Celebrating National Clean Energy Week 

NCSEA would like to celebrate National Clean Energy Week (September 26 to 30) in light of all the exciting progress that has been made in our state over the past year. This year also comes with a proclamation from Governor Roy Cooper dedicating this week as North Carolina’s Clean Energy Week. This blog recognizes the…

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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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NCUC Rules on Duke Energy Carolinas Rate Case: Takeaways for the Clean Energy Community

Over the past year, NCSEA engaged in two Duke Energy rate cases: First, in last fall’s Duke Energy Progress (DEP) proceeding, followed by this year’s Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) proceeding. In both cases, NCSEA advocated for essential policies such as: fair rate design; transparent and collaborative grid planning; empowering customers by providing easy and meaningful…

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NCUC Rules on Duke Energy Progress Rate Case: Takeaways for the Clean Energy Community

Last summer, Duke Energy Progress (DEP) filed an application to increase their retail rates with the NC Utilities Commission (NCUC). As advocates for clean energy, NCSEA pays close attention to any changes in utility rate structures; in particular, how the proposed changes impact access to energy efficiency and renewable energy options for customers. Accordingly, NCSEA…

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