Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Carolina Country Vol. 38 Issue 5, May 2006
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Two of the state's Touchstone Energy cooperatives received recognition for the care they take in the management of trees and other vegetation affecting power lines and poles. Union Power Cooperative is the first North Carolina utility to be named a Tree Line USA Utility. This award is sponsored by the National Arbor Day Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters. The Dow AgroSciences industry magazine, Right-of-Way Vistas, recognized Pee Dee Electric for its right-of-way vegetation management program. The cooperatives serve a region between Charlotte and Lumberton.
North Carolina Solar Center, located at North Carolina State University, maintains a database of solar energy information and is one of the country's leading institutions for solar and other renewable energy.
North Carolina is a state where severe weather occurs at any time--floods, strong thunderstorms, tornadoes, and powerful hurricanes. This article lists ways to prepare family members and property for severe weather.
Huso discusses the use of passive solar energy in existing and newly-built houses.