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NCSEA is part of a Southeast Clean Energy Roadmap


North Carolina has a robust clean energy industry, with over 23,000 full-time jobs and $4.8 billion in annual revenue. What can someone do to support new economic development opportunities in North Carolina's clean energy sectors?

NCSEA is one of 4 organizations on a steering committee, working with 14 other partners on an assessment of clean energy in the Southeast for a clean energy economic development roadmap funded through a Department of Energy grant. The roadmap will show where we are in terms of clean energy and how we can further grow our clean energy economy in the Southeast. The roadmap will encompass a four state region: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia.


Duke Energy, United States reach proposed agreement on Dan River

If approved, agreement would close federal grand jury inquiry of Duke Energy

Duke Energy said it has reached a proposed agreement with the U.S. government that, if approved, would close a federal investigation of its subsidiaries, Duke Energy Carolinas, Duke Energy Progress and Duke Energy Business Services, related to the Dan River coal ash spill and ash basin operations at other North Carolina coal plants.


Solar Farm Provider Rolls out New Investor Program

Solar Farm Provider Rolls out New Investor Program Innovative Solar Systems, LLC has just introduced a cutting edge way that investors of all types can have access to partial ownership in large scale solar farm projects across the nation for as little as $250,000 per project. This new program offered by ISS will allow individuals or groups to become limited partners in one or more early stage large scale solar farm projects being developed by the company in counties throughout the United States. ISS is currently one of the largest developers of utility scale solar farm projects in the Southern United States and is rapidly expanding throughout the nation. The company's new partnership program allows ISS to develop more projects and thus expand across the nation faster while sharing profits through a partnership basis with investors that desire to be a part of the renewable energy boom.


Studies increasingly demonstrate Dan River is thriving

Studies increasingly demonstrate Dan River is thrivingDuke Energy remains committed to the Dan River basin

Research from universities, regulators and industry experts increasingly demonstrates that the Dan River is in good condition one year after a coal ash spill at the Dan River Steam Station.

Duke Energy N.C. President Paul Newton joined local leaders from Eden and Rockingham County at an update, entitled "The State of Our Rivers," to share ongoing findings that indicate the river is thriving.


Pastor to Duke Energy CEO: Stop Targeting African-Americans with Your Anti-Solar Campaign


Letter to Duke’s Good cites curious visits by those pushing “Solar Hurts the Poor” message

A prominent Greensboro minister and community leader is calling for a meeting with Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good over the utility’s efforts to derail the growing use of rooftop solar power in North Carolina.  He criticizes Good’s targeting of African American pastors and political leaders with what he calls a cynical and disproven claim that the growing use of rooftop solar harms people with low incomes and people of color.


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