The N.C. Energy Division is dedicated to ensuring a sustainable energy future for the citizens of North Carolina. To achieve this, the Division encourages "leading by example" with programs, services and technical expertise focused on energy efficiency in the public sector, encouraging the growth and development of the state’s energy economy and making North Carolina a leader in the creation of green jobs. The Division works to increase the use of renewable energy, alternative fuels and energy efficiency throughout the state, serving as the principal source of information for these energy areas.
The Division includes the N.C. Energy Office, the weatherization assistance program and the office for green business development. In addition, the Division houses the state Energy Policy Council and the Governor's Scientific Advisory Panel on Offshore Energy.
The leadership team includes:
Ward Lenz, Director of the North Carolina Energy Office