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Ivan Urlaub

Fragmented Policies Hold Back Energy Innovation in North Carolina

Given the regulatory and policy challenges North Carolina faces, it takes patience for the solar power and energy efficiency industries to move forward there. According to staff at North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association, Duke Energy is taking the lead with developing some opportunities, but other utilities are lagging behind it. The respondents to this written interview were Executive Director Ivan Urlaub (the primary source), General Counsel Peter Ledford, Regulatory and Policy Analyst Daniel Brookshire, and Engagement and Equity Specialist Jordan Jones.

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5 U.S. Climate Stories to Watch as We Head into 2019

Climate change was on ballots across the United States recently. The results were mixed but leave room for increased climate action in the next two years and beyond.

North Carolina Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 4.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 3.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 3.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
101 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
53 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
31 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
84%

of people in North Carolina support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(Same as the national average)
(est. 5,642,197 of 6,684,672 adults)

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