Monica Embrey is a Climate and Energy Campaigner for Greenpeace, based in Charlotte. Since 2009 she has worked with community activists and diverse organizations across the country to retire coal-fired power plants and transform US energy policy. Monica currently leads Greenpeace’s campaign on Duke Energy, the largest utility in the country, to advance cleaner, cheaper renewable energy options in the Southeast.
Today, a group of Charlotte area activists delivered a big, fake $10 billion check to North Carolina Speaker of the House Thom Tillis’ Cornelius campaign office. The mock ...On July 17, 2014 / By Monica Embrey
Greenpeace North Carolina activists have been fighting their utility, Duke Energy to demand cleaner, cheaper energy. Despite the fact that Duke is the largest power company in the ...On December 17, 2013 / By Monica Embrey
Guest post by: Brian Johnson North Carolina is already a hotbed of solar energy. Now its largest city is poised to join the trend. Over 150 Charlotte residents ...On November 20, 2013 / By Monica Embrey
This is no April fool’s joke. Today, two of Duke Energy’s dirty, outdated coal plants – Riverbend and Buck, in North Carolina – are officially turning off. Duke ...On April 1, 2013 / By Monica Embrey