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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.
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.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
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.
Duke Energy creates app for investors
Duke Energy Corp. has released an investor app for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
Charlotte gives Duke - counterproposal' on coal ash at airport
Charlotte City staff have given Duke Energy a "counter proposal" for using coal ash from the Riverbend Steam Station as fill dirt at the Charlotte Douglas Airport, but they won't release details while Duke mulls over the deal.
Duke Energy completes river cleanup, leaving behind 36,000 tons of coal ash
Five months after it dumped up to 39,000 tons of toxic coal ash into North Carolina's Dan River, Duke Energy's all done cleaning it up.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Charlotte: Theatre company stages comedies
From July 25-Aug. 2, "Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight" will be held at Duke Energy Theatre at Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. The limited engagement play by Peter Ackerman, is chocked full of "naughtiness" by three couples searching for love through a sexual romp.
Technology to transform power industry
As technology becomes increasingly important to the electric grid, utilities will see the useful life of some new equipment to shrink to as few as 10 years from the current 30 to 40 years.