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North Carolina vs. Virginia - Solar Smackdown

NORTH CAROLINA VS. VIRGINA SOLAR SMACKDOW ****Which State Has Created More Solar Jobs? **** brought to you by CORPO NABLE ENERGY CO SINCE 2002 NORTH CAROLINA VIRGINIA ROUND Most Solar 1 Jobs 43,700 SOLAR JOBS NATIONAL RANKING 1,400 SOLAR JOBS 1ST 740 SOLAR JOBS 24TH 18TH VIRGINIA NORTH CAROLINA CALIFORNIA WINNER: NORTH CAROLINA The Tar Heel State dominates Virginia, creating almost twice the amount of solar jobs. ROUND ROUND Solar Jobs per Total Solar 2 Companies 3 Capita Rank NORTH CAROLINA 53,819 SQ. MILES 112 NORTH CAROLINA 27TH VIRGINIA 39TH VIRGINIA 110 42,775 SQ. MILES WINNER: NORTH CAROLINA The closest round in this showdown, NC edges out VA by only TWO solar companies across the state - nearly a draw. WINNER: NORTH CAROLINA While neither state is impressive in this category, NC still takes the round. ROUND Number of Solar Homes 4 NORTH CAROLINA 21,729 HOMES WINNER: NORTH CAROLINA GTH AHUGE blowout! This statistic truly shows how much further along North Carolina is in the solar movement - time to step it up Virginia, seriously! VIRGINIA 30TH 404 HOMES ROUND ROUND Grading of State's 5 Net Metering Policy RPS Target NORTH CAROLINA VIRGINIA NC GRADE VA GRADE by 2021 by 2025 12.5% 15% WINNER: VIRGINIA Finally! Virginia wins a round. And while a grade of "C" isn't that impressive, they edge out NC's slack net metering policy this round WINNER: VIRGINIA Two in a row? Virginia tries to mount a last minute comeback with a higher RPS Target by 2025. WINNER BY WAY OF KNOCKOUT: NORTH CAROLINA NORTH CAROLINA CHAMPION Sources of information:

North Carolina vs. Virginia - Solar Smackdown

shared by RECsolar on Jul 12
The latest in the series of solar smackdown's- and quite possibly the closet - we witness a match-up of southeastern, bordering states. From grading of net metering policies to renewable portfolio st...


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