Legislative Updates 2024: Session Wrap-Up - May 16th, 2024

Revisit the conservation legislation signed, unfinished bills we hope to revisit in 2025, and what to expect in the months to come in our 2024 Legislative Session Wrap-Up from State Policy Director Megan Chase-Muller. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

Public hearings for Duke Energy Carolinas' rate increases - March 14th, 2024

This spring, the Public Service Commission wants to hear from Duke Energy Carolinas customers about planned rate hikes. Upstate residents have several opportunities to attend and speak at a public hearing where they can express their concerns with energy burdens and push for renewable energy solutions. read more

Next-Door Nature: Explore the latest issue of the Upstate Advocate - October 25th, 2023

The newest edition of our biannual print publication explores the ecosystems persisting within the urbanized landscape — our backyards, neighborhood greenspaces, and downtown parks — in addition to sharing the latest news and updates from our team. read more

By Andrea Cooper

Electric Vehicle Equity Roundtable Recap - June 21st, 2023

Together with Sustaining Way, we hosted an Electric Vehicle Equity Roundtable in May. The event was the first of its kind in the Upstate, and it brought together a diverse group of experts, community leaders, and Upstate residents to discuss Electric Vehicle (EV) adoption and equitable mobility options. read more

By Michael Coleman

Legislative Updates: 2023 Wrap-Up - June 20th, 2023

In the first part of our 2023 Legislative Session wrap-up, find out what's happened since "sine die," which two priority bills were signed by Gov. McMaster, and the status of several bills that advanced at the end of the first year of this two-year session. read more

By Megan Chase-Muller

How do I deal with electric vehicle ‘range anxiety’? - May 17th, 2023

In this edition of "Ask an Advocate," Energy Advocate Michael Coleman answers a burning question about electric vehicle charging infrastructure. read more

By Michael Coleman

25 Highlights from 25 Years - May 10th, 2023

These are just a few of the highlights that your support has made possible over the last 25 years read more

Our 25th anniversary edition of the "Upstate Advocate" is here - April 26th, 2023

We are proud to share with you the latest issue of our twice-yearly print publication, the "Upstate Advocate." This special edition celebrates Upstate Forever's 25 years of hard work, in addition to sharing the latest news and conservation successes from our team. read more

By Andrea Cooper

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