Seven rural North Carolina co-ops and utilities are receiving $235 million in loans to expand and modernize the electric grid, improve grid security, make electricity transmission more reliable and efficient, and reduce costs for consumers.
EnergyUnited said that an alarm early Tuesday alerted it to an equipment problem at the substation in Randolph County, north of Charlotte.
In an op-ed, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper highlights the importance of building up the state's sustainable electricity infrastructure.
Hoarders are reselling gas at high markups in North Carolina, but buying is dangerous and thanks to Colonial Pipeline resuming production, unnecessary.
In parts of North Carolina, up to 70% of stations are without fuel after panic-buyers swamped the pumps.
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