2023 Appalachian Clean Energy CLE

Friday, October 20, 2023


The 2023 Appalachian Clean Energy CLE workshop will provide attorneys and other attendees with knowledge on clean energy issues facing North Carolina, innovative energy policy and planning for the state, and federal climate change reporting requirements. 

Continuing Education

6 General Hours NC CLE 


  1. Provide attendees an annual update on regulatory and legislative developments impacting clean energy in North Carolina.
  2. Provide attendees current information and new knowledge that will be useful in the next year on both energy efficiency, renewable energy issues, and energy market reform.

Critical Topics to be Addressed Include:

  • NC Regulatory/Legislative Update: Timely discussions on the status of the Carbon Plan Integrated Resource Plan, rate cases, avoided costs, and other significant energy policy topics
  • Net Metering and Customer-Sited Storage: The latest on net metering rule changes and storage programs
  • The Energy Market Spectrum: From RTO to performance-based ratemaking
  • EV Market and Charging Infrastructure
  • Solar Energy Site Decommissioning: Defining solar end-of-life standards for North Carolina communities
  • Top of the Docket, North Carolina Utility Commissioners’ Q&A 

Sponsorship opportunities available. Contact James Sharp to learn more: sharpj1@appstate.edu

Event Details

Early Registration Cost: $300* (breakfast and lunch included) *Cost after September 29th: $350

Workshop Location: Grandfather Ballroom (137 AB&C) Plemmons Student Union, 263 Locust Street Boone, NC 28608. 

Work for a government or nonprofit agency? Email James Sharp at sharpj1@appstate.edu to request the 25% discount rate for governmental and nonprofit entities. Learn more about other special pricing options.

Time: 8:45am - 4:30pm. Registration begins at 8:00am.

The Appalachian Energy Center is Grateful for the Generous Support from this Program's Sponsors