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Make your home energy efficient to avoid getting ripped off by Appalachian Power

You can soften the blow of ApCo’s rate increases by making a plan to improve the energy efficiency of your home and taking advantage of the tax incentives currently available.

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Lawmakers miss opportunity to protect climate compact, invest in vulnerable communities

According to news reports, members of the budget conference committee failed to include language in the new budget insisting that the Commonwealth remain a part of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

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What’s going on with Duke Energy?

Duke Energy is the largest electricity provider in North Carolina, and we believe Duke is not doing enough to help with increasing renewable energy in the state or keeping energy bills low for all customers.

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Appalachian Voices Awarded $400,000 Department of Energy Buildings Upgrade Prize

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The Department of Energy awarded $400,000 to regional nonprofit organization Appalachian Voices on Wednesday for a project that will help address energy-related challenges at community anchor institutions like schools, health care facilities and businesses in the historic coal region of Southwest Virginia.

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What Can the New Clean Energy Programs Do For You?

Our guide breaks down what the new clean energy programs can do for your home, business and community.

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REAP Benefits Farmers, Small Businesses and the Climate

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Farmers and small businesses are reaping clean energy and cost-saving benefits from the Rural Energy for America Program.

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Building future resilience to extreme cold in the wake of North Carolina’s rolling blackouts

PSE Healthy Energy’s report shows that it’s not necessary for Duke Energy to wait for another emergency situation or just build more electricity generation because “targeted investments in weatherization, energy efficient appliances and demand response programs can keep demand lower and more stable in cold temperatures, and prevent another blackout.”

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Statement on rolling blackouts in areas served by the Tennessee Valley Authority

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 24, 2022 CONTACT: Bri Knisley, Tennessee Campaign Manager, bri@appvoices.org, (937) 725-0645 Molly Moore, Director of Program Communications, molly@appvoices.org, (847) 401-3633 During this weekend’s unusually low temperatures, people whose power is produced by the Tennessee Valley Authority

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Advocates to rally in Richmond to stay in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2022 CONTACT Jessica Sims, jessica@appvoices.org, 804-356-1228 Richmond, VA — On Wednesday, Dec. 7, advocates for the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative will gather in Henrico County to rally in support of the program. Virginia’s participation in

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Advocates to rally against ongoing attempt to withdraw Virginia from RGGI

On Wednesday, December 7, advocates in Henrico will rally in advance of the meeting of the State Air Pollution Control Board that morning. The citizen board will discuss the regulatory process currently underway to withdraw Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

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