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August 21, 2013
Solar Classroom Update: Making Clean Energy Upgrades a Back-to-School Priority

From solar installations to air sealing, a guide to investing in clean energy upgrades for schools.

June 23, 2013
Fourth Graders Power Their Classroom with Solar Energy

Video documents a group of fourth graders quest to take their classroom "off the grid."

June 21, 2013
EIS-0481: Notice of Intent to Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

Engineered High Energy Crop Programs Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

May 29, 2013
Bioadhesive Alliance

Bioadhesive Alliance Inc. is a developer and manufacturer of “PiGrid”, bio-based adhesive that is green, low cost, and durable and can be utilized as a substitute to petroleum-based asphalt binder.

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April 15, 2013
Dr. Kathy Matlock speaks at the Community Leaders’ Institute in Bolton, North Carolina, while Dr. David Rivers (left) and Mayor Terry Mann (right) listen.
Bolton Community Leaders’ Institute Conference

The Bolton Community Leaders Institute (CLI) held a conference on February 22 and 23 at the Southeastern Community College in Whiteville, North Carolina.

April 4, 2013
Patrick Yarn Mills, located in Kings Mountain North Carolina, installed a 105-kilowatt rooftop solar system with the help of the Energy Department's State Energy Program. | Photo courtesy of the NC Energy Office.
Spinning with the Sun

Learn how a North Carolina yarn manufacturer is using solar power to reduce its energy costs.

February 19, 2013
Examination Report: OAS-RA-13-09

North Carolina State Energy Office − Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Funds Provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

November 20, 2012
<div class="field field-name-field-map-byline field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div  class="field-item odd">Nearly 100 Clean Cities coalitions work to reduce petroleum use in communities across the country. Led by Clean Cities coordinators, coalitions are composed of businesses, fuel providers, vehicle fleets, state and local government agencies, and community organizations. These stakeholders come together to share information and resources, educate the public, help craft public policy, and collaborate on projects that reduce petroleum use. Click on a region for more information.</div></div></div>
Clean Cities Expands and Strengthens Nationwide Partnerships

Learn how the newest member of Clean Cities, the Land-of-Sky Vehicles Coalition, has made tremendous strides in promoting clean energy alternatives.

August 2, 2012
With new pipes and controls, the natural gas kilns Highland Craftsmen uses to produce poplar bark shingles will operate about 40 percent more efficiently, saving the company $5,000 a year in energy costs. | Photo courtesy of Highland Craftsmen.
Back to the Basics of Sustainability -- Houses of Bark and Energy of Sunshine

How a North Carolina poplar bark shingle manufacturer is able to achieve net zero electricity use with help from the State Energy Program.