http://www.cleanenergy.org/2017/07/27/nc-become-top-solar-energy-state-past-decade-report-shows/

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NC has become a top solar energy state over past decade, report shows

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“The Environment North Carolina Research and Policy Center noted advancements in the use of energy storage and electric vehicles in the state, which it also ranked 13th for energy efficiency. North Carolina has increased solar energy production from one gigawatt hour in 2007 to 4,016 in 2016, per the report.”

Originally published July 26, 2017.

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