Duke Energy’s Proposed Carbon Plan: NCSEA’s Initial Analysis & Considerations for a Clean Energy Future 

Duke Energy filed its proposed Carbon Plan with the NC Utilities Commission on May 16. This article provides a preliminary analysis of the proposed plan, including projected deadlines, methodologies, and assumptions. Stay tuned for more information and a deeper dive in the coming weeks. Check out this NCSEA article for additional context on the stakeholder…

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The Road to Decarbonization: Electrifying NC’s Transportation Sector

NCSEA was thrilled to host our first in-person event in nearly two years after the recent pandemic put a pause on face-to-face gatherings. On March 24, attendees spent an engaging evening discussing the budding electric vehicle (EV) market in North Carolina. The topics of equity, diversity, and inclusion (ED&I), cross-sector collaboration, and education were all…

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What’s the Deal with Performance-Based Regulation (PBR) Rulemaking?

House Bill 951 (HB951), Energy Solutions for North Carolina, was the major energy legislation that passed during North Carolina’s 2021 legislative session and lays out a number of policy changes to how North Carolina regulates energy. Following the enactment of HB951 on Oct. 13, 2021, the NC Utilities Commission (NCUC) began opening dockets to implement the legislation. Follow along as NCSEA works to successfully implement this law, piece by piece, before the NCUC and ensure a…

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Unpacking HB951

On Oct. 13, 2021, Gov. Roy Cooper signed House Bill 951 Energy Solutions for North Carolina (HB951) into law, enacting a decade’s worth of energy policy to come. This bipartisan legislation–borne of a lengthy stakeholder process initiated in the North Carolina House of Representatives and culminating last week with the release of a compromise bill negotiated between Senate leader Phil Berger and Gov. Cooper–will alter North Carolina’s energy policy landscape in a number of significant…

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