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NC SAVE$ ENERGY is a campaign for statewide energy efficiency – the key to protecting power bills and reducing global warming pollution – now comprising over 45 social justice, faith-based and environmental nonprofits.


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Groups don’t want utilities to raise rates to build nuclear plants – WRAL

Several organizations fired a pre-emptive strike Tuesday against plans by two North Carolina utilities.

Black, Brown & Green Alliance in Durham – Indy Weekly

With the world awakening to economic and environmental crises, a newly emerging Black Brown and Green Alliance in Durham is organizing to seize the strategic moment to blaze a sustainable and just economic path.

30% Savings if More States Help – Rocky Mountain Institute

Rocky Mountain Institute's Energy and Resources Team has just published a report that shows the opportunity for 30 percent energy savings in the United States. Assessing the Electric Productivity Gap and the U.S. Efficiency Opportunity analyzed electric productivity state by state, and found a significant gap between the highest and lowest performing states.

San Antonio Chooses Efficiency Over Nukes – San Antonio Current

Stockings filled with coal come by the Wyoming trainload to feed the furnaces powering CPS Energy’s plants. But impending federal regulation of carbon emissions is causing utilities nationwide to wrestle with alternatives.

How Cliffside Would Negate NC Efforts to Slow Global Warming – NC WARN slides

Think you're making a difference? Think again.

Greenville NC shows efficiency works! – The Daily Reflector

It's official: Greenville Utilities Commission's energy-efficiency program for new home construction actually works, and quite well. Faculty members in the East Carolina University Department of Engineering conducted a study, commissioned by ElectriCities, to examine the effectiveness of Greenville Utilities' E-300 program.

ECR2 VideoClick the image above to watch our new 30-second video. Then visit our Emergency Climate Response page to see how you can help make sure our leaders stand up to Duke Energy.

JohnsonsAt our annual meeting in December, we presented the John O. Blackburn Award to Joyce and Rev. Nelson Johnson in recognition of their lifelong dedication to social justice.

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