Wish We Could: NC Developers Missing Out on Clean Energy Potential

Posted By: Stephanie Beeman Blog ,

An article in the Winston-Salem Journal this week sheds light on an important issue - NC state law currently makes it impossible for multifamily property owners to install solar panels and sell the clean energy to tenants.

Advocates of clean energy suggest that these regulation protect the financial interests of utility companies. 

Scott Wilkerson of member company Ginkgo Residential is cited in the article. Gingko has installed rooftop solar on properties in Charlotte and Winston-Salem. Although they cannot supply the power to the apartments themselves, the panels do provide energy for business offices and pool areas within their complexes.

Read the full article here.