Letter to the editor from Duke Energy. Jim Warren of NC WARN [is] back at it again, with thinly sourced claims, wild insinuations and plain old fear-mongering. It’s an insult to the people who have been working around the clock to restore power to the Carolinas. Out of respect to the work they’re doing, I’d like to provide some facts in response to the rhetoric.
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The governmental approval process for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline continues at a pace that points to construction beginning in early 2018… The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval ruling of Oct. 13 … is being challenged by NC WARN, a Durham-based nonprofit that addresses “the climate crisis and other hazards posed by electricity generation.”
Activist energy group NC WARN asked the North Carolina Supreme Court today to reverse state regulators’ past rulings against its solar-power deal with a Greensboro church.
By using energy storage with solar panels, some homeowners were able to go off-grid during Hurricane Irma, showing how distributed power could speed future storm recovery.
Local solar combined with batteries can rapidly replace fossil fuel electricity in North Carolina, save billions of dollars and create thousands of jobs.
More than 170 North Carolina faith leaders are working together to find an affordable way for their houses of worship to go solar, serve their Earth Care purpose and take a leadership role in slowing climate change.
And check out the David and Goliath story of Greensboro’s Faith Community Church as it speaks out for solar freedom.
NC WARN Executive Director Jim Warren commends the environmental and social justice work of UNC epidemiologist Dr. Steve Wing and announces the presentation of the John O. Blackburn award to Dr. Wing at NC WARN’s fall member assembly, October 8, 2016.
Letter to the Editor from Dr. Harvard Ayers of The Climate Times. We believe that Duke Energy’s attempts to ignore our concerns have been the epitome of an anti-democratic power play to deny the public the right to object to a monopoly business that is clearly putting corporate profit ahead of customer well- being.