• Big Business Still Getting Big Payouts From Renewable Tax Credits

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, the state’s largest insurance company, in 2015 received state tax credits for investments in renewable energy projects worth more than $40 million, and Duke Energy, the nation’s largest electric utility, used the 35 percent renewable credit for a tax break worth nearly…

  • Lawmakers Warn of Solar Farm Cleanup Costs

    RALEIGH — There is a disposal fee embedded in the pricing of consumer electronics for televisions, computers, and other electronic devices, he said. But solar investors, who enjoy a lucrative 35 percent tax credit for spending on their projects, have downplayed the role of decommissioning and cleanup in their advocacy.