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  1. DHEC board picks former Duke Energy exec as next leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Aiken Standard

    A former Duke Energy executive was chosen Friday as the next leader of South Carolina's Department of Health and Environmental Control. The department's governing board voted unanimously to select Catherine Heigel, who was president of the utility's South Carolina operations from March 2010 to June 2012.

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  2. Storms litter Lake Norman with debrisRead the original story

    Friday | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... and have CMPD picking up more coverage on Mountain Island. Brinzey says once they get the debris to shore a Duke Energy service crew will come and haul it away. The officers have radar technology to help them see floating debris while patrolling. ...

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  3. Duke Energy makes list of 20 companies reshaping the power gridRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Duke Energy is one of four U.S. and Canadian utilities on Greentech Media's list of the companies transforming the power grid. Greentech's second annual Grid Edge 20 includes many of the names you would expect.

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  4. Duke Energy named one of the 20 most innovative companies Company's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Electric Energy Online

    Duke Energy has been named to Greentech Media's Grid Edge 20 - recognizing the company as one of the most innovative firms working to architect the electric power industry's future. Companies were selected based on their contribution to grid edge technology transformation - increasingly critical in today's changing utility industry.

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  5. Duke Energy exec 'optimistic' that the Lee nuclear plant will be builtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Duke Energy is watching the construction of the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station and Plant Vogtle to learn how to contain costs in construction of its proposed Lee Nuclear Station. Construction of four nuclear reactors in South Carolina and Georgia will allow Duke Energy to learn how to build its proposed Lee Nuclear Station more economically and more efficiently, a Duke executive said this week.

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  6. Duke Energy Warning Customers About Statewide Utility Bill Payment ScamRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Duke Energy is seeing an increase in reports from customers statewide about a utility bill payment scam and is urging its Indiana customers to be alert. Under the scam, a customer receives an unsolicited phone call from an individual who falsely claims to be a Duke Energy representative.

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  7. 5 things to know for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WSOCTV

    ... fficials for answers about the potential dangers in the water since Tuesday. All of the wells tested are next to Duke Energy coal ash ponds. Full report here .

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  8. Duke Energy's N.C. solar projects to employ 900 construction workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Business Journal

    Duke Energy Progress expects to have 900 workers on the job during peak construction this summer at three solar farms it is building in North Carolina. Duke purchased development rights to the three projects from independent power producers as part of the $500 million Duke has said it will spend on developing utility-scale solar in the state.

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  9. Wells near Duke Energy coal ash ponds show high contamination levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Business Journal

    Environmental groups say the results prove Duke Energy's ash ponds are polluting ground water. Duke and state regulators say there is no evidence yet that the high levels of contamination are caused by the ponds.

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  10. Duke Energy Awards $25,000 Grant to Teach For America–South...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WebWire

    Teach For America-South Carolina received a $25,000 grant from Duke Energy to support Teach For America's efforts to increase statewide STEM education opportunities. The donation will help to recruit, train, and support Teach For America teachers who are leading STEM classrooms in the Palmetto State, and will also support the ongoing leadership development provided to Teach For America alumni in teaching and fields that address educational inequity.

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  11. Duke warns of debris in lakes near CharlotteRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WBTV

    Duke Energy is warning boaters on lakes in the Charlotte area that they should watch for debris in the water after heavy rains in the past week. The Charlotte Observer reported that Duke's warning applies to Lake Norman and other lakes in the Catawba/Wateree river basin.

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  12. Man arrested in Charlotte shooting deathRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WLOS

    ... ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Initial testing from the Department of Natural Resources finds contaminated groundwater near Duke Energy's coal ash ponds. The Lake Julian and Cliffside power stations were amongst those with positive results. The levels of ...

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  13. Duke Energy proposes two small gas-fired units at its Sutton PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Business Journal

    The 84 megawatts of capacity at the Sutton Plant will be used during peak demand periods and as quick-starting backup in the case of blackouts. Duke Energy Progress has asked N.C. regulators to approve construction of two small combustion turbine natural-gas plants, totaling 84 megawatts, at its Sutton Plant near Wilmington.

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  14. Duke Energy: The Trough Is InRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Seeking Alpha

    Duke Energy is a regulated electric utility. The company, to a lesser extent, is a merchant power provider.

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  15. Duke Energy to start building Camp Lejeune solar project in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Business Journal

    N.C. regulators have cleared Duke Energy to go ahead with construction of a 12.8-megawatt solar project at Camp Lejeune . It will be the fourth large-scale solar farm owned by Duke utilities to be built this year.

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  16. Coal ash receives unwanted welcome in Chatham CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WRAL.com

    "Our concerns include, of course, surface and ground water, but also public health and safety and the destruction of wildlife and the environment," said Elaine Chiosso, the Haw Riverkeeper. Residents and environmentalists gathered in Chatham County Thursday evening to voice their displeasure of an effort by Duke Energy to obtain permits to use abandoned clay mines in Chatham and Lee counties to dump about 20 million tons of coal ash.

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  17. Duke to build solar farm to power Camp LejeuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Robesonian

    Duke Energy Corp. is going to build a solar power farm on the East Coast's largest Marine Corps base as the Navy and Marines try to turn away from petroleum power. The country's largest electric company said Thursday it's received approval from state regulators to build a 13-megawatt solar array on 80 acres at Camp Lejeune.

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  18. Duke Energy's coal-ash plea delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Business Journal

    A U.S. District Court judge has continued Duke Energy's plea and sentencing hearing on nine misdemeanor charges in the Dan River coal-ash spill until May 14. Charlotte-based Duke had asked to continue the hearing, originally set for April 16, to complete discussions with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on debarment proceedings. That proceeding could lead to barring Duke from making new federal contracts after it pleads guilty in the coal-ash case.

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  19. Duke Energy threatens to cut power to N.C. military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Examiner.com

    It's never good when the nation's largest supplier of electrical power goes up against, well, the nation. That's what Duke Energy did Tuesday when they said in federal court that a proposed federal law could limit their ability to provide power to Camp Lejeune , Fort Bragg , and other federal sites, including prisons, in North Carolina.

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  20. Duke Energy gets approval for solar farm at Camp LejeuneRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | WLOS

    Duke Energy Corp. is going to build a solar power farm on the East Coast's largest Marine Corps base as the Navy and Marines try to turn away from petroleum power. The country's largest electric company said Thursday it's received approval from state regulators to build a 13-megawatt solar array on 80 acres at Camp Lejeune.

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