For Immediate Release Sept. 16, 2020 Contacts: Jordan Jones, North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association; jordan@energync.org; 602-350-4887 Mike Mather, Southern Environmental Law Center; mmather@selcva.org; 434-333-9464 Hilary Lewis, Vote Solar; hilary@votesolar.org; 202-455-0361 Bartlett Jackson, Sunrun; bartlett.jackson@sunrun.com; 415-517-2364 Duke Energy’s future rooftop solar customers can expect savings while improving grid Deal was crafted to meet South Carolina’s landmark Energy Freedom Act COLUMBIA,…

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Earlier this week, Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) and Duke Energy Progress (DEP) filed their 2020 Integrated Resource Plans (IRP) with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC). As a reminder, the Duke Energy (Duke) and Dominion utilities in North Carolina are required to submit new IRPs to the NCUC for approval. IRPs are, in short, a utility’s plan for meeting forecasted…

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House Bill 589 (HB589), “Competitive Energy Solutions for NC,” was passed by the North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) and signed into law by Gov. Roy Cooper on July 27, 2017. This legislation, the first major piece of comprehensive energy legislation passed in North Carolina since Senate Bill 3 in 2007, was the result of a…

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North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association today announces that it has entered into an Agreement and Stipulation of Settlement with Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress for their current rate cases. NCSEA is proud of the work put in by all settling parties, including the North Carolina Justice Center, North Carolina Housing Coalition, Natural Resources…

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On July 6, NCSEA filed reply comments to the initial comments of The Public Staff and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) regarding Duke Energy’s solar rebate program. NCSEA’s initial comments discussed the demand for rooftop solar rebates has consistently exceeded supply in each year of the program. NCSEA encourages the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) to address this issue by increasing the supply…

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It has been one week since George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis. NCSEA humbly stands in solidarity with all North Carolinians of color as they mourn the loss of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the thousands of other black and brown persons murdered in America whose stories we may never know.   On…

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#GivingTuesdayNow, we want to share with you the ways that our team is supporting the community and staying connected, and encourage you to give generously to your community, in whatever way you can.

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NCSEA member, EQ Research, a North Carolina-based clean energy policy consulting firm, has compiled a comprehensive dataset tracking more than 70 utility Integrated Resource Plans (IRPs) filed across the country, called IRP as a Data Service™. IRPs are detailed planning outlooks created by utilities that demonstrate how they will meet future resource needs, typically spanning…

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