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Military Concerns Spark Proposed Wind Moratorium In North Carolina

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 23, 2017

Citing efforts to protect the state’s military installations, a newly filed bill in the North Carolina Senate is seeking a temporary moratorium on the construction of new wind projects. The Military Operations Protection Act of 2017 – sponsored by Sens. [Read More]

BOEM Holding Competitive Lease Sale For N.C. Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 18, 2017

A federal wind auction is being held on March 16 for 122,405 acres offshore Kitty Hawk, N.C., the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has announced. According to Sally Jewell, DOI secretary, this latest auction represents the “growing market demand [Read More]

Wanted: 750,000 MWh Of Renewables For Duke Energy Carolinas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 24, 2016

Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for 750,000 MWh of renewable energy located in the DEC service territory. Duke Energy says results from the RFP will help the company meet North Carolina’s 2007 [Read More]

BOEM Hosting Offshore Wind Public Meetings In N.C.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2016

Next month, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is holding a public auction seminar and public information meeting on offshore wind development in North Carolina. On Aug. 12, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and BOEM Director Abigail [Read More]