Solar

Resource Source and Description Audience Topic Type Additional Tags File
2017 C-PACE Annual Economic, Energy and Environmental Impact Report

The numbers presented in this report summarize aspects of the cumulative C-PACE market from 2009 to year end 2017.

PACE Nation
Report
2019 State Solar Power Rankings Report

The annual State Solar Power Ranking report scores U.S. states according to their solar-friendliness, based on available incentives, policies and cost. Includes guides for planning the best state-specific strategies and cost-effective means of going solar

Solar Power Rocks
Report
Factsheet
Policy or Regulation
Map
A Guide to Community Solar: Utility, Private, and Non-Profit Project Development

Through practical tools, tips and case studies, this guide addresses issues common to community solar projects in order to help communities plan successful projects.

U.S. Department of Energy
Report
Guide or Toolkit
Appalachian and the Community Together: Energy Efficiency Grants

Learn about ACT's grants available to Boone-area nonprofits to promote investments in energy efficiency.

Appalachian State University: ACT Office
General
Better Buildings Financing Navigator

The Better Buildings Financing Navigator includes financing primers, factsheets, overviews and guides to area-specific policies and programs.

U.S. Department of Energy; Better Buildings Initiative
Guide or Toolkit
Blue Ridge Energy — Community Solar

Learn about Blue Ridge Energy's Community Solar program or subscribe to a panel.

Blue Ridge Energy
General
Blue Ridge Energy — Consumer Rate Schedules

List of rates and fees for residential service, net-metering, net-billing and other consumer classifications

Blue Ridge Energy
Policy or Regulation
Blue Ridge Energy — Renewable Energy Systems

Interconnection forms and procedures for distributed generation energy systems

Blue Ridge Energy
Policy or Regulation
Blue Ridge Energy: Community Solar

Learn about Blue Ridge Energy's Community Solar subscription program.

Blue Ridge Energy
General
Blue Ridge Energy: Energy SAVER Loan Program

This loan program is offered through a partnership between Blue Ridge Energy electric cooperative and ElecTel Cooperative Federal Credit Union to finance home energy efficiency improvements, as well as solar and solar storage.

Blue Ridge Energy
General

Solar News

Betty's Biscuits Goes Solar

Boone, NC - Local restauranteur, Tina Houston, operates a successful food truck, Betty's Biscuits. Until this past sunny, late fall Sunday, she powere...

Mobile PV System Enables Flexible Use

In the summer of 2018, Cameron Van Dyke, Assistant Professor in the Applied Design Department, reached out to Brent Summerville, Practitioner-in-Resid...

Off-Grid Electric System - Kellogg Residence

The Sustainable Technology program has a new relatively new Photovoltaics II class.  The focus is on battery-based, off-grid solar electric syste...

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