Carolinas Clean Energy Business Association

The Carolinas' Voice for the Clean Energy Industry
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PHONE

(919) 590-4017

ADDRESS

811 Ninth Street, Suite 120-158
Durham, NC 27705

The Carolinas Clean Energy Business Association (CCEBA) is an association of independent power producers, suppliers, and customers committed to expanding private sector market access in the Carolinas’ vertically-integrated utility environment.

The Carolinas are clean energy leaders, but their energy market structure gives utilities, legislators, and regulators control over energy generation, transmission, and distribution. CCEBA is working to transform the energy landscape, empowering businesses and customers to shape a more accessible, competitive, and sustainable energy future.

NARUC Says New Report Acts as Framework to Improve Interregional Transmission Amidst the Evolving U.S. Electricity Landscape

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) released a report this week detailing the importance of upgrading interregional electricity infrastructure to support burgeoning loads. Collaborative Enhancements to Unlock Interregional...

CCEBA and Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE) Cohosted a Webinar: Leveraging the Economic Opportunity of Utility Scale Solar in NC

CCEBA and CICE partnered to host a webinar on May 16th discussing how communities and solar can work together for maximum benefit. The session featured CCEBA Director, Chris Carmody, Maggie Sasser, VP of Government and External Affairs at Pine Gate Renewables, and...

CCEBA General Counsel John Burns Addresses Transmission Planning Improvements at the State Energy Conference

Energy demand is rapidly increasing, and the need for more resilient, reliable energy is placing pressure on an aging grid. This was a hot topic at this year’s North Carolina State Energy Conference, where CCEBA’s General Counsel John Burns spoke on the panel...

CCEBA Discusses Market Structures for the Energy Transition at State Energy Conference

CCEBA Executive Director Chris Carmody spoke April 23rd at the NC Clean Energy Technology Center State Energy Conference on the Market Structures for the Energy Transition panel along  with Kevin Martin of the Carolina Utility Customers Association, Inc., Nelson...

CCEBA Welcomes Three New Members

Carolinas Clean Energy Business Association is excited to welcome three new members: Powerhouse Recycling (doing business as Solar Panel Recycling), which host the first solar panel recycling facility on the East Coast;  John Laing, an international investor in...

CCEBA Attends National Association of Regulatory Commissioners

CCEBA General Counsel John Burns attended the 2024 National Association of Regulatory Commissioners (NARUC) on February 25-28, 2024 in Washington D.C. Here are some highlights of the meeting: CCEBA sponsored the Clean Energy Industries Reception the first night of the...

Fact vs. Fiction on Solar Land Use: Interview with Tom Terrell

The spread of misinformation about utility scale solar projects has been a growing challenge to the clean energy transition. Columbia University finished a study last year of clean energy pushback and found that disinformation is widespread. CCEBA sat down with Tom...

North Carolina Environmental Review Commission Discusses Solar Panel Recycling

The North Carolina General Assembly Environmental Review Commission (ERC) convened last week for the first time in six years. North Carolina State Representative Jimmy Dixon and State Senator Norman Sanderson called the meeting to discuss waste management and how the...

North Carolina Utilities Commission Shifts Carbon Plan Schedule, Requires Portfolio Meeting NC Law

In December 2023, Duke Energy notified the North Carolina Utilities Commission that it would be adding 2 GW of load to its recently submitted carbon plan revision. This was a dramatic addition and many stakeholders were concerned they would not have time to analyze...

A Look Back at CCEBA’s Work in 2023

2023 was a big year for clean energy in the Carolinas. The Carolinas Clean Energy Business Association (CCEBA) engaged with our members, government officials and communities on key energy market issues. We are excited to report our year’s highlights and where our work...