Officials will gather written comments instead on the utility’s proposal to avoid technical glitches in the future.
The N.C. Utilities Commission is almost fully filled with Cooper appointees. What will that mean in 2020?
The regulatory body is expected to rule on key orders this year related to electric vehicles, rate hikes and other issues.
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.
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.