Critics wanted the state Utilities Commission to gather more evidence before deciding on the long-range resource plan.
Multiyear ratemaking should be paired with performance goals or metrics that encourage clean energy, groups say.
Clean energy advocates want legislation that would allow securitization for refinancing aging coal plant debt.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has nominated three new people to join the state’s utility regulatory board, a move that could fundamentally reshape the commission that oversees Duke Energy and enforces the state’s renewable energy laws.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has a chance to fundamentally reshape the state’s utility board with a series of appointments in the coming days.