Many groups talk about specific parts and traits of the energy equation, and with lots of labels – clean, dirty, renewable, nuclear, natural gas, efficient, resilient among them. Natural phenomena underline the need to discuss energy – in 2020-21 for the first time there were 30 named tropical systems; the 2021 deep freeze crippled energy systems. There is a need for broader conversation about the consumer end of the supply chain.
What is the future of energy for Carolina consumers?
Are energy companies effectively planning and executing?
What should happen for continued reliable and cost-effective delivery of electricity?
Are suppliers ready for and investing in the future?
What are possible directions of delivering and using electricity?
What are the roles of renewables, storage, and base load generation?
Where can people go to ask questions and get diverse feedback?
Energy Consumers’ goal is to fill that need. These are critical questions. A lot of viewpoints. An evolution of ideas. Questions that need to be discussed.