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The North Carolina Utilities Commission requested a major study of the potential benefits of developing renewable energy resources and the possible costs to consumers. Boston-based La Capra Associates, a consulting firm which has advised other states on energy alternatives, conducted the study. The study identified the following renewable resources available in North Carolina: biomass, wind, wood waste, agriculture crop waste, hydropower, and landfill gas. While the list is broad, practical application of these resources in the state is limited.
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Created in 1994 by North Carolina's Touchstone Energy cooperatives, the Bright Ideas program helps teachers who were funding classroom-based projects out of their own pockets. Lashley discusses how two education grants from Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative sparked an interest in reading at Cape Hatteras Elementary School in Dare County. The successful program received an International Reading Association (IRA) Award for Exemplary Reading Programs.
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