Betsy McCorkle directs the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association’s (NCSEA) governmental affairs work. As a registered lobbyist, she works with legislators, state and local government officials, state agencies, the clean energy industry and allied organizations to educate them on clean energy issues and ensure passage of the NCSEA legislative agenda. Listen to Joan’s conversation with Betsy and find out where the utility industry is getting it right…and wrong. What is the NCSEA doing to nudge the utilities toward faster innovation? How is the utility industry adapting to the new technologies and how does this parallel smart phones?
What tax incentives and rebates does your region offer? Betsy shared a great website to find out about these and other programs on Database of State Incentives for Renewable and Efficiency.