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North Carolina was the first Southeastern state to adopt a renewable energy portfolio standard. The current RPS requires investor-owned utilities to supply 12.5% of retail electricity sales from renewable energy and energy efficiency sources by 2021.

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Offshore Wind Jobs and Economic Development Act- S. 747 Fact Sheet North Carolina Offshore Wind Coalition Apr 28 2011
Offshore Wind Jobs and Economic Development Act [S. 747 First Edition] North Carolina Legislature Apr 20 2011
Offshore Wind in North Carolina North Carolina State Energy Office (NCSEO) Apr 27 2009
Offshore Wind Farm Approval Process, North Carolina Renewable Energy Policy Project (REPP) Jun 3 2003
Offshore Wind Energy Issues National Park Service (NPS) May 11 2011
Offshore Wind Energy Development in North Carolina: Discussion of the Legal Framework North Carolina Coastal Resources Law, Planning and Policy Center Jun 30 2008
Offshore Renewable Energy Regulatory Process US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 26 2010
Offshore North Carolina Map US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) May 11 2011
North Carolina: Offshore Wind Energy, Natural Gas & Oil Resources North Carolina Offshore Wind Coalition May 2 2011
North Carolina- Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
North Carolina's Renewable Energy Policy North Carolina Energy Policy Council Jun 28 2011
North Carolina Request for Interest (RFI)/Call for Information (CFI) Area US Coast Guard (USCG) Oct 6 2011
North Carolina Offshore Wind Energy Potential Development Areas Map North Carolina Department of Commerce May 11 2011
North Carolina Maritime Strategy Draft Final Report North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT); Governor's Logistics Task Force Feb 15 2012
Milestone Reached for Commercial Wind Energy Development Offshore North Carolina U.S. Department of the Interior Apr 26 2016
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the US Department of Interior (DOI) and Atlantic Coast States to Create an Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Consortium US Department of Interior (DOI); States of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina Jun 8 2010
Interior Department Announces 122,000 Acre Offshore North Carolina Auction Department of the Interior Jan 17 2017
Integrative Statistical Modeling and Predictive Mapping of Seabird Distribution and Abundance on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Bureau of Ocean Energy Management May 1 2013
Governors' South Atlantic Alliance (GSAA) Partnership Agreement Governors Bev Perdue (NC); Mark Sanford (SC); Sonny Perdue (GA); Charlie Crist (FL) Jun 5 2009
Governors' South Atlantic Alliance (GSAA) Action Plan Governors' South Atlantic Alliance (GSAA) Dec 17 2010
Fishing, Diving, and Ecotourism Stakeholder Uses and Habitat Information for North Carolina Wind Energy Call Areas U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Dec 11 2013
Fishing, Diving, and Ecotourism Stakeholder Uses and Habitat Information for North Carolina Wind Energy Call Areas US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Dec 11 2013
Fishing in North Carolina Coastal Waters- Ocean Energy Task Force North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (NCDMF) May 11 2011
Final Sale Notice for the Wilmington East Wind Energy Area Network Insider Mar 25 2022
Final Report to the General Assembly and the Environmental Review Commission North Carolina Legislature May 20 2010
Federal Revenue and Economic Impacts from BOEM Offshore Wind Leasing American Clean Power Dec 1 2021
Executive Order No. 96- Offshore Wind Economic Development Task Force Governor Beverly Perdue Jun 30 2010
Executive Order No. 23- Governor's Scientific Advisory Panel on Offshore Energy Governor Beverly Perdue Sep 18 2009
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind project offshore North Carolina BOEM Apr 26 2021
Developing a Management Strategy for North Carolina's Coastal Ocean North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) Jun 15 2009

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