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NC GreenPower

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Non-Profit Renewable Energy Program

Formed in 2003, NC GreenPower is an independent, nonprofit whose mission is to expand public knowledge and acceptance of cleaner energy technologies to all North Carolinians through local, community-based initiatives. NC GreenPower improves our environment by supporting in-state renewable energy, carbon offset projects and providing grants for educational solar installations at N.C. K-12 schools. Your donation will add more renewable energy to North Carolina’s power supply while also enhancing our students’ education through their Solar+ Schools program.

Donate and Make a Difference

A simple $4 tax-deductible contribution per month adds one block of 125 kilowatt hours (kWh) of green energy to North Carolina's electric grid, while also supporting solar projects at schools. You may donate towards as many blocks as you would like, and they will be added to your electric bill; Tideland EMC will then forward your contribution to NC GreenPower.

Over a year, your monthly $4 contribution will add 1,500 kWh of green energy to North Carolina's power supply and help install solar on school campuses across the state. That's the equivalent of not burning 1,215 pounds of coal or like planting 240 trees! You’ll also help to provide STEM education for 62 students - what a great return on your $4 monthly investment!

About Your Contribution

  • Every $4 contributed to the program generates 125 kWh from North Carolina renewable energy projects and installs solar at N.C. K-12 schools through the Solar+ Schools grant program.
  • Donations are sales-tax-free and tax-deductible.
  • Contributions are billed monthly on your electric bill.
  • Funds are passed in their entirety to NC GreenPower.
  • NC GreenPower uses the funds to add cleaner, renewable energy to the state's power supply and support STEM learning at K-12 schools.

To donate, call Tideland EMC at 800.637.1079 or complete our account update form.

NC GreenPower is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law.
To learn more about NC GreenPower, check out the NC GreenPower newsletter. To apply for a Solar+ Schools grant, visit ncgp.org/solar-schools and sign up for a reminder email to apply. The application is open annually from January 2 – February 28.