NC GreenPower

The environment is more than a cause. It is our home, where we live, work, and play.  For that reason, it continues to be a hot topic for many audiences – environmental groups and conservationists, regulatory agencies, utilities and citizens alike.

If you are a member of the media and would like information about NC GreenPower, renewable energy and carbon offsets in North Carolina, please contact us.

Media Contact:

Katie Lebrato
Marketing Communications Director
NC GreenPower
909 Capability Drive, Suite 2100
Raleigh, NC 27606

Phone: 919-857-9026
Fax: 919-832-2696
Email: klebrato [at] ncgreenpower [dot] org


In the News

As the first statewide green energy program in the nation, NC GreenPower is making headlines in North Carolina and across the country.


Press Releases

For the latest news and archived stories from NC GreenPower:

7/14/2021 NC GreenPower Announces Final Two 2021 Solar+ Schools Grant Recipients

6/11/2021 NC GreenPower Announces 2021 Solar+ Schools Grant Recipients

12/9/2020 NC GreenPower Selects NC Solar Now as Sole Source Installer for Its Solar+ Schools Program

6/18/2020 NC GreenPower Announces Ten 2020 Solar+ Schools Grant Recipients

9/10/2019 - NC GreenPower Brings Solar to North Carolina Schools

6/12/2019 - NC GreenPower Announces 2019 Solar Schools Grant Recipients

11/28/2018 - Advanced Energy and NC GreenPower Announce New President

6/26/2018 - NC GreenPower Announces 2018 Solar Schools Grant Recipients

1/23/18 - NC GreenPower announces fifth 2017 Solar School grant awardee: Cove Creek School

9/26/17 - NC GreenPower Announces Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Queens Creek Elementary School for 5 kW Solar Installation

5/12/17 - NC GreenPower announces 2017 Solar Schools grant awardees

10/19/16 - NC GreenPower teams up with Yes Solar Solutions and Baker Renewable Energy to help out a disabled Army Veteran

9/20/16 - Schools going solar with $300,000 investment from Duke Energy and NC GreenPower

6/7/2016 - NC GreenPower dedicates first Solar Schools solar PV system at Meadowview Magnet Middle School

5/13/2016 - NC GreenPower announces Solar Schools selections (pilot year two)

1/4/2016 - NC GreenPower Announces Launch of Solar Schools Pilot - Year Two!

9/14/2015 - NC GreenPower announces fourth selection for Solar Schools pilot

9/2/2015 - NC GreenPower announces selections for Solar Schools pilot

4/1/2015 - NC GreenPower launches pilot to install Solar PV on North Carolina K-12 schools

3/10/2015 - NC GreenPower announces Program Changes

1/7/2014 - SECU Foundation extends support of NC GreenPower as Partner level donor for additional four years.

10/2013 - NC GreenPower to give away trees in Raleigh to celebrate its tenth anniversary

5/1/2009 NC GreenPower to Give Away Trees to Durham Bulls Fans to Promote Their Carbon Offset Production

1/15/2008 Largest Private Solar Power System in North Carolina Goes Live on NC State Campus

4/20/2007 NC GreenPower Connects First Source of Wind Energy in Eastern N.C. to Power Grid

11/14/2006 Family helps herald NC GreenPower's first wind project serving state's energy supply

4/26/2006 Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue Announces NC GreenPower’s First Generation of Methane Gas for North Carolina’s Power Supply

8/24/2005 NC GreenPower reports that GlaxoSmithKline has increased its support of renewable energy resources and a cleaner environment

2005 Duke Energy and Progress Energy provide funding for statewide nonprofit renewable energy program

05/2005 Alamance County legislators announce NC GreenPower’s first generation of hydro electric for North Carolina’s power supply

Program supports more secure future for North Carolina’s energy, environment and economy

6/16/2004 Nation's landmark renewable energy program announces its first generation of green power for North Carolina

Sign up for cleaner energy, cleaner air at Festival for the Eno

10/1/2003 Tennessee, North Carolina Honor Lowe’s "Green Power" Commitments

9/30/2003 Environmental Defense praises NC GreenPower program

7/28/2003 NC GreenPower Available Now: First Step Toward October Kickoff

7/11/2002 Public Hearings Seek Comment on Proposed Renewable Energy Program


News Archive

Read archived news and information about the program and related subjects from across the state.



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