Monday, June 17, 2013

June is Solar Energy Month in North Carolina

Governor Pat McCrory recently issued a proclamation establishing June 2013 as Solar Energy Month. He emphasized the solar industry’s role in creating jobs and in helping North Carolina become less dependent on fossil fuels. The solar energy sector is expanding throughout the state, with both equipment manufacturing and installations. North Carolina has more than 500 companies working in the solar industry, employing about 2,000 workers. More than 229 megawatts of solar energy are installed throughout the state, making North Carolina a national leader. Read more »