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RALEIGH — The N.C. Court of Appeals has affirmed state regulators' ruling against a proposed solar energy plant for North Carolina. Appellate judges accepted regulators' argument that the plant would have forced overly costly upgrades to the state's electric grid.

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LILESVILLE — Pee Dee Electric today announces the planned installation of cutting-edge battery energy storage technology in Rockingham. The battery project will be integrated at an existing electric substation, adding local energy resources that will enhance system resilience and reliability for co-op consumers-members. 

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has signed into law House Bill 951, which will change how power companies, namely, Duke Energy, produce energy and how they can charge customers. The bill, known as “Energy Solutions for North Carolina,” was introduced in June and has gotten bipartisan support.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has recently seen its share of thunderstorms.

And with those storms have come massive power outages.

Published in Local News
Monday, 17 February 2020 13:31

COLUMN: Fracking has reduced carbon emissions

In 2018, Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order on climate change that, among other things, established a goal of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions in North Carolina by 40% below 2005 levels by the year 2025.

Published in Opinion

ROCKINGHAM — Young visitors to Discovery Place Kids will get hands-on engineering experience this month as the museum centers activities on the theme “Maker Madness.”

Published in Lifestyle