Archive for February 2015

North Carolina’s Electric Utilities Submit Their First Smart Grid Technology Plans

It is undisputed that smart grid technologies offer numerous benefits to electric utilities and customers. Duke Energy Carolinas, Duke Energy Progress, and Dominion North Carolina Power filed their first Smart Grid Technology plans on October 1, 2014. These plans provide the Commission and stakeholders an opportunity to determine whether the utilities have taken the steps…

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NCSEA Joins DOE Residential Network

NCSEA has become a new member of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings Residential Network, which connects energy efficiency programs and partners to share best practices and learn from one another to increase the number of homes that are energy efficient. The Better Buildings Residential Network expands on the foundation of existing Better…

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Rural North Carolina a Leading Beneficiary of Clean Energy Investments

Exciting findings from the 2015 update to The Economic, Utility Portfolio, and Rate Impact of Clean Energy Development in North Carolina report are more good news for clean energy in North Carolina. The analysis reports that communities across North Carolina are benefiting from clean energy development, and electricity costs are expected to be lower than…

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