One of the lawmakers who recently called on the Trump administration to shut down a North Carolina wind farm appears to have softened his stance after touring the facility.
A national energy marketer offering electricity and natural gas in 10 states and the District of Columbia is trying to pry open monopoly service territory of Dominion Virginia Power.
While nuclear power operators are struggling with political challenges or to remain competitive in deregulated markets in other parts of the county, many of the monopoly utilities in the Southeast are adding capacity often with willing support from lawmakers and regulators.
Conservatives for Clean Energy, a Raleigh based non-profit, recently expanded into Virginia where it will continue its efforts to “educate the public on the benefits of clean and renewable energy sources.”
In his final days in office, President Obama has both rejected Atlantic Ocean seismic testing – a precursor to drilling – and scheduled lease sales for what could become the Carolinas’ first offshore wind farm, 24 miles from the coast of the Outer Banks.
While FERC says drilling and end use shouldn’t be considered in climate calculations for natural gas pipelines, advocates argue that the projects encourage consumption, and that consumption should be accounted for.
Following the dismissal of a bill in the legislature, a controversy over who sets and reviews rates for Virginia’s utilities moves to the state Supreme Court.
With a vote Thursday, a Charlotte, North Carolina school district took a step closer to implementing a major solar initiative expected to save millions of dollars in operating costs.
Following a trail blazed by a large dairy plant, a private college and a U.S. defense agency have collectively embarked on the second and third microgrids in Virginia while overcoming challenges integrating with their utilities.
As Toshiba develops new technology for the energy future, the company is making a big bet on North Carolina.