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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…

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Overview of Duke's Proposed NC Carbon Plan

On May 16, 2022, Duke Energy submitted its proposal for a Carbon Plan to meet goals legislated by HB 951 to the North Carolina Utilities Commission. Here is a summary of what…

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North Carolina’s Electric Transportation Planning Hits High Gear, But the Climb Ahead is Steep

North Carolina’s governor, Roy Cooper, has an ambitious vision to decarbonize the economy, unleash a clean tech job boon, and address the climate crisis - all while centering equity along the way.

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Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians receives North Carolina's first electric school bus

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are leading the way into a cleaner transportation future to spare our school kids from unhealthy diesel exhaust.