The $25-million fishing pier in Nags Head has received $500,000 in funding for once scrapped "green" amenities. Announced jointly by the N.C. Aquarium Society and Dominion North ... Keep Reading
Southwest Airlines Introduces “Green” Plane
Southwest Airlines has introduced a "green" plane concept. By taking a standard Boeing 737-700 and replacing much of the cabin with "green" features, the plane itself ends up ... Keep Reading
Climate change march in Raleigh. Yeah, we missed it too.
This past Saturday 150 activists skipped the fair and instead marched in downtown Raleigh. Their goal? Asking Governor Perdue to halt construction of Duke Energy's Cliffside ... Keep Reading
Missing the Point on “Green”… Again.
Governor Perdue has been doing some blogging during her trip abroad, most recently on the subject of green energy, arguing: "The bottom line is this. Energy – how we make, how we ... Keep Reading
“Green” Lessons to Be Learned
Today’s Washington Post profiles Governor Granholm (D) the first female governor of Michigan (elected in 2002) and her priority of bringing “green” jobs to her state. In 2006, ... Keep Reading
More “Pier Pressure” on the N.C. Coast
If you thought just one $25 million "pier to nowhere" was a bad idea, just wait until you hear about the latest case of "pier pressure" on the North Carolina coast. In late ... Keep Reading
Free Market: 1, Chicken Poop Power: 0
Just as predicted (and ridiculed) it seems North Carolina’s electricity providers will be unable to meet the first deadline set by the General Assembly in Senate Bill 3 mandating ... Keep Reading
Stimulus to Fund Wind Turbines on N.C. Coast
The State Energy Office will be allocating $300,000 of their share of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to the University of North Carolina in a continuation of ... Keep Reading
Offshore Energy Will Create Jobs in N.C.
According to two recent studies, both forms of offshore energy have the potential to create or sustain thousands of jobs in North Carolina as well as produce an economic benefit ... Keep Reading