101 Best North Carolina Energy Companies and Startups

February 7, 2023
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This article showcases our top picks for the best North Carolina based Energy companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Energy industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top North Carolina Energy Startups

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FlexGen

FlexGen

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FlexGen develops storage solutions and software that focuses on today’s energy transition.

Pine Gate Renewables

Pine Gate Renewables

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Pine Gate Renewables is a U.S. developer of 2-25 MW utility-scale solar farms.

Pine Gate Renewables

8 Rivers

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8 Rivers develops and commercializes new technologies relating to energy, wireless communications, space launch and industrial processes.

Pine Gate Renewables

NET Power

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NET Power produces power from natural gas at costs comparable to existing technologies. All CO2 is captured at no extra cost.

Pine Gate Renewables

BWX Technologies

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BWX Technologies Inc. (BWXT) is a supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government.

Pine Gate Renewables

Duke Energy Florida

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Duke Energy Florida is one of the largest energy holding company.

Pine Gate Renewables

Service Logic

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Service Logic is a privately held Energy and HVAC/Mechanical Services companies in the United States.

Pine Gate Renewables

Modern Energy Management

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Modern Energy is an energy asset management firm that invests in businesses that bring emerging energy technologies.

Pine Gate Renewables

Ndustrial

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Ndustrial offers analytical engines that help businesses control production, improve energy efficiency, and eliminate waste.

Pine Gate Renewables

PRTI

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PRTI is a waste management technology company offering rubber depolymerization solutions.

Pine Gate Renewables

Sustaera

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Sustaera offers a direct air capture solution that works ranging from open grasslands to arid deserts to tropical savannas.

Pine Gate Renewables

Leyline Renewable Capital

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Leyline Renewable Capital is an investor in pre-construction renewable energy projects to accelerate development and scale businesses.

Pine Gate Renewables

Blue Sphere

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Blue Sphere Corporation is an energy company.

Pine Gate Renewables

WasteZero

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WasteZero specializes in providing waste reduction programs to protect the environment.

Pine Gate Renewables

Semprius

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Semprius develops concentrator photovoltaic modules that help solar power generation.

Pine Gate Renewables

Windlift

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Windlift harnesses the power of the wind, building the world’s most energy-dense renewable energy systems.

Pine Gate Renewables

EnMass Energy

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EnMass Energy is a digital procurement and operations platform for global waste-to-energy supply chains.

Pine Gate Renewables

Green Energy Corp

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Green Energy Corp provides software solutions and software engineering services to utilities and energy companies.

Pine Gate Renewables

Joules Accelerator

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Joules works with some of the largest energy companies in the US to catalyze business development for exceptional energy entrepreneurs.

Pine Gate Renewables

Innovative Solar Systems

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Innovative Solar Systems designs and installs commercial solar power systems

Pine Gate Renewables

Susteon

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Susteon to develop a direct air capture (DAC) technology for capturing and converting carbon dioxide directly.

Pine Gate Renewables

FLS Energy

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FLS Energy opened its doors in 2006 and since then has successfully developed nearly 100 solar energy projects! Our talented industry

Pine Gate Renewables

American Efficient

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American Efficient (AE) is a venture backed customer acquisition platform for products and services that are good for the world.

Pine Gate Renewables

Solterra Partners

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Solterra Partners’ mission is to find and develop solar energy resources that help meet the country’s clean energy requirements.

Pine Gate Renewables

Koolbridge Solar

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Koolbridge Solar designs, develops, and sells electrical products that allow solar energy to be integrated into homes.

Pine Gate Renewables

PowerSecure International

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PowerSecure International provides utility and energy technologies to electric utilities and their industrial and commercial customers.

Pine Gate Renewables

LP Amina

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US-based engineering start up with focus on sustainable power generation

Pine Gate Renewables

Smart Material Solutions

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Smart Material Solutions provides manufacturing, nanofabrication, metamaterials, and clean energy solutions.

Pine Gate Renewables

PHAXTEC

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PHAXTEC produces sustainable and natural material solutions with PHA.

Pine Gate Renewables

Techverse

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Techverse develops process and equipment models based on fundamental principles of chemical engineering and transport phenomena.

Pine Gate Renewables

Genoverde Biosciences

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Genoverde Biosciences develops cell wall technology to improve lignocellulosic energy crops and produce liquid fuels from plant sugars.

Pine Gate Renewables

SPATCO Energy Solutions

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SPATCO Energy Solutions is an oil & energy company providing liquid handling equipment.

