North Carolina

Elizabeth City, North Carolina, will host a 204-megawatt wind energy facility—the first in a region known for steady coastal breezes. The project is a collaboration of European-based Iberdrola Renewables, LLC, and Seattle-based Amazon.
Jul 20, 2015   WRAL
Chatham County, North Carolina agreed to not oppose a planned coal ash landfill in exchange for $19 Million from Duke Energy, which would help fund environmental monitoring and disaster insurance.
Jun 20, 2015   The Raleigh News & Observer
This week residents in the North Carolina Triangle (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) will provide input on key segments of a future regional light rail system. The project has been analyzed for 15 years, yet the question of whether to build it remains.
Nov 22, 2014   The Durham News
Blog Post
Considering all of the talk about urbanism flying around these days, you might expect to hear some of it directed at cities in the Southeast U.S. Blog Post
Mar 14, 2014   By Mark Hough
As high-speed connections to the Internet become increasingly crucial to the global competition to attract and cultivate the high-paying jobs of the digital economy, Christopher Mitchell explores the impediments preventing many communities from building the broadband infrastructure to sup Exclusive
Apr 30, 2012  By Christopher Mitchell
A passing of a a half-cent sales tax increase dedicated to transit in Durham County shows that voters are willing to invest for new public transportation options. This is the first step towards upgrading North Carolina's mass transit system.
Nov 9, 2011   the transport politic
<p>A key idea of western North Carolina's Mountain Landscapes Initiative is to create a map of land already in conservation, layered with land that <em>should</em> be preserved, so that developers, builders, and residents together can plan responsibly.</p>
Jul 24, 2008   New Urban News