June 2004 Reducing Power Consumption: Inspiring Stories of Success Subway franchise owner Steve Kaplan is now saving over $20,000 a year in energy costs, simply because he decided to evaluate the energy efficiency of seven of his Subway locations in Oklahoma. He found that by using energy-efficient lighting, he could …
NC CLEAN PATH 2025
In August 2017, NC WARN published North Carolina Clean Path 2025: Achieving an Economical Clean Energy Future, a plan for quickly transitioning the state’s electricity from fossil fuels to solar, battery storage and enhanced energy efficiency.
Local teams are working around the state to implement the plan. Learn more here. The articles below are either about the NC CLEAN PATH 2025 plan or about similar efforts underway in other places.
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In 2001, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change put an end to the global warming debate by demonstrating that human-made greenhouse gas emissions are responsible for most, if not all, of the 1.1°F rise in the average global temperature last century and the rapidly increasing rate of warming. Because the production of electricity in fossil fuel-fired power plants accounts for 42% of our greenhouse gas emissions however, we have the power to reduce hazardous air pollution and minimize global warming – with simple, cost-effective energy saving strategies.