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Competitive Energy Solutions for North Carolina

House Bill 589 passed the House and Senate, despite lengthy battles between Duke Energy and renewable energy developers. Rather than a fight for or against alternative energy, the difficult decisions centered around Duke’s control over how much power it would be required to purchase from developers and at what price.  While Duke embraced the growing demand for alternative energy, it also made clear that it strongly disfavors the economics under the current regulatory structure.  While it remains to be seen how ... Read more