Even more alarming, the South power region will see the biggest increases in electricity costs by far. From 2014-2030, consumers in the South would be hit with an annual average increase of $6.6 billion and in total a $111 billion increase in energy costs. Read the Executive Summary here.
The North Carolina Chamber is part of a national coalition, the Partnership for a Better Energy Future, that is made up of stakeholders representing nearly every segment of the U.S. economy, unifying in our support for responsible, smart energy regulations. The Partnership aims to educate and mobilize the broader business community and elected and public officials to address widespread concerns with forthcoming greenhouse gas rules. This collection of diverse perspectives is united under a common interest in ensuring the Administration’s greenhouse gas (GHG) regulatory actions do not harm American jobs and the economy. The North Carolina Chamber will continue to inform you about this and other environmental issues important to jobs and the economy.
Vice President, Government Affairs
North Carolina Chamber