A bill to require state-run buildings to conserve electricity and water has been lodged in a Senate committee for over a year.
Critics fear the report charts a business-as-usual pathway that conflicts with the state’s energy goals.
The recently issued request for proposals is a “signal to the offshore wind industry that North Carolina is open for business,” one observer said.
“Down here in the Southeast we’re actually doing pretty okay” — but there are warning signs for the nation’s No. 2 solar state.
North Carolina law allows the utility to hide which candidates benefited from its political spending.