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16 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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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Related Topix: Energy

WCNC-TV Charlotte

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.

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Related Topix: Energy

Salon

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.

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Related Topix: Energy

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Q-Notes

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.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Energy, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Energy

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WSOCTV

Car hits power pole, shuts down Queens Road

Queens Road is shut down in both directions at the intersection of Providence Road after a vehicle struck a utility pole, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

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Related Topix: Energy

The Charlotte Observer

Duke Energy Carolinas slips in customer survey

Duke Energy Carolinas, which serves the Charlotte region, slipped in this year's J.D. Power and Associates customer-satisfaction survey of electric utility residential customers.

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Related Topix: Energy, Progress Energy, Oil & Gas

The Washington Post

EPA: Duke done dredging coal ash from NC river

Federal environmental officials say Duke Energy has completed removal of large pockets of coal ash from the Dan River following a massive spill at a North Carolina power plant.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Energy, US Politics, US News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Business Journal

Duke Energy scores poorly in J.D. Power customer ranking

Duke Energy does not appear to be doing a good job of satisfying its customers in the Southeast, according to the latest J.D. Power survey.

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Related Topix: Energy, North Carolina

WBTV

Vehicle crash, downed power lines closes E. WT Harris Boulevard

A vehicle crash has shut down E. WT Harris Boulevard in both directions Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Energy

The Charlotte Observer

Solar farms embark on a delicate dance with Duke

A worker walks near a set of solar panels at an O2 Energies solar farm near Biscoe in Montgomery County.

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Related Topix: Biscoe, NC, Montgomery County, NC, North Carolina, Cornelius, NC, Energy, Alternative Energy

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Business Journal

Duke Energy Foundation makes grant to Rowan-Cabarrus

The Duke Energy Foundation has given Rowan-Cabarrus Community College a $247,453 grant to pay for equipment to train welders using "virtual-reality."

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Related Topix: Energy

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WSOCTV

Senate nixes House coal ash bill, negotiating next

Legislation designed to clean up coal ash ponds at Duke Energy power plants in North Carolina is now heading to final negotiations after the Senate rejected the House version of the bill.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Energy, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Medicaid, Health

WRAL.com

Duke Energy Progress acknowledges 'payment posting delay fiasco'

It wasn't the customer's fault, yet it triggered late fees. WRAL's 5 On Your Side received complaints on the issue after a story a few months ago about Duke Energy Progress suddenly charging higher deposits based on late payments .

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Related Topix: Energy, North Carolina

Business Journal

N.C. customer advocate calls for no change in solar rules

The N.C. Utilities Commission is expected to rule on policies promoting solar power contracts with utilities late this year.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Raleigh, NC

AmericanBankingNews.com

Duke Energy Corp Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

Duke Energy Corp has earned an average recommendation of "Hold" from the fifteen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, AmericanBankingNews.com reports .

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Related Topix: Energy, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Duke Energy Retains Importance For Investors' Income Portfolios

The utility sector has outperformed the broader market in the first half of 2014.

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Related Topix: Energy, Financial Markets

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Brunswick Nuclear Plant to Test Sirens July 16

Tests of the public alert and notification sirens located within 10 miles of the Brunswick Nuclear Plant will be conducted Wednesday, July 16 starting at 10 a.m. The tests are part of Duke Energy Progress' comprehensive emergency planning program performed in cooperation with the State of North Carolina and Brunswick and New Hanover counties.

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Related Topix: Brunswick, NC, Energy, Brunswick County, NC, New Hanover County, NC

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