Green Technologies


You’d expect a place as beautiful as Caldwell County to be a champion of green technologies, and you’d be right. We have the support network, the incentives, the research capabilities, and most importantly, the commitment green businesses seek. North Carolina is the number one state in the South Atlantic region for sustainability. (Site Selection)

Blue Ridge Energy (BRE) has a solar farm outside of Granite Falls, and there are even more in the immediate area. BRE’s Brighter Future Solar Array is a 55-acre facility which will provide 19,000 megawatt hours of renewable energy to the Western Piedmont. 

Caldwell County Advantages

  • Local experts in water reclamation, biodiesel, SIP construction
  • 100% NC Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) by 2050
  • NC Environmental Quality Financial Opportunities 
  • State and Federal incentives for green businesses
  • Proximity to regional markets, numerous trucking carriers

Caldwell County Workforce Training Advantages

“NEPTCO has been operating successfully in Caldwell County since 1979. Over the years, city, county and economic development officials have assisted us in every step of our growth. Their expertise, knowledge and willingness to support our company rank them No. 1 among all of our locations.” NEPTCO