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NC to drag Duke and Dominion, kicking and screaming to renewables

In the US, when you have a progressive state government and a pair of retrogressive energy suppliers, you have an arm tussle which can drift into the obscure. So this week in North Carolina, where the progressive governor wants to push for 70% emissions cuts by 2030, there is acting out in parallel an insane example of fossil fuel addiction. A comprehensive paper was produced this week stating the advanced planning for emissions reduction in North Carolina, which will result in immediately concrete actions plus long term policies expected to come into effect in 2021. The document highlights a clear and unambiguous opening of the gates to multiple forms of competition across the energy eco-system, so that local generation options…

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