Key Facts 

  • The top priority for electricity policy in North Carolina is keeping consumers’ costs as low as possible.
  • Thanks to technological advances in natural gas exploration, falling prices for natural gas have caused actual reductions in consumer electricity rates.
  • Gas-fired power plants are far more efficient and far less expensive than solar and wind plants.
  • Gas-fired electricity production is responsible for actual lowering of CO2, SO2, and NOx emissions.


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