After a half-decade fight over pipeline easements, property owners look to recoup legal costs and property values.
Groups say they will drop their opposition to half the Duke Energy’s grid improvement plan if the utility agrees to consider climate change in future grid planning.
Critics fear the report charts a business-as-usual pathway that conflicts with the state’s energy goals.
North Carolina law allows the utility to hide which candidates benefited from its political spending.
Officials will gather written comments instead on the utility’s proposal to avoid technical glitches in the future.