The Fair Energy Bills Act would give state regulators power to order refunds when the utility collects excessive revenue.
As neighboring states inch toward more electric competition, North Carolina takes it slow.
Independent energy suppliers would be allowed to compete head-to-head with monopoly utilities under the proposals.
The nondenominational Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions has expanded to include 75 congregations and communities.
A roughly $2 billion proposal in the works calls for AEP utilities to acquire three planned Oklahoma wind farms.