27 Oct '13, 5pm

Asheville, NC Votes to Shut Down Coal Plant (w/ video)

Asheville, NC Votes to Shut Down Coal Plant (w/ video)

One of the loudest (and most ridiculous) comments you often hear from anti-EV types is that electric cars are just as bad as gas-fueled cars because most electricity comes from dirty sources. Last week, the city of Asheville, NC took a huge step into the twenty-first century by unanimously voting to shift the city’s electrical power supply from Duke Energy and its coal-fired plant on the French Broad River. The resolution calls for Duke Energy to shift away from coal and towards cleaner, more renewable fuels like the ethanol garbage facility in Florida and wind turbines like those used in

Full article: http://gas2.org/2013/10/27/asheville-nc-votes-to-move-bey...

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gas2.org 27 Oct '13, 9pm

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gas2.org 26 Oct '13, 3pm

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gas2.org 26 Oct '13, 5pm

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gas2.org 26 Oct '13, 9pm

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cleantechnica.com 27 Oct '13, 1pm

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gas2.org 25 Oct '13, 7pm

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gas2.org 02 Nov '13, 4pm

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foe.co.uk 25 Oct '13, 12pm

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gas2.org 03 Nov '13, 10pm

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gas2.org 03 Nov '13, 3pm

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gas2.org 02 Nov '13, 6pm

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gas2.org 03 Nov '13, 7pm

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gas2.org 20 Oct '13, 7pm

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gas2.org 02 Nov '13, 5pm

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gas2.org 20 Oct '13, 3pm

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