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Energy Efficiency in the Southeast Annual Report: Federal Funding Adds to Tremendous Potential

Despite years of underinvestment on efficiency in the Southeast, a massive infusion of new federal funding and recent changes in utility resource planning create a once-in-a-generation opportunity to cash in our region's…

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Electric Vehicles are Gaining Ground in the Southeast as Billions of Investment Dollars Flow

The Southeast electric vehicle market continues growing even as supportive public policies are lagging. But the policy landscape may change as over 40% of the nation's EV and supply chain investment has…

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On the Eve of 2023, North Carolina Utilities Commission Releases Carbon Plan

Next planning process to be influenced by Inflation Reduction Act and recent winter storm blackouts.

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It's November, Where does the 2022 North Carolina Carbon Plan Stand?

On October 24, all intervenors' post-hearing filings were due to the NCUC. These are the final step where intervenors tell Commissioners what we want to see in the final Carbon Plan. We…

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North Carolina Moves to Electrify Trucks and Buses, Gaining Economic and Environmental Advantages

Governor Cooper's executive order accelerates the transition of medium and heavy-duty trucks and buses from dirty diesel to zero-tailpipe emissions.

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for U.S. Senate in North Carolina, Cheri Beasley

In this blog post, we examine the policies and positions of Cheri Beasley, Democratic candidate running for U.S. Senate in North Carolina. Also in this series, we profile Ted Budd, the Republican…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for U.S. Senate in North Carolina, Ted Budd

In this blog post, we examine the policies and positions of Rep. Ted Budd, Republican candidate running for U.S. Senate in North Carolina. Also in this series, we profile Cheri Beasley, the…

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Where the Candidates Stand on Energy: Complete Series

The Candidates on Climate and Energy blog series highlights critical races in both federal and state offices where support for clean energy policies could be a factor that sways voters. Find links…

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Advocates and Businesses Rally around Advanced Clean Trucks Rule in North Carolina

Advocates and businesses are calling for North Carolina’s adoption of the Advanced Clean Trucks Rule (ACT) to accelerate truck and bus electrification in the state.

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SACE and Coalition Partners Submit Carbon Plan to North Carolina Utilities Commission

SACE and co-intervenors submitted a plan that the NCUC could take to achieve its North Carolina carbon reduction mandates. Independent expert analysis shows that investments in energy efficiency, solar, and storage can…