ALEC-Sponsored Bill To Repeal North Carolina’s Renewable Energy Standard Narrowly Passes Out Of Committee

2016-11-23T15:01:53+00:00

North Carolina is among the growing list of states in which organizations like the Heartland Institute and the American Legislative Council, or ALEC, and Koch-backed Grover Norquist have been lobbying against renewable energy policy, and pushing “model legislation” to undo these standards. House Bill 298, called the “Affordable and Reliable Energy Act,” was introduced by [...]

ALEC-Sponsored Bill To Repeal North Carolina’s Renewable Energy Standard Narrowly Passes Out Of Committee2016-11-23T15:01:53+00:00

Texas wind farms reap N.C. dollars; Utilities look out of state to meet green-energy targets

2009-08-04T17:21:54+00:00

Utilities in North Carolina can satisfy up to 25 percent of their clean energy mandates by buying certificates from out of state.   With the first deadlines fast approaching for North Carolina's renewable energy targets, power companies in North Carolina are snapping up green certificates from out-of-state wind farms including from farms located in Texas.  Although the certificates don't [...]

Texas wind farms reap N.C. dollars; Utilities look out of state to meet green-energy targets2009-08-04T17:21:54+00:00