10 hrs ago
Duke Energy Must Immediately Stop Polluting Groundwater In North Carolina, Judge Rules
A North Carolina county judge ruled Thursday that Duke Energy must immediately act to stop groundwater contamination coming from its 14 coal-fired power plants in the state.
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10 hrs ago
Duke ordered to stop groundwater pollution at North Carolina coal plants
A North Carolina judge ruled on Thursday that Duke Energy Corp must immediately stop the sources of groundwater pollution at its 14 coal-fired power plants in the state.
11 hrs ago
Electric Energy Online
Duke Energy Renewables acquires two solar projects from Infigen...
Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, announced its acquisition of two 20-megawatt AC California solar projects from renewable energy developer Infigen Energy.
12 hrs ago
Bitter Charlotte winter has heating bills skyrocketing
Winter isn't over yet, but Duke Energy said it has already broken all-time records for winter energy use.
14 hrs ago
Duke Energy Investors Remain Energized
The costs incurred due to the cleanup effort have not been detailed by the company.
17 hrs ago
The Miami Herald
Coal ash poses a risk to Charlotte region's water supply
A pair of 80-foot-high earthen dams, one of them built in the Eisenhower era, stand between Charlotte's water supply and more than 5 billion pounds of coal ash.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Duke Energy Refrigeratior Recycling Incentive Increased To $50
Duke Energy customers who recycle outdated refrigerators or freezers will now receive a $50 incentive through the Duke Energy appliance recycling program.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Opponents to appeal court ruling approving Duke, Progress deal
Duke welcomed the court's ruling, saying in a statement that "the merger has yielded significant savings to customers since it closed in July 2012."
Utility Company Dividend Analysis
This article will be the 2nd of a 6 part dividend analysis aimed at identifying the top dividend stock in each of the following sectors: Investing in utility companies is about as exciting as watching paint dry, but these stocks have become an integral part in many dividend income portfolios.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
News9 Oklahoma City
NC cites 5 Duke Energy plants for lacking permits
The author of a controversial study of adult children often cited by opponents of gay marriage defended his work in court on Monday but also said it was too early for social scientists to make far-reaching... The author of a controversial study of adult children often cited by opponents of gay marriage defended his work in court on Monday but also ... (more)
Charlotte's water supply is three miles from coal ash ponds
Yesterday's Charlotte Observer. led with an absolutely frightening story--frightening enough to merit a repost from yesterday.
NC shines in strong month for renewable energy
Using figures compiled by the U.S. Energy Information Administration , Greentech notes that 325 megawatts of power came on line during January.
NC Cites 5 Duke Energy Plants for Lacking Permits
North Carolina regulators have cited five more Duke Energy power plants for lacking required storm water permits after a massive spill at one of the company's coal ash dumps coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.
Electric Energy Online
Duke Energy Foundation gives $75K for teacher grants in North Carolina
Duke Energy Foundation announced a $75,000 matching gift to DonorsChoose.org to assist teachers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math .
McCrory to newspaper: Years at Duke Energy won't affect state's approach to spill
N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory says the Dan River coal ash spill represents a "serious, serious breakdown" at Duke Energy that must be addressed.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
NC regulators expect to fine Duke Energy for coal ash spill
But the move by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources comes amid criticism that agency officials knew there were problems at the site and didn't do anything to stop them, which led to the Feb. 2 spill.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Indiana Law Blog
Environment - 'Coal Ash Spill Shows How a State Watchdog Was Defanged'
Last June, state employees in charge of stopping water pollution were given updated marching orders on behalf of North Carolina's new Republican governor and conservative lawmakers.
Corporate Counsel Awards 2014: Greer Mendelow, Duke Energy Corp.
As a third-generation Houstonian with ties that reach deep to cowboy boots, rodeos and the infamous energy company Enron, Greer Mendelow is making a Texas-sized impact at Duke Energy .
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Former NC Utilities Commissioner Kerr hired as general counsel of Southern Co.
Former N.C. Utilities Commissioner James Kerr II, who has spent the past six years representing Duke Energy Progress and other utilities in private law practice, will become general counsel and executive vice president of Southern Co., one of the nation's largest electric utilities.
McCrory needs to make a full response to coal ash questions
Three weeks after millions of gallons of wastewater and up to 39,000 tons of coal ash laced with toxic metals spilled into the Dan River from a Duke Energy storage facility, Gov. Pat McCrory – a Duke Energy employee for 29 years – sent a letter to his hometown paper, The Charlotte Observer, “to set the record straight.” ... (more)