25x’25 Vision: By 2025, America’s farms, forests and ranches will provide 25 percent of the total energy consumed in the United States, while continuing to produce safe, abundant, and affordable food, feed and fiber.

North Carolina

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North Carolina has plentiful natural resources. Not only does it have good biomass resources, it also contains great wind resources in certain areas of the state.

Endorsements
Resource Maps

Incentives and Policies
Where to Find Biofuel Pumps
How to Sign up for Green Power

 2011 Report on North Carolina Renewable Energy – American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)

Endorsements

Congress: Rep. McIntyre
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Courtesy of DOE/NREL

State Alliance:
Planning
 

Resource Maps

 

Wind Map

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Wind resources at 50 meters
Source:
http://www.eere.energy.gov/windandhydro/

 

 

Solar Map

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Source:
http://www.eere.energy.gov

 

Incentives and Policy

Search the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency at http://www.dsireusa.org

 

Where to Find Biofuels Pumps

E85 pumps in NC:
http://www.eere.energy.gov/afdc/progs/ind_state.cgi?NC

Biodiesel pumps in NC:
http://www.biodiesel.org/buyingbiodiesel

 

How to Sign Up for Green Power

Buy Wind, Landfill gas, Hydro power: http://www.eere.energy.gov/greenpower

Install Wind power:
http://www.awea.org/smallwind/northcarolina.html

Install Solar Power:
To find a Solar Professional in your area to design, engineer, install or service a solar system, visit this website: http://www.findsolar.com/index.php?page=findacontractor

 

Other Resources

SunGrant Initiative - North Carolina Biomass and Bioenergy Overview SunGrant Initiative – North Carolina Biomass and Bioenergy Overview 

North Carolina Renewable Energy News and Links:
http://www.eere.energy.gov/states/state_specific_information.cfm/state=NC

Alternative Energy Resources in North Carolina::
http://www.eere.energy.gov/states/alternatives/resources_nc.cfm

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