NRCO Issues RFP on behalf of NCEMC for projects using swine and/or poultry waste

Carmel, IN – August 21st, 2018 – National Renewable Cooperative Organization (NRCO), on behalf of North Carolina Electric Membership Cooperative (NCEMC), requests proposals for complying with North Carolina’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS), outlined in N.C. Gen. Stat. 62-133.8 sections (e) & (f) for compliance year 2018 and beyond.  Specifically NRCO is requesting proposals that provide:

  1. Biogas from Swine waste or Poultry waste, or
  2. Electricity RECs generated from Swine waste, or
  3. Electricity and RECs generated from Poultry waste, or
  4. Swine and Poultry REC-only offers (In & Out-of-State)

NRCO is seeking RFP responses by September 21st 2018.

For more information about the RFP, please contact Michael Loenen with NRCO at

Connexus Energy to Construct 10MW Solar & 15MW Storage Project

Connexus Energy announced the start of construction of a 10 MW solar and 15 MW battery storage project. The project, to be located at two sites within Connexus’ service territory, is the first of its kind to provide cost-effective renewable energy to Connexus’ members with the incorporation of batteries to manage peak demand charges. Connexus engaged NRCO to facilitate a Request for Proposal and structure the transaction with Connexus partners’ Engie North America and NextEra Energy Resources.


The press release can be found here.