Utility Savings Initiative

Manages the use and cost of energy, water and other utilities in state and local facilities. 

State Energy Program

Helps businesses, industries and non-profits be more energy-efficient and productive.

Weatherization Assistance

Helps low-income North Carolinians save energy and reduce their utility bills.

About Us

DEQ's Energy Group is dedicated to ensuring a sustainable energy future for the citizens of North Carolina. We provide services and technical expertise focused on energy efficiency in the public sector, encourage the growth and development of the state’s energy economy with the goal of making North Carolina a leader in the creation of energy jobs. We also work 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. In addition, the group provides staffing for the state Energy Policy Council.