The Croatan Group of the Sierra Club encompasses five counties in eastern North Carolina: Carteret, Craven, Jones, Onslow, and Pamlico. Our footprint covers the beaches of the Crystal Coast, including Cape Lookout National Seashore, the diverse ecosystem of the Croatan National Forest, the riverine basins of the White Oak and Newport Rivers, the fertile marshes of “Down East,” as well as the lower Neuse River and the upper Pamlico Sound, with its prolific estuary and river beaches.
December 6, 2023
In a reversal of a decision two weeks ago, Pitt County Commissioners have voted to approve a solar farm between Grifton and Ayden. This is great news. The Chair of the Cypress Group of the Sierra Club, Jeff Monico, spoke at the meeting in favor of...
December 3, 2023
Coal continues to decrease in the US energy mix, and is now well below renewables (solar+wind+hydro) https://cleantechnica.com/2023/12/01/us-coal-electricity-dropped-in-2022-down-to-20-of-us-electricity/%C2%A0
April 9, 2023
A battery storage system adjacent to a solar array at Camp Lejeune is the biggest operational BSS in North Carolina… https://pv-magazine-usa.com/2023/03/31/solar-plus-storage-system-begins-operation-at-camp-lejeune/
April 7, 2023
Join us for a Renewable Energy Symposium for Earth Week, on 04.20.2023 from 1PM to 6PM at Carteret Community College (CCC) in Joslyn Hall. This is a special opportunity to learn more about renewable energy like solar and wind. This symposium is...
March 14, 2023
Join Croatan Group Chair Joel Dunn at a presentation sponsored by the Carolina Nature Coalition to learn about EVs, in person or via Zoom Update: The recorded presentation is here