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North Carolina's eastern Piedmont region boasts a wide range of educational and recreational attractions, including award-winning museums, outstanding golfing areas, renowned gardens, and bicycling trails. Among the regions varied offering are an unusual winery, The Winery at Iron Gate Farm in Alamance County; a fast track for drag racing fans at the Rockingham Dragway in Richmond County; a tucked-away plantation house, the House in Horseshoe Bend; and a big lake, the Kerr Lake Recreation area in Vance County.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 38 Issue 4, Apr 2006, p64-68, il, map Periodical Website
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30981
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Since the 1970s, North Carolina’s electric cooperatives have been engaged in promoting renewable energy resources such as wind, solar, hydropower, and biomass. Consumers in the state currently benefit from over two percent of their power from hydro resources, as well as small self-contained solar and wind projects. Challenges to renewable energy include transmission, intermittency and the need for advancements in storage technology, as well as high construction costs and delays.
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31063
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Five counties in North Carolina still have less than fifty-percent access to high-speed Internet service, and twenty-one other counties have less than seventy-percent access. With support from the state’s Touchstone Energy cooperatives, the e-NC Authority works to promote technology-based economic development in these areas. High-speed Internet is now available in rural counties through a service called WildBlue.
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