NC GreenPower

Who we are

Started in 2003, NC GreenPower is a statewide, nonprofit organization working to help improve the quality of the environment in North Carolina. We do this with voluntary contributions that we receive from residents and businesses who donate directly or through their utility bills to support local renewable energy and carbon offset projects. We work with all utilities across the state. They help us by marketing the program to their customers and collecting donations for us through utility bills. All of the money is then simply passed over to NC GreenPower. Renewable energy funds are used to pay approved generators across the state for each kilowatt hour of green energy they produce and put onto the electric grid from their project. …[ MORE ]

Posted in Uncategorized on June 15, 2012

Father’s Day weekend is here!

Father’s Day is right around the corner! If you’ve been following us on Twitter (@NCGP) you’ll see we’ve been posting ideas left and right about eco-friendly gifts for dad and ways to celebrate sustainably. Some ideas for gifts have been things like a solar-powered docking station, homemade household items, and even recycled rubber flip-flops and an organic cotton beach towel. Taking time out of your day to just go on a nature walk through the park is always a great option, too. We are even launching our summer of prizes with Friday Freebies! It’s a photo contest and this week, we are looking to find out what you’ve got planned for Sunday. Be sure to check out our webpagefor details and enter to …[ MORE ]

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