clean energy

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Gov. Cooper announces Atom expansion

A better future, one clean energy job at a time.

Dec. 5. By Roy Cooper. [Opinion] An economic shift to clean energy is taking place across the world, demanded by communities and businesses and supplied by private markets. When I took office in 2017, we saw this shift coming and planned to make North Carolina a leader in clean energy so that our entire state […]

Atom Power expanding in Huntersville

Atom Power adding 205 new jobs in Huntersville by 2027

May 9. Atom Power, a manufacturer supplying components involved with EV charging stations, will expand its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Huntersville, adding 205 new jobs by 2027. The company is investing $4.2 million, according to the Mecklenburg County Office of Economic Development. The project is estimated to grow the state’s economy by $817.9 million. […]

solar energy chart

Clean energy industry brought $40B to NC since 2007

June 24. An economic impact study done by RTI International says the business of clean energy brought $40 billion to North Carolina over the last 14 years. Renewable energy project investment in 2020 totaled $1.6 billion—more than 60 times the $26.2 million invested in 2007, according to RTI, which is based in Research Triangle Park. […]


Gov. Cooper drafts ambitious wind power plan

June 9. By Dave Yochum. Hoping to provide power to 2.3 million homes by 2040, Gov. Roy Cooper this morning announced ambitious new targets for offshore wind energy development as part of a transition to a clean energy economy. “Offshore wind power will help North Carolina create jobs and generate economic development while helping us […]