As US withdraws from climate deal, Carolinas companies stick to their own plans

From the Charlotte Observer – June 1, 2017

As critics bemoaned President Trump’s decision Thursday to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accords, business experts say the move will have little practical effect on Carolinas businesses.

Power companies such as Duke Energy are already moving away from coal, the fuel whose carbon emissions are

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N.C. Energy Technology Center launches The 50 States of Grid Modernization

This new quarterly series will cover state regulatory and legislative discussions and actions on grid modernization, utility business model and rate reform, energy storage, microgrids, and demand response. The full version of the Q1 2017 report is available on the N.C. Energy Technology Center website or as a PDF download.

The N.C. Clean Energy Technology

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Waste-to-energy facility approved in Tennessee

Sustainable waste-to-energy facility approved for construction in Tennessee

The Lebanon, Tennessee project will deploy what PHG Energy is calling the ‘world’s largest’ downdraft gasifier.

PHG Energy and the city of Lebanon, Tennessee, have signed a contract that will provide an environmentally sustainable method of waste disposal and produce green power in the process.

The waste-to-energy

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North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association’s 2012 Clean Energy Census Shows Economic Growth

Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 19, 2012

A new statewide survey of over 1,100 North Carolina clean energy companies finds that the clean energy sector is a growing economic force in North Carolina contributing over $3.7 billion in revenue and more than 15,200 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs directly from activities in clean energy. For infrastructure, the

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Meadville, Pennsylvania’s Allegheny College Highlighted by U.S. Energy Department for Its Investments in Clean Energy

WASHINGTON–(ENEWSPF)–September 20, 2012. Today, the U.S. Department of Energy released its third video in the “Clean Energy in Our Community” video series, highlighting clean energy investments by Allegheny College, located in northwest Pennsylvania. The school’s investments in energy efficiency and sustainability, along with its support for clean, renewable fuels, are benefiting residents and workers across

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