Two high-profile setbacks dealt to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline by Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration are not necessarily a sign the project is in trouble.
Clean energy advocates are recognized for their efforts in helping get Atlanta to 100 percent renewable energy.
Unless the legislature confirms two appointments to the seven-member North Carolina Utilities Commission this week, advocates say the regulatory body could be short-handed as it considers Duke Energy’s bid to hike residential rates by 16.7 percent.
A new book by a retired University of Virginia professor spotlights the ways she says state lawmakers and regulators – and in turn, the citizens they represent – are placed at a disadvantage when dealing with energy companies in the Southeast.
A little-known item on home electricity bills in North Carolina could get a big increase as part of Duke Energy’s rate case – a move advocates say will hurt low-income communities and hamper clean energy.
A series of meetings between utilities and solar advocates in Virginia seeking a compromise on net metering may have identified some common ground.
A controversy with reverberations across the Atlantic Ocean is brewing in Hamlet, North Carolina – a literal hamlet 120 miles northwest of Wilmington – where a new wood-pellet facility is already in the initial stages of construction.
In a decision that keeps the door open for competitors, Virginia regulators last week rejected Appalachian Power’s bid to offer ratepayers electricity supplied 100% by renewable energy sources at an undetermined rate.
Faced with a Monday deadline and a lopsided number of public comments opposing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration has delayed until mid-December its decision on whether to permit the controversial project.
Dominion Energy has paused development activities on a fifth reactor at a Virginia nuclear power plant, according to a company spokesperson.