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.
Energy Company to Pay $1 Million in Wind Turbine Eagle Deaths
In the first case of its kind, the Los Angeles Times reports that Duke Energy Renewables -- a subsidiary of the Fortune 250 Duke Energy Corp. -- has admitted to violating the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act in connection with the deaths of more than 160 birds.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Duke Energy: Income-Seeking Investors Take Note Of This Stock
Regulated utilities are low risk businesses that offer stable income and high dividend yields, which is why they have remained popular among income-seeking investors.
Electric Energy Online
Duke Energy to build three solar projects in Eastern North Carolina
Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, has begun construction of three utility-scale solar power projects totaling 30 megawatts AC in Eastern North Carolina.
Here's Why I'm Staying Bullish On Duke Energy And Its 4.39% Yield
As an income-driven investor always in search of a sustainable mid-to-higher yielding energy play, I've decided to shift my focus to the diversified utilities sector and highlight several of the reasons why I'm staying fairly bullish on shares of Duke Energy .
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Wind Energy Company Pleads Guilty to Eagle Deaths
A golden eagle is seen flying over a wind turbine on Duke energy's top of the world wind farm in Converse County Wyo.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Guilty plea in bird deaths at wind farms a first
In this April 18, 2013, file photo, a golden eagle is seen flying over a wind turbine on Duke energy's top of the world wind farm in Converse County Wyo.