An area that was cherished by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s father is a key battleground in the fight over the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
As a key deadline looms in President Trump’s push to expand offshore drilling, a new study shows seismic surveys for oil and gas may harm tiny ocean creatures called zooplankton as well as the whales and dolphins that feed on them.
Two states in the Southeast U.S. are moving to step up their energy efficiency mandates by taking lessons from programs in Arkansas.
A North Carolina bill’s “green source rider” program – which facilitates the purchase of clean energy from a third party — could leave large, intensive electricity users like Google and the University of North Carolina still searching for answers.
A new biomass plant under construction in Georgia highlights the challenging economics of the technology, even in a state so rich in forestry waste it exports it to other countries.
With utility industry groups pressuring the EPA to change regulations on coal ash facility maintenance and cleanup, environmental activists in the Southeast worry that companies won’t be required to take responsibility for long-term monitoring of coal ash ponds and landfills.
A bill breezing through the North Carolina legislature promises to end a high-profile standoff between the solar industry and Duke Energy, but critics say it gives the utility too much control.
Software developed by a Virginia Tech team that can cut energy use by small and medium-sized commercial buildings is gaining traction in the private sector.
Volkswagen settlement funds are expected to bring new charging stations to the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area; while language in the legislature could impact electric adoption in other sectors.
A report released this morning by a public accountability non-profit details the interlocking relationships, campaign donations and potential conflicts of interest that Dominion Resources is deploying to secure approval of its Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
Advocates say renewable energy goals set by places like Atlanta and Abita Springs, Louisiana can send important market signals and inspire other cities to follow suit.