Pine Gate Renewables

Bio-Adhesive Alliance

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Bio-Adhesive Alliance develops and manufactures bio-based construction adhesive.

Pine Gate Renewables

Brightfield Transportation Solutions

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Patented solar powered EV charging stations with value add services

Pine Gate Renewables

ACN

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ACN is the world’s largest direct seller of telecommunications, energy and other essential services people use every day.

Pine Gate Renewables

Coyle Solar

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Coyle Solar is the need for clean, decentralized power generation and water purification.

Pine Gate Renewables

Powerhome Solar & Roofing

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Powerhome Solar & Roofing specializes in solar energy and roofing services.

Pine Gate Renewables

Novus Energy Technologies, Inc.

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NOVUS ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES is a company focused on developing next generation technologies

Pine Gate Renewables

Phase Change Solutions

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Phase Change Solutions is a global leader in temperature control and energy-efficient solutions, using phase change materials.

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Duke Energy Corporation

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Duke Energy makes life better for every day by providing electric and gas services in a sustainable way – affordable, reliable and clean.

Pine Gate Renewables

NSi Industries LLC

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NSi Industries is an electronic manufacturing company offering electrical components and energy management solutions.

Pine Gate Renewables

PowerTeam Services

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PowerTeam Services is a provider of outsourced services to natural gas and electric utilities.

Pine Gate Renewables

Antlia Energy

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Antlia Energy’s mission is to build a green hydrogen credit network.

Pine Gate Renewables

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises

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Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises is an American power generation company.

Pine Gate Renewables

Piedmont Natural Gas

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Piedmontng is an energy company who provide natural gas to residential, commercial and industrial customers.

Pine Gate Renewables

Blue Ridge Power

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Blue Ridge Power is a full-service EPC company for solar energy projects.

Pine Gate Renewables

Framatome

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Framatome is a major international player in the nuclear industry.

Pine Gate Renewables

HomeWellness

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HomeWellness, a virtual building science expert, facilitates decision making in improving homes’ comfort, health and energy efficiency.

Pine Gate Renewables

PlotWatt

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PlotWatt helps small-and medium-sized business owners manage their energy so they have energy to manage their businesses.

Pine Gate Renewables

Speed Energy Drink

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Speed Energy Drink provides vitamin energy drink.

Pine Gate Renewables

Cogentrix Energy

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Cogentrix Energy, LLC operates as an independent power producer in the United States. It engages in the development, acquisition,

Pine Gate Renewables

Air Power

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Air Power is an industrial automation company providing turnkey solutions.

Pine Gate Renewables

Pink Energy

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Pink Energy is a designer as well as manufacturer company that offers solar panel and battery backup products.

Pine Gate Renewables

PROGRESS ENERGY

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Progress Energy, Inc., a utility holding company, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in

Pine Gate Renewables

Quanta Technology

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Quanta Technology is a utility company offering energy and utility consultancy services.

Pine Gate Renewables

Strata Solar

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Strata Solar is a energy company that promotes the development of sustainable energy production in the surrounding area.

Pine Gate Renewables

Webb

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Webb provides heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) products along with repair, installation and maintenance services.

Pine Gate Renewables

SunEnergy1

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SunEnergy1 is a specialist in solar development and deals with construction, design, maintenance and large-scale solar facilities.

Pine Gate Renewables

Strata Clean Energy

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Strata Clean Energy is a solar storage developer.

Pine Gate Renewables

Campbell Oil Company

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Campbell Oil Company is a 3rd generation family owned business.

Pine Gate Renewables

3DFS Software-Defined Electricity

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3DFS designs and manufactures a new and more efficient way to deliver electricity leveraging Real-Time computing

Pine Gate Renewables

Greenville Utilities Commission

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Greenville Utilities Commission offers electric, water, sewer, and natural gas services.

Pine Gate Renewables

Advanced Digital Cable

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Advanced Digital Cable is a manufacturer of wire and cable, providing market solutions for a wide range of industries and applications.

Pine Gate Renewables

Piedmont Service

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Piedmont Service is a facilities services company specializing in hvac and energy efficiency solutions.

Pine Gate Renewables

Xoom Energy

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A progressive company providing electricity and natural gas solutions to homes and businesses across North America.

Pine Gate Renewables

Allis Chalmers Energy Inc.

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Allis-Chalmers Energy Inc. provides services and equipment to oil and gas exploration companies.

Pine Gate Renewables

FHG

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FHG is a construction company that provides pipeline & tanks construction and maintenance services to oil terminals and pipeline facilities.

