MissionThe mission of AED is to organize and advocate at the local and state level for an electric energy system in North Carolina that is just, equitable, participatory and democratically controlled. Read More
Got Denmark envy? Wait until you hear about its energy policies.
Denmark started its conversion to energy democracy about 35 years ago, and they are well on their way to achieving their goals of a fossil fuel free economy by 2050. … Read More
Richard Fireman, AED’s Public Policy Director, Intervenes in NC Utility Commission Docket on Asheville Gas Plants
Chairman Finely, Commissioners and Members of the Public Staff: I am a party to this Docket not as an expert witness, because as you know, experts are not allowed to … Read More
Energy Democracy: Inside Californians’ Game-Changing Plan for Community-Owned Power
On September 21, Pa Dwe, a 16-year-old student at Oakland’s Street Academy, spoke out against the export of coal through the Port of Oakland to City Council members: “I’m opposed … Read More