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First Wind Farm in North Carolina Takes Flight

North Carolina is nicknamed "First in Flight" because of the historic aeronautic experiments that occurred along the state's breezy coast over a century ago. Now, North Carolina can tack on another windy first: Yesterday…

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Guest Post: Under new governor, what’s next for energy in North Carolina?

This post originally ran on Southeast Energy News and was written by Rhiannon Fionn. To read the original story, go here.   When Democrat Roy Cooper is inaugurated as North Carolina’s next…

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Guest Post: Another Duke Energy coal ash spill discovered into the Neuse River

This is a guest post from Waterkeepers Alliance. To read their original press release on the breaking story, click here. GOLDSBORO, N.C. — Waterkeeper Alliance and Sound Rivers have discovered a large…

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Where the 2016 Candidates Stand on Energy Issues: NC Governor Pat McCrory

This post is part of a series of blogs examining where 2016 candidates for President or Governor of North Carolina stand on key energy issues.  Note: The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) does…

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SACE and Ultimate Ice Cream partner to bring more clean energy to the Southeast

Eat Sweets & Support Clean Energy this July! SACE is excited to partner with Asheville's Ultimate Ice Cream for the entire month of July! We invite you and your familiy to enjoy…

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Guest Post: N.C. DEQ asks for new deadline to finalize coal ash storage classifications

This is a guest blog from the Southern Environmental Law Center, an organization who uses the power of the law to champion all the things you love about the South: clean water,…

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North Carolina's Secret Agenda to Destroy Renewable Energy

Jennifer Rennicks, SACE's NC Liaison and Director of Policy and Communications, contributed to this post. North Carolina has been a lightning rod for controversy over the past few months with its passage…

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Leilani Munter's Letter to NC DOT About Tesla, Free Market Economics and the Future of Electric Vehicles

Tesla Motors, the all-electric car company, is changing the car-buying business. Or, at least they are trying. Compared to the traditional way of buying cars from dealerships, they are selling directly to consumers.…

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North Carolina Offshore Wind Gets Environmental Approval From Feds

UPDATE: This post was updated to reflect the addition of the Bald Head Island public information meeting on October 6. After a multi-year process of identifying where offshore wind farms might be…

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North Carolina off to a great start to meet EPA's Clean Power Plan

This is a guest post by Luis Martinez at Natural Resources Defense Council. It was originally published on NRDC's Switchboard blog on June 5, 2014. [Last] Monday, the US Environmental Protection Agency…