Pine Gate Renewables

ReNuEnergy Solutions

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Renu Energy Solutions is an Alternative Energy company.

Pine Gate Renewables

Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation

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Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation is an electrical utility service provider company.

Pine Gate Renewables

Canter Power Systems

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Canter Power Systems provides residential generator installation and maintenance services.

Pine Gate Renewables

JOEMC

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JOEMC provides safe, reliable and affordable electric services for residential and commercial sectors with bill pay and customer services.

Pine Gate Renewables

Schletter Inc.

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Schletter is a renewables & environment company providing solar mounting systems and services.

Pine Gate Renewables

Great Lakes Petroleum

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Great Lakes Petroleum is an oil & energy company specializing in fuel storage tanks.

Pine Gate Renewables

Roanoke Electric Cooperative

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Roanoke Electric Cooperative is an electric distribution firm that provides electric utility for home and electric vehicles.

Pine Gate Renewables

JMP

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JMP engages in the product design, installation, maintenance, construction and energy-efficient building system services.

Pine Gate Renewables

Nano Purification Solutions

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Nano Purification Solutions is a compressed air and gas solutions provider with a global sales network.

Pine Gate Renewables

Elk Products

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ELK is a leading designer and manufacturer of customized security, automation, energy management and convenience solutions.

Pine Gate Renewables

GreenTech Solutions Group

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GreenTech Solutions Group is a consulting company that offers energy-efficiency solutions for industrial sectors.

Pine Gate Renewables

Utili-Serve

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Utili-Serve provides electric utility services.

Pine Gate Renewables

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy

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GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy is a provider of advanced reactor technology and nuclear services.

Pine Gate Renewables

Prime Energy

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Prime Energy offers spray foam insulation and thermal solutions for new and existing homes.

Pine Gate Renewables

Bumgarner Oil Company

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Bumgarner Oil Company is an oil distribution company serving industrial businesses, residences, and gas stations.

Pine Gate Renewables

Heelstone Renewable Energy

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Heelstone Energy is a leading independent power producer and solar developer with expertise in developing, financing, constructing.

Pine Gate Renewables

Wells Global

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Wells Global is a design/build firm that specializes in grounding, lightning protection, power systems integration & installation services.

Pine Gate Renewables

Aquanomix

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Aquanomix is an environmental technology company that delivers water optimization and energy saving platforms.

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SBM Solar

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SBM Solar is a pioneer in the research, development, and manufacturing of non-glass solar technology.

Pine Gate Renewables

Energy United

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Energy United provides electricity services for residential, commercial and industrial consumers.

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CROWDER

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CROWDER is building bridges, dams, highways, wastewater facilities, industrial & power facilities, and alternative energy facilities.

Pine Gate Renewables

QSA Global, Inc.

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QSA Global is an oil & energy company specializing in radiation sources and security X-ray systems.

Pine Gate Renewables

Daughtridge Gas & Oil

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Daughtridge Gas & Oil is a wholesale supplier of fire pits, gas grills, gas logs and provides petroleum products and related services.

Pine Gate Renewables

Affinity Energy

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Affinity Energy is a control systems integrator that provides power management and energy optimization.

Pine Gate Renewables

North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives

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North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives provides power, renewable energy solutions and electricity management services.

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Thalle Construction Company, Inc.

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Thalle Construction Company, Inc. specializes in dam and reservoir, environmental, large utility, highway, site work, and recovery projects.

Pine Gate Renewables

Advanced Energy

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Advanced Energy is an energy consulting firm that offers research, testing, training, consulting and program design services.

Pine Gate Renewables

VentureSum

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VentureSum provides computer services and facility data collection for energy and telecommunications companies.

Pine Gate Renewables

Union Power Cooperative

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Union Power Cooperative is a nonprofit firm that distributes & transmits electricity & energy services for residential & business consumers.

Pine Gate Renewables

Atlas Lighting Products

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Atlas Lighting provides a wide selection of quality, energy-efficient and fast-selling products in the USA.

Pine Gate Renewables

Dorsett Controls

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Dorsett Controls offers SCADA hardware and software for water, energy management, air quality, security, and building control.

Pine Gate Renewables

Four County Electric Membership Corporation

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Four County Electric Membership Corporation provides electric services, innovative energy solutions to communities.

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New Dixie Oil Corporation

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New Dixie Oil Corporation is a locally owned & operated oil and LP gas company.

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Tideland EMC

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Tideland EMC specializes in providing surge protection, water heaters, consulting and renewable energy services.

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