North Carolina

NC GreenPower is an independent, nonprofit organization established to improve North Carolina’s environment through voluntary contributions toward renewable energy.

The North Carolina Green Building Technology Database provides projects in the State of North Carolina that have implemented specific green building techniques, strategies, or technologies.

The North Carolina Solar Center serves as a clearinghouse for solar and other renewable energy programs, information, research, technical assistance, and training for the citizens of North Carolina and beyond.

The North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA), the NC chapter of the American Solar Energy Society, is helping to create a sustainable energy future in North Carolina through the promotion of renewable energy technologies.

The State Energy Office is North Carolina’s lead agency for energy programs and services and is the official source for energy information and assistance for consumers, businesses, government agencies, non-profit organizations, schools and policy-makers.


Million Solar Roofs (MSRI) is an initiative to facilitate the installation of solar energy systems on one million U.S. buildings by 2010.

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is the national trade association of solar energy manufacturers, dealers, distributors, contractors, installers, architects, consultants, and marketers.


The Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy (DSIRE) is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and selected federal incentives that promote renewable energy.

Renewable Energy

The Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) mission is to strengthen America’s energy security, environmental quality, and economic vitality in public-private partnerships.

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to accelerate the sustainable utilization of renewable energy sources and technologies in and through state and local government and community activities.

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the nation’s primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency R&D.

Southeast Solar Groups

Kentucky Solar Partnership