How Does NC Measure Up on Clean Energy?

A new Environment America report gives North Carolina strong marks across the board for renewable energy development. In terms of growth since 2011, the study says our state ranks third nationally in solar power, tenth in energy efficiency, 17th in electric vehicle sales, 20th in battery storage of renewable energy, and 26th in wind power.

“It’s amazing the difference that a decade can make and how many people are choosing to embrace renewable energies like solar power,” said Krista Early, an advocate with the Environment North Carolina Research and Policy Center.

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