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  1. Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good, Premier CEO Susan DeVore talk health care, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Business Journal

    Two of the nation's most prominent female executives took the stage Friday in Charlotte, N.C., to give their economic forecasts for 2015. On stage at the event, which was sponsored by the Charlotte Chamber, were Lynn Good - the CEO of Duke Energy , the nation's largest electric utility - and Susan DeVore , president and CEO of Premier, Inc., a hospital-system alliance that provides supply chain, technology and other services to lower costs.

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  2. EPA says coal ash will not be regulated as a hazardous wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... leaves the way open for the reuse of ash in industrial products such as cement and gypsum board. Charlotte-based Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK), which is under a legal mandate to clean up the ash in 32 ponds across North Carolina, was noncommittal. "EPA's ...

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  3. EPA won't regulate coal ash as hazardous wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    ... that phases out storing ash in open ponds. The state law took effect in September, seven months after a Duke Energy power plant dumped 39,000 tons of ash into the Dan River. The rules are "a pragmatic step forward that protects the public while ...

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    Wednesday Dec 17 | WBTV

    The unprecedented cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment has executives shuddering in Charlotte, where where cyber security is of the utmost importance to several major companies, from Bank of America and Wells Fargo and the massive amount of financial data they keep to Duke Energy and its nuclear plant security information. So at an economic conference at the Charlotte Convention Center Friday that executives from all three companies attended, the Sony breach was a big topic.

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  5. Duke Energy puts latest 20-megawatt solar project on lineRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Crews for contractor Alpha Technologies installing solar panels in August at the 20-megawatt solar farm at the old Halifax Airport in Roanoke Rapids Duke Energy Renewables has closed its purchase of the 20-megawatt HXOap solar farm at the old Halifax County Airport, built by Charlotte-based Geenex Solar and ET Solar Energy Corp. The 100-acre project went on line this week, shortly after Duke completed the purchase. The Charlotte Business Journal reported on Duke Renewables' plan to buy the project in August .

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  6. EPA Said to Reject Regulating Coal Ash as Hazardous WasteRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... Tennessee, flooded 300 acres (121 hectares), destroying homes and contaminating water. Then, on Feb. 2, a Duke Energy Corp. (DUK) coal-ash pond in North Carolina that has been closed sprung a leak and dumped an estimated 39,000 tons of waste into ...

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  7. City leaders to give predictions for Charlotte growth in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    Charlotte's economic outlook will take center stage Friday with some of the city's biggest business leaders. Leaders from Bank of America, Duke Energy, Wells Fargo and other companies will make their predictions for the city's growth in 2015.

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  8. Duke Energy acquires Halifax Solar Project in Eastern North CarolinaRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, announced it has acquired a 20-megawatt solar project in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., from Geenex and ET Solar Energy Corp. The Halifax Solar Power Project, developed in partnership between Geenex, a leading solar energy developer, and ET Capital, an ET Solar energy investment company based in California, was placed into service this month. Duke Energy Renewables will own and operate the site.

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  9. Up next for coal ash cleanup?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The panel UNC Charlotte engineering professor John Daniels organized to help Duke Energy work through coal ash disposal problems is already at work. The nine-member National Ash Management Advisory Board has held two meetings and several conference calls.

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  10. Duke Energy says it will close SC coal ash pitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Charlotte Observer

    GREENVILLE, S.C. Duke Energy said Thursday it's planning to move all of its coal ash from pits at a South Carolina plant that environmentalists say threatens the Saluda River. The company's plan is part of an agreement in principle with the Southern Environmental Law Center, which has been pushing Duke for years to clean up the unlined, leaky ash dumps at the W.S. Lee facility near Greenville.

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  11. Duke Energy says it will close S.C. coal ash pitsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Star

    Duke Energy said Thursday it's planning to move all of its coal ash from pits at a South Carolina plant that environmentalists say threatens the Saluda River. The company's plan is part of an agreement in principle with the Southern Environmental Law Center, which has been pushing Duke for years to clean up the unlined, leaky ash dumps at the W.S. Lee facility near Greenville.

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  12. Duke Energy, green group agree on cleaning up ash at S.C. coal plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    The W.S. Lee coal plant will close soon as Duke Energy replaces it with a new combined-cycle natural gas plant. Duke Energy will excavate all 3.2 million tons of ash at the soon-to-be-closed W.S. Lee Steam Station in Upstate South Carolina and bury it in a lined landfill.

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  13. Duke Energy announces complete ash excavation at W.S. Lee Steam StationRead the original story

    Thursday | Electric Energy Online

    Duke Energy has submitted filings to state regulators outlining additional ash excavation plans for its W.S. Lee Steam Station in Belton, S.C. The W.S. Lee Steam Station officially retired as a coal plant on Nov. 6, 2014. W.S. Lee was Duke Energy's last remaining coal-fired plant in South Carolina.

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  14. McCrory asks for donations to fight AP storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... firestorm that erupted this summer after it became apparent that he didn't properly disclose ownership of some Duke Energy stock. As for the Tree.com issue, The AP claims that its unusual for elected officials to receive special early payment, but ...

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  15. Gov. McCrory: Money needed to fight mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    ... talked about me being under federal investigation, which is totally false." The AP reported that McCrory owned Duke Energy stock while his administration made decisions on regulating the utility and stated those "decisions are now the subject of a ...

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  16. Should AEP be guaranteed profits for coal-burning plants? Company makes its case to PUCORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    ... with other companies, so the proposal's failure would not lead to a closing. But it is important in two ways: Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) and FirstEnergy (NYSE:FE) have similar proposals in front of the PUCO, and AEP seeks another power purchase ...

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  17. Report questions payments to McCrory; governor's office blasts 'factually incorrect attack'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Business Journal

    ... ations, saying the AP left out crucial context, incorrectly reported that McCrory is under investigation for the Duke Energy coal-ash spill and neglected to ask McCrory about these matters on several occasions.

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  18. Watchdog group files federal complaint against Duke Energy and Southeastern utilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Business Journal

    N.C. WARN wants federal regulators to determine whether Duke Energy's resistance to purchasing reserve power from other Southeastern utilities is costing customers billions of dollars for unnecessary plant construction. And it wants the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to consider ordering Duke and other utilities in the South to form a regional transmission organization to make it easier for them to share reserve power.

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  19. Ground broken for uptown Charlotte office towerRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WMBF

    ... they aren't ready to disclose more details. The last new uptown office towers opened in 2010, when the 48-story Duke Energy Center and 32-story 1 Bank of America Center were completed.

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  20. EPA to roll out new coal ash rules by end of DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WSOCTV

    By the end of the month, the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to roll out new rules on handling coal ash. It is not clear yet what the rules will be or how it will affect Duke Energy's plans to clean up coal ash ponds in North Carolina.

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