In 2015, North Carolina paid $4.9 billion for renewable energy, which was 27.5% more than in 2014. This increase was due largely to the state’s investment in solar power. North Carolina now has the second-highest capacity of solar photovoltaics in the country.
Other related questions:
Q: Did Duke Energy raise their rates in NC?
A: Yes, Duke Energy raised their rates in NC.
Q: What percent of NC energy is renewable?
A: As of 2019, renewable energy sources accounted for 18.9% of North Carolina’s total electricity generation.
Q: Where does NC rank in solar production?
A: According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, North Carolina ranks 5th in the nation for installed solar capacity, and 4th in the nation for solar jobs.
Q: What is the largest source of renewable energy in North Carolina?
A: The largest source of renewable energy in North Carolina is solar power.