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The Charlotte Observer
Workers feel pinch as employers rein in health-insurance costs
Blue Max Materials employees Steven Helms and Lisa Rios say they saw deductibles and premiums rise before their employer stopped covering workers this summer. Both say they're getting better deals on family policies on the individual exchange.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Crews killed in 9/11 honored with stair climb in CharlotteCrews...
Mayor Clodfelter joined local firefighters, officers and other emergency personnel as they climbed the stairs at the Duke Energy building. Crews killed in 9/11 honored with stair climb in Charlotte Mayor Clodfelter joined local firefighters, officers and other emergency personnel as they climbed the stairs at the Duke Energy building.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
More opposition forms in Va. over gas pipeline to N.C.
Opposition to the proposed $5 billion natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to southeastern North Carolina appears to be hardening in some Virginia mountain communities the pipeline is slated to run through.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
XLU, UYM: Big ETF Outflows
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Luminus Management , a fund run by Jonathan Barrett and Paul Segal , recently filed its 13F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund revealed 143 positions for the second quarter of 2014.
Electric Energy Online
Duke Energy named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the ninth consecutive year
Duke Energy has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for the ninth consecutive year. "Being listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for nine straight years clearly reflects our commitment to conducting business in a sustainable way even when confronted with complex challenges," said Shawn Heath, Duke Energy's chief sustainability officer.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Why These 3 Utility Stocks Aren't Just For Retirees
Utility stocks have a reputation for little or no growth, that should be reserved only for those with current income needs. However, Southern Company, Duke Energy, and American Electric Power are generating strong earnings growth over the first half of the year.
Why A Beaten Down Duke Energy Could Be A Smart Investment
Duke Energy shares have dropped this year, but the company's results indicate that it is moving in the right direction. Duke Energy's performance has not been up to the mark in 2014.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
McCrory won't sign coal ash bill but will let it become law
Gov. Pat McCrory says if the N.C. Supreme Court will not issue an advisory opinion on the constitutionality of the Coal Ash Management Commission, he will mount a formal challenge to the coal ash law. N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory says he will let the state General Assembly's coal ash legislation become law without his signature.
Burlington Times News
2,500, including school, lose power in Graham
About 2,500 Duke Energy customers were without power early Tuesday morning after a car hit a utility pole at Harden and Oneida streets. The accident cut off power at 6:19 a.m., and power was restored by 8:30 a.m., Duke Energy spokesman Justin Landon said.
Utilities ask for new delay in standard for swine-waste energy
For the third consecutive year, North Carolina utilities say they can't meet state requirements for production of power by swine waste.
Morningstar Gives BBB+ Credit Rating to Duke Energy Corp
Duke Energy Corp has received a "BBB+" credit rating from Morningstar . The agency's "BBB+" rating suggests that the company is a moderate default risk.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
NC Supreme Court again weighs Duke Energy rates
North Carolina's highest court is examining whether state utilities regulators correctly weighed the consumer impact of two rate increases for a Duke Energy operating unit. The state Supreme Court was scheduled to hear arguments Monday in two lawsuits in which Attorney General Roy Cooper argues regulators didn't sufficiently consider the size of rate increases.
Duke Holds Considerable Promise As Its Foundations Remain Strong
The company's actions are creating value for investors and making it a simpler, lower risk and higher quality story. The U.S. electric utility sector has outperformed the broad market so far in 2014.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Is Duke A Decent Investment For Dividend Seekers?
Duke Energy announced some of its growth and portfolio optimization steps, which include ownership in Atlantic Pipeline Venture and investments in the Los Vientos V wind project. These projects will enable the company to expand its customer base, generate emission-free energy at lower costs, and underpin its EPS growth objectives.
Duke Energy Is Well-Positioned To Grow
The company is diversifying its generation mix and the business segments with a focus on equal weight for coal, natural gas and nuclear energy. Focus on renewable energy will enhance the portfolio of the company and Duke Renewables will have the total capacity of 2,100 megawatts after the completion of Los Vientos windfarm.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Dominion Resources: A New 2 Bcf/D Pipeline For Marcellus And Utica Gas
Dominion, Duke, Piedmont and AGL Resources are joining forces to build a 1.5 Bcf/d Atlantic Coast Pipeline from Marcellus South. The pipeline will cost $4.5-$5.0 billion and should reward Dominion and its partners with a profitable and strategically important growth opportunity.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas will spend up to $2.5 billion on pipeline
Duke Energy Corp. and Piedmont Natural Gas Co. Inc. will together invest $2.25 billion to $2.5 billion in a 550-mile natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to southeastern North Carolina.
Duke Energy planning office development in University City
Duke Energy Corp. is planning an office development on 95 acres in Charlotte's University City area that the company bought this summer.
Duke Energy plans grid update in Indiana
Duke Energy Corp. proposes to spend $1.9 billion over the next seven years to upgrade its aging Indiana electric grid with "self-healing" technologies and other features to improve operations and expand customer services. Duke's Indiana utility submitted the ambitious plan - to update infrastructure and employ what was once called "smart-grid" technology, though the term is now out of favor - to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission.