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Learning How to Drive an EV in Three Easy Steps

05/20/2022

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sheila OlivaAs a former corporate communications professional in the energy industry, Sheila helped educate external audiences on the potential and value of current and future technologies for powering our planet. Today, she is a freelance writer and…

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Earth Day: Invest in Our Planet

04/06/2022

Earth Day is just around the corner. Over the years, celebrations have grown increasingly popular with billions of people participating in events across the globe. While it may be a tradition rooted in humble beginnings, now more than 190 countries…

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Composting: If I Can, You Can!

03/01/2022

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sheila OlivaAs a former corporate communications professional in the energy industry, Sheila helped educate external audiences on the potential and value of current and future technologies for powering our planet. Today, she is a freelance writer and…

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Solar+ Schools Spotlight: Cove Creek School

01/28/2022

For this month’s featured school, we are highlighting Cove Creek School in Vilas, North Carolina. Cove Creek is a PreK-8 public school with a passion for sustainability that it takes very seriously. The school is recognized as a…

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Solar+ Schools Spotlight: Lake Lure Classical Academy

01/22/2022

For this week’s featured school, NC GreenPower chatted with Tom Keever, Executive Director of Lake Lure Classical Academy. Located in Lake Lure, the school is a K-12 public charter school with a passion for sustainability and experiential education. Bringing on…

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Solar+ Schools Spotlight: Carolina International School

01/14/2022

SCHOOL FACTS: County: CabarrusType of school: Charter SchoolMission: “The world is our family”Grade levels: K-12School Profile: SuburbanNumber of students: 910 Featured School Carolina International School (CIS) is a suburban charter school in Carbarrus County, North Carolina. Their…

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A Sustainable Holiday Season

12/10/2021

The holiday season is upon us! No matter where, when, or how you’re celebrating, you are most likely busy buying gifts, decorating, preparing for guests and so much more. With all there is to do, it can be challenging to…

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Shop Green This Holiday Season

11/10/2021

Buying gifts during the holidays can be a hassle, and with the added stress of supply and demand issues, this year will be no exception. Back in October, experts predicted that this season might be the toughest yet. Don’t worry if…

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October is National Energy Awareness Month

10/19/2021

While October is widely known for Halloween festivities and fall fun, it’s also recognized as National Energy Awareness Month! This annual celebration shines a light on the importance of energy efficiency and conservation. While it may seem a bit intimidating at first, there…

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