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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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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 40 Issue 5, May 2008, p8, il
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North Carolina’s electric cooperatives distribute electricity produced from a variety of sources including carbon-neutral nuclear generation, natural gas, diesel generation, coal, hydro and renewable resources. This diversity of energy resources helps ensure that electricity remains reliable and as affordable as possible. New state legislation mandates that three percent of electric cooperatives’ energy be met through renewable energy products.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 40 Issue 5, May 2008, p7, il
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North Carolina is looking for renewable energy sources and alternatives to help improve energy efficiency and reduce demand. However, there are significant obstacles to acquire these resources and the costs are expensive. This article discusses current energy sources in North Carolina, environmental conditions, and some of the challenges in energy conservation.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 40 Issue 5, May 2008, p5, por
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”ArtDuckO: Waterfowl Culture in North Carolina” is a new exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. The exhibit brings together waterfowl culture and history, from decoy carving and fashion to market hunting and conservation efforts. Re-created environmental settings, hands-on activities, hunting games, and artifacts immerse visitors into a world of waterfowl.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 40 Issue 5, May 2008, p21, il
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