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30 min ago | Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Wed Jul 23, 2014

GuruFocus.com

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.

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Related Topix: Energy

MarketNewsVideo

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, Video, Business News

Business Journal

Duke Energy creates app for investors

Duke Energy Corp. has released an investor app for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices.

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Related Topix: Energy, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPhone

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, Indiana, Indianapolis, IN, Terre Haute, IN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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

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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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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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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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

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