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Solar Schools and Environmental Finance

October 25, 2016

North Carolina is one of the leading states in the country when it comes to installing solar energy. The growth of solar in North Carolina has been a fascinating opportunity to study the impact of different environmental finance systems. While the financial incentives and environmental finance syste … Read more

Changing Face of Water Quality Finance?

August 23, 2011

Jeff Hughes is a Director of the School of Government’s Environmental Finance Center and a School of Government Faculty Member Jake Wicker, a long time faculty member at the School of Government, used to like to say that Governments don’t pay for anything and that it’s the people who pay – Governmen … Read more

Driving Demand for Energy Finance Programs

March 22, 2011

Glenn Barnes is Senior Project Director with the Environmental Finance Center based at the UNC School of Government. In the 1989 film Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner plays a farmer who hears a whisper in the cornfields.  “If you build it,” the whisper says, “he will come.”  He is inspired to plow dow … Read more