North Carolina because the first Southeastern state in the United States to adopt the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard. In this, all investor- owned North Carolinian utilities are mandated to meet a minimum of 12.5 percent of their energy requirements via renewable energy resources and/or measures of energy efficiency. For rural electrical cooperatives, as well as municipal electric suppliers, the standard is only ten percent. Since the signing of the standard, North…Continue
Added by Anna Leonard on August 18, 2011 at 1:49pm — No Comments
National Wildlife Foundation report says state has “great potential” to harness wind energy.
North Carolina is poised to be an East Coast leader in offshore wind power. According to a report recently released by the National Wildlife Federation, “There is great potential for…
Added by Anna Leonard on December 20, 2010 at 4:55pm — No Comments