The office of North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein, a Democrat, wrote in a filing with the North Carolina Utilities Commission that Duke’s process to update net metering only examined the costs of customer-sited generation, not the benefits.
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Rooftop solar installers say Duke Energy’s proposed prices would kill the industry — News & Observer/Charlotte Observer
Solar panel installation companies in North Carolina are alarmed at a Duke Energy proposal that they say could imperil thousands of jobs and make it difficult for the state to reach its clean energy targets.
Statewide Ads Point to Duke Energy’s “Choking” Solar Proposal — News Release from NC WARN
Thursday’s legal challenge and open appeal for NC Gov. Roy Cooper’s protection by North Carolina’s rooftop solar industry is drawing widespread attention to Duke Energy’s attempt to change state rules. Today, NC WARN began rallying support for solar with a statewide ad buy on TV stations and a host of on-line outlets.
15 Solar Companies Challenge Duke Rules Proposal — Note from NC WARN
Fifteen rooftop solar companies from across North Carolina today called on Gov. Roy Cooper to help protect rooftop solar from Duke Energy’s attempt to weaken the industry by changing state rules. See media coverage on WFAE, WUNC, WXII and the Energy News Network and in the Winston-Salem Journal, Greensboro News & Record, News & Observer/Charlotte Observer, Facing South and PV Magazine.
“Delay Means Death” — CNN
Climate change is on course to transform life on Earth as we know it, and unless global warming is dramatically slowed, billions of people and other species will reach points where they can no longer adapt to the new normal, according to a major report published Monday.
Clean Energy Advocates Outline Vision for North Carolina Carbon Plan — News Release from People Power NC
People Power NC, a coalition of clean energy and social justice organizations, released 12 principles that the North Carolina Utilities Commission should consider when crafting its carbon plan for the state.
“Killing” of Rooftop Solar in California Previews Duke Energy Fight in NC — News Release from NC WARN
Duke Energy’s attack on rooftop solar in North Carolina is being previewed in California as that state’s regulators have proposed rule changes projected to double the payback period for solar homes, cost up to 50,000 jobs and wreck efforts to slow the climate crisis.
Unused and useless: States must act to end flawed natural gas power plant buildouts — Utility Dive
Nothing exemplifies the irrational utility business model more than the billions of dollars companies have wasted on the massive buildout of natural gas capacity over the last decade, ignoring obvious market trends favoring renewables and energy storage.
Protected: NC WARN Annual Membership Meeting 2021 — Hope Amid Climate Crisis
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Distortions Signal Duke Energy Can’t Honestly Win its Case to Overhaul Solar Rooftop Net Metering in NC — News Release from NC WARN
The decade-long Duke Energy campaign to slow-walk renewable power took a predictable turn last week as the monopoly corporation misled regulators and news media in a master-stroke of corporate weasel-wording.