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The Problem with Monopoly Utilities

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Much of America’s energy system still runs like it did in the early 20th century, but times are changing.

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Political Energy and Energy Democracy

Appalachian Voices Executive Director Tom Cormons discusses why we need an energy system that works in the best interest of everyday citizens in order to protect our natural areas and our communities.

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Duke Energy’s grid modernization pilot still shortchanges ratepayers

Appalachian Voices and our allies are raising concerns related to the process and substance behind Duke Energy’s grid modernization pilot.

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Boo! Should Duke Energy’s shift from electricity rates to mandatory fees scare us?

In addition to the thousands of customers, NC’s customer advocate has come out strongly against Duke Energy Progress’s 14 percent rate hike. There’s even more to the story when you dig in …

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