January 27 -- In Raleigh recently, North Carolinians got glimpses into two futures for our state.
One, depicted by Gov. McCrory, is a state where offshore drilling rigs dot our coastline and fracking rigs pock our lands... The other glimpse into our potential future was depicted by President Obama. At a company that makes energy-efficient industrial drives that save money and electricity, President Obama expounded on a future where clean energy and innovation drives our economic growth. He announced a next-generation electronics manufacturing institute at N.C. State that will train the entrepreneurs and energy innovators of tomorrow. Fittingly, the president’s visit to Raleigh came just as North Carolina was ranked No. 2 in the country for solar installations. >>View Article