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11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Duke Energy spokesman gets national PR recognition

Duke Energy spokesman Greg Efthimiou has been elected to PRWeek 's "40 Under 40" for 2014 based largely on his work in employee communications after the tempestuous conclusion to the Charlotte-based utility's $13.6 purchase of Progress Energy Inc. The merger had worked its way tortuously through regulatory approvals for 18 months.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Energy, Progress Energy, Oil & Gas

Yesterday | The Charlotte Observer

In late night drama, a compromise on coal ash bill fails

RALEIGH A measure to impose tougher regulations on coal ash disposal, one of the top Republican legislative priorities this session, hit a wall in the early morning hours Friday when House and Senate leaders couldn't agree on a compromise bill.

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Related Topix: US News, Environment, Science, Energy

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Business Journal

Borrowing costs up as spending for Duke Energy nuke plant reaches $403.4M

Duke Energy's spending on planning for the proposed Lee Nuclear plant in Gaffney, S.C., has slowed considerably.

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Related Topix: Energy, Gaffney, SC

MarketNewsVideo

SPLV, FMF: Big ETF Inflows

Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio , which added 8,600,000 units, or a 7% increase week over week.

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Related Topix: Energy, Video, Business News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Cary News

Progress deal would lower power bills in Eastern NC towns

Several Triangle area municipalities are among the 32 towns that make up the N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency.

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Related Topix: Energy, North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, Wake County, NC, Wake Forest, NC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lake Wylie Pilot

Plan to extend life of river seeks city support

The Catawba-Wateree Water Management Group earlier this year released proposals members say will extend the life of the Catawba River through 2100.

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Related Topix: Energy, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Flood, York County, SC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Journal

Poll: Reaction to Duke Energy ash spill hurts Tillis politically

Will voter reaction against the state's response to Duke Energry's massive Dan River spill work against House Speaker Tom Tillis in his U.S. Senate race? A new poll commissioned by an environmental group says state voters largely pan the N.C. House bill on coal-ash regulation and that dissatisfaction appears to be hurting House Speaker Thom Tillis ... (more)

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Related Topix: Energy, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Business Journal

Duke Energy makes $1.2B deal for municipal shares in power plants

The assets Duke Energy has agreed to purchase include a 16.2 percent share of the Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant near Raleigh, pictured here.

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Related Topix: Energy, North Carolina

TheStreet.com

Why Duke Energy (DUK) Stock Is Up Today

The company will pay $1.2 billion for the generating assets. The power agency serves about 270,000 customers and owns partial interests in several Duke Energy plants throughout North Carolina which represent about 700 MW of its generating capacity.

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Related Topix: Energy, TheStreet

Wall Street Journal

Duke Energy to Buy Some Generating Assets for $1.2 Billion

Duke Energy Corp. agreed to a $1.2 billion deal for certain generating assets from the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency.

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Related Topix: Energy

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

Wind energy companies seek balance between production, protection

On windy winter days, Duke Energy senior scientist Greg Aldrich likes to head to the sage-covered hills north of Glenrock to watch golden eagles ride the thermal air currents radiating off the sun-drenched earth.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Glenrock, WY, Converse County, WY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Institute for Southern Studies

Institute Index: Letting Duke Energy off the hook for its coal ash mess

Activists with Greenpeace North Carolina and Charlotte Environmental Action attempted to deliver a fake check for $10 billion from Duke Energy to the U.S. Senate campaign office of state House Speaker Thom Tillis last week to draw attention to his role in weakening coal ash cleanup legislation.

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Related Topix: Energy, North Carolina

Business Journal

Duke Energy ranks low for renewables, efficiency in national study

Duke Energy is fifth among the nation's 32 largest investor-owned utilities for power produced by renewable energy, according to a new study published by the sustainable investing advocate organization Ceres.

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Related Topix: Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Wed Jul 23, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Duke Energy: This Dividend Stock Is a Solid Investment

Duke Energy is known for its solid dividend yield of 4.30%, and the stock's performance so far this year has been strong as well.

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Related Topix: Energy

MarketNewsVideo

SPLV, NORW: Big ETF Inflows

Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio , which added 6,250,000 units, or a 5.3% increase week over week.

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Related Topix: Energy, Video, Business News

Business Journal

Duke Energy creates app for investors

Duke Energy Corp. has released an investor app for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices.

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Related Topix: Energy, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone

Indianapolis Business News

Job fairs help Duke Energy fill its talent pool

With an aging workforce, Duke Energy Corp. finds itself in a precarious position.

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Related Topix: Energy, Indiana, Indianapolis, IN, Terre Haute, IN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WLOS

Health agency says it's OK to use Dan River

North Carolina's public health agency is recommending lifting a recreational water advisory for a river that was polluted by a massive coal ash spill in February.

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Related Topix: Energy, Asheville, NC

WLOS

Charlotte, Duke, consider airport coal ash plan

Charlotte officials and Duke Energy are still considering Charlotte Douglas International Airport as a site for millions of tons of coal ash now at Mountain Island Lake.

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Related Topix: Energy, Life, Food, Food Festival, Maggie Valley, NC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Creative Loafing

Regarding coal ash transfer to airport, city issues Duke Energy an unexpected counter proposal

City staff charged with reviewing a proposal to move coal ash from basins around Charlotte to the airport said Monday that they've issued a counter proposal to Duke Energy.

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