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Over the years, nuclear power plants have been providing a large share of North Carolina’s electricity. As climate change continues to spur both political and public debate, North Carolina’s electric cooperatives are supporting the research of new technologies and renewable energy resources in an effort to ensure affordable power while balancing environmental concerns. This article discusses nuclear power generation and its role in the future.
The largest solar power plant on a building in the Southeast is up and running in Benson, North Carolina. The solar electricity system was designed and installed by Hamlin Energy Solutions. Hamlin produces thirty percent of its own plant’s energy requirements with the rooftop solar system, resulting in a carbon-free method of generating electric power.