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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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Coastal Wind- Energy For North Carolina's Future- A Study of the Feasibility of Wind Turbines in the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds and in Ocean Waters Off the North Carolina Coast North Carolina Legislature Jan 19 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)-North Carolina Joint Task Force Meeting Attendance List US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jan 19 2011
Overview of Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Regulatory Framework, Leasing Process, and Environmental Compliance Process US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jan 19 2011
Call for Information (CFI) Renewable Energy Leasing US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jan 19 2011
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)- North Carolina Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting- Renewable Energy Uses of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Jan 19 2011
Department of Defense (DOD) Role and Methodology in Responding to Call fo Information Study Area in the North Carolina Coastal Operating Areas (OPAREAs) US Department of Defense (DOD) Jan 19 2011
Report on the North Carolina Transmission Planning Collaborative (NCTPC) 2010-2020 Transmission Plan North Carolina Transmission Planning Collaborative (NCTPC) Jan 18 2011
Governors' South Atlantic Alliance (GSAA) Action Plan Governors' South Atlantic Alliance (GSAA) Dec 17 2010
Overview of Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Environmental Review Process US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 26 2010
Renewable Energy Overview US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 26 2010
Offshore Renewable Energy Regulatory Process US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Aug 26 2010
Request for Renewable Energy Alternate Use Lease on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) near North Carolina Apex Wind Energy (Outer Banks Offshore Energy) Jul 14 2010
Executive Order No. 96- Offshore Wind Economic Development Task Force Governor Beverly Perdue Jun 30 2010
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
Quantitative Assessment of Ocean-Based Renewable Energy Zones in North Carolina North Carolina State Energy Office (NCSEO); Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA); Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE); US Department of Energy (DOE) May 21 2010
Final Report to the General Assembly and the Environmental Review Commission North Carolina Legislature May 20 2010
Executive Order No. 23- Governor's Scientific Advisory Panel on Offshore Energy Governor Beverly Perdue Sep 18 2009
Climate Change Committee Report University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), Institute for the Environment (IE) Aug 26 2009
Coastal Demonstration Wind Turbines [S. 202, section 9.14 (a-e) Ratified] North Carolina Legislature Jun 30 2009
Coastal Wind- Energy For North Carolina's Future- A Study of the Feasibility of Wind Turbines in the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds and in Ocean Waters Off the North Carolina Coast North Carolina Legislature Jun 18 2009
Developing a Management Strategy for North Carolina's Coastal Ocean North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) Jun 15 2009
Governors' South Atlantic Alliance (GSAA) Partnership Agreement Governors Bev Perdue (NC); Mark Sanford (SC); Sonny Perdue (GA); Charlie Crist (FL) Jun 5 2009
Offshore Wind in North Carolina North Carolina State Energy Office (NCSEO) Apr 27 2009
Recommended Mitigation Options for Controlling Greenhouse Gas Emissions North Carolina Legislature Oct 3 2008
Offshore Wind Energy Development in North Carolina: Discussion of the Legal Framework North Carolina Coastal Resources Law, Planning and Policy Center Jun 30 2008
Rulemaking Proceeding to Implement Session Law 2007-397- Order Amending Final Rules [Docket No. E-100, Sub 113] North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) Mar 13 2008
Rulemaking Proceeding to Implement Session Law 2007-397- Order Adopting Final Rules [Docket No. E-100, Sub 113] North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) Feb 29 2008
Senate Bill 3 (Session Law 2007-397)- Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS) North Carolina Legislature Aug 20 2007
Analysis of a Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) for the State of North Carolina North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) Dec 7 2006
Benefiting North Carolina Communities with Offshore Wind Farms Renewable Energy Policy Project (REPP) Dec 15 2003

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