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…
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.
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.
NC Carbon Plan Update: We Cannot Get Off Track Before We Even Begin
The NCUC must finalize its Carbon Plan by the end of 2022. Here's a summary of the process so far, and some key ways it appears to be breaking down.
North Carolina's EV Charging Infrastructure Ambitions Just Got a Boost
The North Carolina Utility Commission approved Duke Energy's electric vehicle Make Ready Credit Program that will put the responsibility of bringing electricity to EV charging stations on utilities and not EV charging…
Setting the Record Straight about Solar Net Metering in North Carolina
This blog post was jointly prepared by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), Vote Solar, and the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC). Shedding Light on the Proposed Next Generation of Rooftop…
Governor Cooper’s Executive Order Commits NC to Address Climate Change and Build an Equitable Clean Energy and Clean Transportation Economy
Today, January 7, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced Executive Order 246, reflecting the energy and transportation leadership we at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) and other advocates have called…
South Carolina Utility Regulators Mandate Duke Plan that Keeps Carbon Flat
On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, the South Carolina Public Service Commission held a business meeting where the Commissioners approved a directive to Duke Energy on its 2020 Integrated Resource Plans (Dockets 2019-224-E,…
NC Regulators Weigh in on Duke's Resource Plan, Process for Carbon Reduction Plan
North Carolina Commission issued two orders setting 2022 up as a pivotal year in the state's clean energy transition.
North Carolina's HB 951: Improved but still problematic
New revisions to HB 951 improve on the controversial North Carolina legislation. The intent behind the bill is clear: reduce carbon, move toward performance-based rate regulation, reduce the financial burden to customers…