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What is Renewable Power?

Renewable power is electricity produced from resources – like the sun, wind, water and more. We are helping to generate more renewable power by offering our customers programs that directly support the development of new clean energy facilities.

Duke Energy is working with NC GreenPower, a nonprofit, statewide organization. NC GreenPower gives you the ability to support the development of clean power sources throughout North Carolina.

Here's how it works

Large customers can choose to participate in the NC Renewable Energy Program. The program gives large-volume customers the ability to purchase renewable power at $2.50 per 250-kWh-block. The amount purchased is added to their regular monthly electric bill. A minimum of 40 blocks (4,000 kWh) is required each month to participate.

Why is renewable power so important?

Understand why you should get involved with NC GreenPower.

  • Improves the quality of the environment in North Carolina.

  • Your contributions are tax deductible and pass entirely to the nonprofit, NC GreenPower.

  • Green energy reduces our dependence on fossil fuels.

  • Green energy is an investment to future generations.

NC GreenPower

Visit the NC GreenPower website to learn more about NC GreenPower programs, including the Solar+ Schools grant program.

The 2021 Solar+ Schools grant recipients have been announced!

NC GreenPower has awarded 15 North Carolina schools each with a grant for the installation of an educational solar photovoltaic (PV) array, valued at $42,000. Each school will receive $14,000 in related benefits that include donated SunPower solar modules, a STEM curriculum and teacher training.

The 15 schools that accepted the grant are:

  • Cape Hatteras Secondary School – Dare County
  • Davidson K-8 School – Mecklenburg County
  • Friends School of Wilmington – New Hanover County
  • George Watts Montessori Magnet Elementary School – Durham County
  • John T. Hoggard High School – New Hanover County
  • Lincoln Heights Environmental Connections Magnet Elementary School – Wake County
  • McClintock Middle School – Mecklenburg County
  • Northeast Elementary School – Lenoir County
  • Rose Hill-Magnolia Elementary School – Duplin County
  • Shiloh Valley Elementary School – Union County
  • Triad Math and Science Academy – Guilford County
  • Triangle Math and Science Academy – Wake County
  • Waynesville Middle School – Haywood County
  • Woodlawn School – Iredell County
  • Zebulon GT Magnet Elementary School – Wake County
*Source: "NC Green Power | Raleigh NC | Solar Schools Overview | Donate Today". NC Greenpower, 2020, https://www.ncgreenpower.org/solar-schools.
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