19 hrs ago
NC says no violation for third pipe leaking coal ash at Dan River
State officials say tests show a coal ash leak from a third pipe on at the Dan River Steam Station is not large enough to violate state water-quality standards.
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23 hrs ago
Governor responds to criticism on protecting the environment
Gov. Pat McCrory was in Charlotte Friday for an economic announcement. Channel 9 asked him to answer to criticism that he has weakened the enforcement of environmental regulations in the state.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Icy weather cuts power for many in Durham and Orange
Drivers pass under a tree that fell across a power line on Umstead Road on Friday.
The Charlotte Observer
Duke Energy CEO, the "2013 BusinessWoman of the Year," cites value of mentorship
Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good spoke about the power of mentorship at a luncheon Friday, after accepting the 2013 BusinessWoman of the Year award from Queens University of Charlotte.
Richmond County Daily Journal
Governor declares emergency in North Carolina
Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency for North Carolina on Friday, hours after the latest winter storm left portions of the state coated in ice and in the dark because of power outages.
Total of 3,700 personnel aiding Duke Energy power restoration efforts
"With the storm passing, we are leaning on the combined strength of our Duke Energy team to restore power as safely and quickly as possible.
Burlington Times News
Hundreds of thousands in dark in N.C.
Officials of both Duke Power and the state's electric cooperatives hope most power can be restored by later Friday as the storm moves out of the state.
Domino's hiring 200 in Triad + NC rules against Greensboro over Duke...
Domino's Pizza plans to hire nearly 200 people at 35 stores in the Triad, the Winston-Salem Journal reports.
Winter weather closes, delays schools in NC
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued until 12PM today for Buncombe, Henderson, Rutherford, Polk, Transylvania, Haywood, Madison.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Duke Energy Investors Remain Energized
The costs incurred due to the cleanup effort have not been detailed by the company.
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
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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.