Energy Matters

PEC works toward energy solutions that emphasize efficiency first, use appropriate technologies for the 21st century and respect the scenic and historic character of the Piedmont. 

Federal Court Strikes Down Transmission Line Corridors

In 2007, the U.S. Department of Energy designated two National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors (NIETCs), where energy companies were granted unprecedented access to federal eminent domain authority for the fast track siting of transmission lines. These "corridors" spanned 100 million ...
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