Last Thursday, the Senate began consideration of a new, comprehensive “regulatory reform” bill (HB169), which includes several concerning energy-related items. This bill could be voted on by the full Senate as early as this afternoon. The primary concern is Section 3.2 (Lines 10-13 of Page 8 of H169 4th Edition) which repeals the requirements state agencies…

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By Larry D. Yon, II and Dr. Robert J. Brown              Can a socially diverse and inclusive clean energy ecosystem be the missing link to addressing our world’s greatest environmental, economic and community concerns? This thought piece will explore the impact of increasing diversity and inclusion of thought and action…

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The NC Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) applauds yesterday’s US Department of Energy announcement of five new Solar Ready Vets training programs, including a program at Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, NC with Fayetteville Technical Community College as the training provider. NCSEA worked with the Energy Department, the NC Military Business Center, and Fayetteville Technical Community College to connect…

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ACTION ALERT: Senate Bill 843  It’s hard to believe that in a state which was just voted #3 for business, you’d see a bill adding 10 pages of new permitting regulations to a thriving North Carolina industry. Senate Bill 843 was filed yesterday by Senator Bill Cook (R-Beaufort) and Senator Andrew Brock (R-Davie), and seeks to bring renewable…

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