Environment
9:00 am
Thu April 22, 2010

NC Voices: Tomorrow's Energy -- Wind Power

App State Profesor Dennis Scanlin
Credit Dennis Scanlin
There is only one utility-grade wind turbine in all of North Carolina. Jessica Jones reports.

North Carolina could get most of the energy it needs as a state from renewable sources including solar and wind. That's according to a report published earlier this year by the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research. But when it comes to producing wind energy that goes back into the grid, North Carolina is behind other states. In fact, there is only one utility-grade wind turbine in all of North Carolina. Jessica Jones reports for our series, North Carolina Voices:  Tomorrow's Energy.