Via Plott Hound
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Asheville has joined Los Angeles and Chicago in approving a resolution to phase out the use of fossil fuels to create electricity and replace them with clean energy. The unanimous vote by the City Council targeting Duke Energy’s coal-fired power plant makes Asheville the first southern city to pass such a resolution, according to Kelly Martin, a senior campaign representative with the Sierra Club. – See more at: http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2013-10-24/environment/nc-city-council-votes-to-phase-out-coal-fired-power-plant/a35208-1#sthash.PMIw5CDK.dpuf
ASHEVILLE – Duke Energy will build three city substations in coming years to meet a higher demand for electricity downtown and nearby.