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Energy efficiency through NC SAVE$

In a number of states, energy efficiency programs have been taken out of the provenance of the utilities and turned over to independent administrators. Typically, these administrators are created by utilities commissions or legislation and governed by a board of efficiency experts. They come under yearly review to make sure they are doing their job – providing cost-effective energy savings.

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Long slashes auto rates

Insurance Commissioner Jim Long is leaving office with a bang, ordering a whopping 16.1 percent decrease in auto insurance premiums.

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PSNC, Piedmont natural gas cases could alter way rates are changed

When North Carolina natural gas customers get their November bills, they’re likely to see a slight increase due to rate changes that Piedmont Natural Gas and PSNC Energy have pending before state regulators.

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Group fails to block Duke nuke plant

Environmentalists trying to block Duke Energy Corp.'s new nuclear plant project in Cherokee County, S.C., were denied on one front today.

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N.C. to weigh alternative to Duke's Save-A-Watt

N.C. regulators have agreed to consider a proposal for an independent energy-conservation program offered by opponents of Duke Energy Carolinas’ Save-A-Watt program, which would give Duke and its customers incentives to cut the need for power.

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Tell your senators to oppose the “Financial CHOICE Act,” which would gut Wall Street reforms and destroy the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as we know it.

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