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Pensions & Investments
Best places to work: Babson Capital Management
After first buying corporate art to decorate the offices Babson Capital moved into in Charlotte, N.C., in 2005, a decision was made last summer to change out the art for something that gave the office more of a sense of place and a connection to community.
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Jacksonville Daily News
Solar panels to be installed at landfill
The Onslow County landfill soon will be home to 6,000 solar panels that will produce 1.0 megawatts of power, which is enough electricity to power 2,400 homes, according to information presented to the Onslow County Board of Commissioners.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Duke Energy wants uptown energy-saving pilot extended
If Smart Energy Now proves effective at cutting power use in uptown Charlotte, Duke intends to make a commercial program that it will offer to cut usage in the urban core of other Carolinas' cities.
Duke Energy nuclear executive to participate in panel discussion at New York energy symposium Dec. 11
A replay of the webcast also will be available on the website. in total assets. Its regulated utility operations serve approximately 7.2 million electric customers located in six states in the Southeast and Midwest.
Obama administration to extend authorizations for eagle deaths
The Obama administration will allow companies to seek authorization to kill and harm bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty in an effort to balance some of the environmental trade-offs of green energy.
Regulation remake for Duke Energy
Duke Energy Corp. may seek bids next year for another gas project, this one a 750-megawatt plant in South Carolina.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Retirement Q&A: Utility funds useful for income?
This Nov. 13, 2013 file photo shows the Ameren Corp. power plant outside of the southern Illinois town of Newton.
The Charlotte Observer
McCrory pushing for approval to drill offshore
N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory has begun working with a coalition of governors from coastal states to press the Obama Administration to allow exploration of offshore energy resources, particularly oil and natural gas.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Calculate the cost of your holiday lights
Tom Kennard, president of United Performance Metals, celebrates 20 years with the company.
Duke Energy renames its Cliffside complex for Jim Rogers
Duke Energy Corp. has renamed its Cliffside Steam Station the James E. Rogers Energy Complex, honoring the company's outgoing chairman and former CEO, who championed the 825-megawatt expansion of the plant.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Obama administration finally holds a wind company accountable for eagle deaths
Throughout its tenure, the Obama administration has demonstrated a particular penchant for employing their "prosecutorial discretion" to aggressively prosecute oil-and-gas companies for infractions against any and all wildlife-related federal laws while simultaneously leaving their politically preferred wind companies completely unscathed by the ... (more)
Fine of $1 million for wind farm bird kills
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Fri Nov 29, 2013
Green Energy Company Faces $1 Million Fine
Two wind farms in Wyoming, both operated by Duke Energy Corp., are currently under fire regarding the deaths of more than 150 birds between 2009 and 2013.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade floats today
If your Charlotte preschoolers are getting restless awaiting time to eat the big meal on Thanksgiving , take them to the Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade at 9:30 in Charlotte this morning.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Greiff: Clean Wind Farms Catch Up to Dirty Big Oil
One energy company has an ugly accident and lots of birds are killed. It pays a huge fine and gets slammed in the news media.
A.M. Best Upgrades Ratings of Bison Insurance Company Limited
A.M. Best Co. has upgraded the financial strength rating to A from A- and the issuer credit rating to "a" from "a-" of Bison Insurance Company Limited .
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Use the talons: Justice must crack down on eagle deaths
The Obama administration has long supported renewable energy sources such as wind power that do not create the pollution associated with climate change.
Downed power lines close Park Road
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are on the scene of downed power lines on Park Road.
SPLV, UCD: Big ETF Outflows
Within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest week-over-week outflow was seen in the S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio , where 5.1 million units were destroyed, or a 4.1% decrease.