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for Carolina Country Vol. 33 Issue 7, July 2001
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The North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation, along with Duke Power, North Carolina’s municipal electric utilities, and others, are members of the Southeastern Electric Reliability Council, a regional group established to ensure a reliable and adequate bulk power supply. This article describes how electricity is transmitted throughout the region, and discusses deregulation and other potential changes which may impact North Carolina’s utility industry.
North Carolina is known as the “Good Roads State” because it contains more scenic or otherwise interesting drives than any state in the nation. The North Carolina Department of Transportation recently published a set of designated scenic byways, complete with directions on how to tour them. Among citizens’ favorite drives are trips through Mount Mitchell, Wake Forest, Cape Hatteras, and the Neuse River Ferry to Morehead City.