Archive for September 2019

NCSEA Statement in Response to Duke’s Carbon Plans

In response to the September 17th announcement from Duke Energy about their plans for achieving net-zero carbon emissions, NCSEA General Counsel Peter Ledford responded: “NCSEA is disappointed that Duke is doubling down on new natural gas in what is supposed to be an announcement about reducing carbon emissions. The United States has crossed the natural…

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Summer Intern Series: Claire Williamson

Hometown: Chapel Hill, North Carolina Education: American University (Environmental Studies and Economics) and Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (Master of Public Affairs and Master of Environmental Affairs ‘19) Worked on: Grant writing for DOE and a foundation for funds to support utilities with integrating energy efficiency with solar + storage and promoting the adoption of tariffed on-bill programs…

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Summer Intern Series: Jess Seigel

Hometown: Castro Valley, California Education: University of California, Davis (BS in Environmental Science and Management) and Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment (Masters of Environmental Management ’19) Worked on: DOE Grant, developing business models that increase equitable access to distributed energy resources like solar and energy efficiency Future plans: Developing programs to help communities/utilities effectively integrate clean energy technology into the electricity…

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