Monday, February 18, 2013

North Carolina Clean Energy’s Positive Impacts

New Report Shows Clean Energy’s Positive Impact on North Carolina’s Economy and Utility Rates
Since 2007, clean energy investments have created thousands of jobs.

Raleigh– February 18, 2013 - Today, two leading national research institutes, RTI International and La Capra Associates, Inc., released a new study, The Economic, Utility Portfolio, and Rate Impact of Clean Energy Development in North Carolina, which is an economic analysis focused on the impacts of clean energy policy in the state.

The North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) commissioned the two research groups to conduct an independent and objective analysis focused on key policy drivers and the economic and fiscal impacts of clean energy development, and the ratepayer impacts associated with this development. The study found that the key policy drivers of clean energy development in North Carolina include the Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS), renewable energy investment tax credit, and Utility Savings Initiative.

The study’s key findings include:

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