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Blue Ridge Energy’s solar policies among the worst in Southeast

Saturday, November 17th, 2018 | Posted by Lauren Essick | No Comments

A new report shows that Blue Ride Energy has some of the worst solar policies in the Southeast. That's why we created a petition calling on Blue Ridge to support solar access and increase the cooperative's transparency with its member-owners. [ Read More ]


High Country energy contest winner receives home upgrades

Friday, October 5th, 2018 | Posted by Lauren Essick | 1 Comment

Amy Cook of Boone, N.C., recently received energy-saving home improvements through our High Country Home Energy Makeover Contest. The contest highlighted the need for affordable weatherization programs. [ Read More ]


County commissioners pass resolutions to support energy efficiency

Friday, June 30th, 2017 | Posted by Lauren Essick | No Comments

Buncombe County, N.C. passed a resolution encouraging the local electric cooperative to develop a program that would help thousands of people in the area afford home energy efficiency improvements. [ Read More ]


Two North Carolina counties make energy efficiency history

Saturday, March 25th, 2017 | Posted by Lauren Essick | No Comments

Two western North Carolina counties -- Yancey and Mitchell -- made energy efficiency history when they passed resolutions supporting development of an "on-bill financing" for their citizens by local utility French Broad Electric. [ Read More ]



 

 


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