counsel

    North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation


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 – Year ended December 31, 2019

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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