Atlantic Coast Pipeline Will Help N.C. Meet Its Energy Needs

Consumer Energy Alliance’s Brydon Ross talked about the importance of pipeline construction to help keep energy prices affordable and encourage job growth in North Carolina.

It’s an exciting time for American energy. We are amid a revolution that is bringing about more clean, affordable and reliable energy for families and businesses using both natural gas and renewables – and that’s a good place to be.

According to the Energy Information Administration, in 2015, North Carolina’s natural gas consumption increased 9 percent due to demand for electricity by power companies, which increased almost 23 percent. Not only is that a lot of clean fuel, but it also helps decrease our emissions. This trend isn’t just in North Carolina, it is across the country.

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