Energy

  • Drilling Opponents Look West For Support

    Elected officials on the N.C. coast are turning toward the state’s interior and shifting attitudes there as signs of increasing support in the ongoing fight against offshore drilling.

  • Drilling Opponents Set to Join Hands

    Opponents of offshore drilling and seismic testing plan to participate Saturday in Hands Across the Sand events all along the N.C. coast to spotlight their numbers.

  • Regan, Mayors Tout Unity Against Drilling

    Area mayors and the state’s environmental secretary during a gathering Wednesday in Manteo emphasized the power of united opposition to protect the N.C. coast from offshore drilling’s risks.

  • Groups Move to Block Start of Seismic Tests

    Conservation groups including the North Carolina Coastal Federation have filed in federal court a motion to block seismic surveys from beginning until a separate lawsuit is resolved.

  • NC’s New Stance On Climate Change, Energy

    The governor’s remarks last week on climate change and energy policy signaled a stark departure from the state’s past direction, but despite continued challenges in the legislature, attitudes may already be changing.

  • New Dawn, New Rules for Solar in Currituck

    Work is set to begin this winter on Currituck County’s third solar farm, as county officials prepare to consider in the weeks ahead new zoning rules for solar energy projects.

  • Currituck County OKs Grandy Solar Farm

    Currituck County commissioners voted Monday, following court-ordered instructions, to approve a permit for Ecoplexus Inc. to turn the site of the old Goose Creek Golf Course into a solar farm.