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Church-Solar Test Case Draws Broad Support in North Carolina

Duke Energy seeks massive penalty against NC WARN, but the Christian Coalition, other faith and conservation groups join state and national solar industry to seek an end to monopoly control of rooftops


A round of legal filings were submitted Friday by parties in the test case over nonprofit NC WARN selling solar power to an African American community church in Greensboro. Our brief includes an admonishment of Duke Energy for grossly misrepresenting our core legal position, and for seeking a $120,000 punishment of NC WARN.


North Carolina Residents Impacted by Coal Ash Launch Alliance

Residents hold press conference to demand safe, permanent coal ash solutions


Residents from across the state gathered in Raleigh to announce a new alliance of North Carolinians directly impacted by coal ash and to call on Duke Energy, the General Assembly, the Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources, and Governor McCrory to find permanent, safe solutions for coal ash that protect all communities from the toxic waste.   


The University of North Carolina Football Program Goes Green with REPREVE®

Tar Heels are the first collegiate football program to team up with REPREVE

The University of North Carolina football team is the first college program to join N.C.-based, Unifi, Inc.'s (UFI: NYSE) REPREVE® #TurnItGreen™ movement. Together, UNC Athletics and REPREVE aim to raise awareness among students, faculty, fans and alumni about recycling and how Unifi turns plastic bottles into cool REPREVE-based products that are worn and used every day.


Waste Industries Donates to Veteran's Life Center

Waste Industries is donating $10,000 to the Veterans Leadership Council of North Carolina - Cares (VLC) in support of its project to build the Veterans Life Center. Waste Industries will make the presentation to the Veterans Leadership Council at the Waste Industries Corporate office on September 15, 2015 at 10:30 AM.


Clean Energy Misunderstood: Debunking 5 Common Claims


Claim #1: NC's Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS) is a policy mandate and should be repealed; let the "free market" and customers decide the best energy sources.

Fact: NC has a highly-regulated, monopoly controlled electricity market; thus, there is no free market. Since 2008, the REPS law has allowed limited market competition, customer choice, and economic benefits.


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