A California natural-gas producer is offering energy to commercial customers using the same leasing model solar producers have used. Allowing other enterprising producers of energy to offer competitive options for consumers would expand choice, competition, and innovative thinking here.
Conventional thinking about technological innovation in energy production seems to focus only on renewable technology, as if traditional sources of energy are incapable of technological change. But that simply isn't true.
On January 4 the Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources issued a letter of disapproval for the erosion and sediment control plan for the northern portion of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline route. As per his usual, Gov. Cooper said nothing.
EPA's move to repeal the CPP would avert staggering costs on the economy, on business and industry, and on poor ratepayers. Meanwhile, all century long energy-based emissions have been falling in the U.S. and North Carolina.