August 7, 2015
Duke Energy is telling the news media it is already on track to meet carbon reduction targets in the new EPA Clean Power Plan, which calls for 32 percent lower emissions from electric power plants by 2030. This is countered by available data and appears to be a dangerous fiction – more greenwashing of the corporate image.
August 4, 2015
By Devi Glick
Yesterday afternoon President Obama announced the release of the final version of…
July 17, 2015
A group of African American clergy in Greensboro sent a letter to the North Carolina General Assembly urging them to support the pending solar energy legislation in the state.
Read the letter, and see the clergy who signed on, here
June 7, 2015
According to a 2015 poll by Conservatives for Clean Energy, over 86% of NC voters – across the political spectrum – support policies promoting solar power. But Duke Energy is using its corporate muscle to limit the growth of solar.
May 26, 2015
Three years ago, the nation’s top utility executives gathered at a Colorado resort to hear warnings about a grave new threat to operators of America’s electric grid: not superstorms or cyberattacks, but rooftop solar panels.
May 18, 2015
Through the Sharing Solar
fund, NC WARN's Solarize programs help low-income homeowners and renters benefit from solar. Help us put solar on land trust apartments in Durham
. Only $7,500 more needed to help 4 tenants slash costly electric bills.
Solarize campaigns by NC WARN and others have added 2.26 megawatts of new solar power on 436 roofs in NC since 2013.
May 6, 2015
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk introduced a new family of batteries designed to stretch the solar-power revolution into its next phase. There's just one problem: Tesla's new battery doesn't work well with rooftop solar—at least not yet. Even Solar City, the supplier led by Musk, isn't ready to offer Tesla's battery for daily use.
May 1, 2015
Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk unveiled a suite of batteries to store electricity for homes, businesses and utilities, saying a greener power grid furthers the company’s mission to provide pollution-free energy.
March 25, 2015
For the second time in recent weeks, voters across North Carolina’s political spectrum have signaled overwhelming support for solar power and the right to competition instead of remaining captive to Duke Energy’s monopoly.