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Duke Energy's Proposed Roxboro Gas Plant: A Primer

Duke is proposing to build a large fossil gas plant near Roxboro, North Carolina. This blog takes a look at the existing coal plant, the proposed gas plant, the gas pipeline supply…

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A Positive "Perfect Storm": Catawba College's Commitment to Clean Energy Career-Building

Catawba College in North Carolina recently reached carbon neutrality ahead of their 2030 goal, thanks to federal funding that has bolstered their 20-year master energy plan, and a hoard of students and…

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Candidate Mark Robinson On Climate & Energy

In this blog post, we examine the policies and positions of Mark Robinson, the Republican Party candidate running for Governor of North Carolina. Also in this series, we profile Democratic candidate Josh…

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Candidate Josh Stein on Climate & Energy

In this blog post, we examine the policies and positions of Josh Stein, the Democratic Party candidate running for Governor of North Carolina. Also in this series, we profile Republican candidate Mark…

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Talking EVs: 3 Hot Topics Right Now

SACE's Electric Transportation Director shares insights into timely electric vehicle (EV) topics on LinkedIn. Check out what's captured his attention recently and join the conversation.

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Duke's Carbon Plan: Part 3: How Many Extra Power Plants Should We Pay For? The Southeast’s Hidden “Reliability Tax”

Southeastern customers pay for more power plants than other regions because there is inadequate regional reserve sharing. Climate change and data center growth are increasing the urgency for market reform.

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Duke's Carbon Plan: Part 2: Flawed Modeling Assumptions Produce Fossil Fuel Bias

A detailed look at testimony that identifies points of bias in Duke Energy's North Carolina Carbon Plan Integrated Resource Plan (CPIRP)

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Duke’s Carbon Plan: Part 1 -- Too Risky, According to Experts

Advocates outline risks of North Carolina Utilities Commission approval of Duke’s rigid, outdated resource plan proposal.

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In 2023, Electric Vehicles Were Everywhere

EV sales are soaring, making up 19% of global auto sales in 2023. Despite policy setbacks and misinformation campaigns, EV adoption in the Southeast continues to grow.

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Your Thoughts Needed On State Climate Plans

Note: This blog post was updated on Nov. 29 to reflect updates in South Carolina, Tennessee, and past event dates in North Carolina. States around the Southeast are currently seeking public input…