Bill Summary for S 702 (2021-2022)

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Apr 8 2021

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Senate Bill 702 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 7, 2021
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A STATE GOAL OF ONE HUNDRED PERCENT CLEAN ENERGY BY 2050 AND TO PROMOTE THE CREATION OF GREEN JOBS.
Intro. by Nickel, Garrett.

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Amends GS Chapter 62, Article 7 (rates of public utilities) to add new section GS 62-133.10A establishing a state goal that 100% of North Carolina's electricity be generated by renewable energy resources by December 31, 2050.  Requires the State Energy Office, in consultation with the North Carolina Utilities Commission and the Public Staff, to develop a plan to achieve that goal, and to submit its plan to the 2022 Regular Session of the 2021 General Assembly upon its convening. 

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