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Leading the Charge to a Clean Energy Future


Renewable Energy Leadership


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Largest Manufacturing Workforce in the Southeast

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Toyota Announces $8B Expansion at its North Carolina-Based EV Battery Plant

Toyota will invest an additional $8 billion in its first North American electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility, Toyota Battery Manufacturing North Carolina (TBMNC), adding another 3,000 jobs. TBMNC was first announced as a $1.29 billion investment in 2021, with expansions in 2022 and 2023.

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North Carolina is leading the clean energy economy transition. Through legislation and action, the state is diversifying its energy resources to attract investments in sustainable, low-cost options.

Largest Hard Rock Lithium Source in the US
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Largest Windfarm in the Southeast
State for Installed Solar Power Capacity
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Leading Low-Carbon Energy Sources

North Carolina is the #4 state for solar installed capacity and is home to the largest wind farm in the Southeast. Business Facilities ranked it in the Top 10 Best States for EV industry investment, solar power, and semiconductor manufacturing.

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Bipartisan Commitment to Go Green

North Carolina has diversified its energy portfolio by decreasing dependence on fossil fuels and reducing pollution. These actions spurred landmark bipartisan climate legislation that requires utilities to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

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Talent Pipeline Trained for Clean Energy

As North Carolina transitions to a clean energy economy, its schools are proactively preparing a pipeline of electrical and industrial engineers, while the First in Talent strategic economic development plan trains workers for clean energy jobs.

Revolutionizing How We Power

Industry leaders in North Carolina like Hitachi Energy, GE, Siemens, ABB, and Schneider Electric are pioneering new grid technologies in charging infrastructure, power and distribution transformers, grid integration, and sustainable electrification..

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Major Clean Energy Employers in North Carolina

As the nation’s top state for sustainability and clean energy leadership, North Carolina has established itself as a go to destination for businesses in the clean energy sector to make their mark.
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Selecting the [North Carolina] site for overture manufacturing is a significant step forward in bringing sustainable supersonic air travel to passengers and airlines.

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Lena Hobbs-Brown

Lena Hobbs-Brown

Business Development Associate