2016 Matsumoto Prize Online Voting Now Open

The 2016 Matsumoto Prize, supported by the McAdams Foundation, includes public voting to determine three “People’s Choice” winners. Anyone may vote by email (one time per email address) for his or her favorite entry starting today and running through June 29.

Brewers of Asheville & Western North Carolina to Receive SEIA’s Solar Champion Award

Brewers of Asheville and Western North Carolina today are being presented with the SEIA® Solar Champion Award, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has announced

USDA Announces Funding for Rural Electric Infrastructure Projects

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced funding for six rural electric infrastructure projects, including three in North Carolina that will use solar energy to generate electricity for rural communities.

Duke Energy wants to pay less for rooftop solar in North Carolina

The largest U.S. electric company wants to pay North Carolina shops and homeowners less for solar power they generate by changing a pricing rule that was designed to spur production of the power, a Duke Energy vice president said Thursday

Recovery Act Grants Produce More Energy-Efficient North Carolina

RALEIGH - September 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- North Carolina is more energy-efficient than it was in 2009. Homes, schools, college campuses, businesses and government facilities are using less energy, saving on utility bills and generating more power from renewable sources as a result of grants distributed by the N.C. Energy Office and funded through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act

Durham to Soon Reach Home Energy Savings Program Goal

DURHAM, N.C. - July 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Only a few spots are left in the first-come, first served Durham Home Energy Savings Program, and homeowners looking to save energy and money should apply before the July 31 deadline.

Trail-Building Workshop Set for January 8 & March 5

GREENSBORO, NC - December 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Greensboro residents can start off the New Year by helping to build North Carolina’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail in Guilford and Alamance counties as participants in a two-part workshop on January 8 and March 5.

Duke Energy to Purchase “Green Energy” Credits

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - October 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Duke Energy today announced it will purchase “green energy” credits from two North Carolina companies that will use solar power to produce hot water and to heat and cool buildings.

Duke Energy Tests Solar Panels And New Smart Grid Technology in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - June 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) - An array of 213 solar panels will soon provide electricity to homes served by Duke Energy's McAlpine Creek substation in south Charlotte – all part of an effort to implement new smart grid technology.

State grant will make the Greensboro Coliseum Complex a greener building

GREENSBORO, NC (June 20, 2008) – The City of Greensboro Field Operations Department has been awarded a Community Waste Reduction and Recycling Grant worth...


How One Agent Is Surviving In Today’s Market

Raleigh, NC - May 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- For the 3rd consecutive year in a row Rupert Bryan has not only won all the top awards in the Coldwell Banker Falls Office, but he is also ranked as one of the Top Agents in the Triangle (#18 Triangle Business Journal Residential Realtor)


Public input opportunities for Project Grace proposal

New Hanover County will host two public meetings to share information about Project Grace and the redevelopment proposal that was submitted by Zimmer Development Company.