The Front Porch Blog, with Updates from AppalachiaThe Front Porch Blog, with Updates from Appalachia



Energy cost hike would burden N.C. families

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 | Posted by Josh McClenney | No Comments

The Covid and economic crisis has laid bare the monthly struggle too many Americans have faced for a long time -- whether to pay their electric bill or buy other essentials like food, medicine or school supplies and risk having their power shut off. [ Read More ]


Duke Energy rate hike hearings 2020

Saturday, December 21st, 2019 | Posted by Josh McClenney | No Comments

After our victory on North Carolina's Senate Bill 559, Duke Energy is yet again asking the state regulators for permission to raise the rates it charges families and businesses. [ Read More ]