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Social justice and clean energy groups call for state leaders to allow energy choice, saying hurricanes, rising electric rates, other harms show state system is broken Raleigh N.C. – A new, diverse coalition of 15 local, state and national groups…
The Dan River coal ash spill sparked a flurry of coal ash cleanup legislation, public hearings, community meetings and more across North Carolina. But where does coal ash stand in the state now?
In Appalachia and across the country, ratepayers are demanding more clean energy, affordability, choice and transparency from their energy providers. Roanoke Electric Cooperative Roanoke Electric Exemplifies Service to Members A rural North Carolina cooperative responds to member feedback by fostering…
Much of America’s energy system still runs like it did in the early 20th century, but times are changing.
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TVA is using its already-obsolete 2020 Integrated Resource Plan as an opportunity to cut funding for energy-saving technologies that it claims are driving down revenue.
Massive changes in Virginia’s energy policy were signed into law last month, with many legislators crying foul.
In a testament to the power that Dominion Energy, Virginia’s largest corporate political campaign donor, is accustomed to wielding, the state has earned a dubious distinction: “One of the top state regulatory environments for utilities in the U.S.,” according to…
Thousands of families see their energy costs skyrocket in winter, leaving many struggling to pay their bills. Here’s a basic overview of electric bills and how energy use translates to the balance you see on your bill.