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North Carolina’s solar industry is growing quickly thanks in part to the state’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS) that allowed clean energy companies to compete utilities and offer consumers choice in their energy supply.
Solar Installed: 3,287.5 MW (994.8 MW in 2016)
National Ranking: 2nd (4th in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar: 371,000
Percentage of State’s Electricity from Solar: 3.25%
Solar Jobs and Ranking: 7,112 (8th in 2016)
Solar companies in State: 248 companies total; 43 Manufacturers, 108 Installers/Developers, 90 Others
Total Solar Investment in State: $5,236.10 million ($1,174.86 million in 2016)
Price Declines: 64% over last 5 years
Growth Projections and Ranking: 3,653 MW over next 5 years (ranks 4th)
Conetoe II Solar LLC was completed in 2015. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 80 MW of electricity — enough to power over 9,030 North Carolina homes.
Several large retailers in North Carolina have gone solar including Apple, IKEA and SAS. Apple has installed one of the largest such installations with 25 MW of solar capacity at their location in Maiden.
At 4 MW, Carol Jean Solar in Walnut Cove is among the largest solar installations in North Carolina. This project has enough electric capacity to power more than 451 homes. There are so many reasons that solar is becoming an energy option of choice for financially and environmentally savvy consumers and commercial enterprises. Other benefits to consider:

  • Reduced electric costs
  • Higher resale value for properties
  • Investment with guaranteed rate of return that increases as the cost of living goes up
  • Guilt free use of electricity for greater comfort, efficiency and convenience
  • Contributing to a cleaner, healthier planet.


In 2015, North Carolina was the fourth-largest producer of electricity generated from solar photovoltaics (PV) among the states; almost all of the solar generation occurred at utility-scale facilities operated by independent power producers.
Of the 689 public- and private-access biodiesel fueling stations nationwide, more than 18% are in North Carolina.
North Carolina ranked fifth in the nation in net electricity generation from nuclear power in 2015, producing 5.3% of the nation’s total.
In 2015, nuclear energy contributed the largest share of North Carolina’s electricity generation—32.6%— as coal’s share fell to 31.4%. Natural gas-fired generation contributed most of the rest—28.3%.
In 2015, 7.1% of North Carolina’s utility-scale net electricity generation came from renewable energy resources. All of the generation came from conventional hydroelectric power, biomass, and solar energy.

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