The company needs to make sure that its power generation costs are not affected so significantly by fluctuations in the price of power. It will have to pursue more stable electricity generation sources for this purpose in the future....Show More Summary
Duke Energy has submitted a plea bargain in response to federal charges that it illegally discharged coal ash and wastewater into North Carolina river systems. Environmental groups are hailing the announcement.
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Duke Energy has reached a proposed agreement with the US government that, if approved, would close a federal investigation of its subsidiaries, Duke Energy Carolinas, Duke Energy Progress and Duke Energy Business Services, related to last year’s Dan River coal ash spill as well as ash basin operations at other North Carolina coal plants. The […]
Rachel Maddow reports on Duke Energy settling with the Justice Department over federal criminal charges stemming from a massive toxic coal ash spill, with...
This is what parts of the Dan River looked like after Duke Energy leaked 35 million gallons of coal ash into it last February. Late Friday, federal prosecutors in North Carolina, along with the Justice Department’s Environmental Crimes...Show More Summary
Duke is charged with nine counts of misdemeanors under the Clean Water Act. Duke isn't challenging the case -- instead, it has already worked out a proposed plea bargain with the federal government. The post Duke Energy Faces Criminal Charges And Millions In Fines For Dumping Coal Waste appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Duke Energy Corp has agreed to pay a fine of about $102 million for environmental violations related to a power plant's coal ash spill into a North Carolina
Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges Friday against three subsidiaries of Duke Energy for violations of the Clean Water Act stemming from coal ash dumps at five North Carolina power plants.
Duke Energy Corporation didn't deliver this quarter -- can it recover for 2015?
Duke Energy announced Wednesday that it is setting aside $100 million to pay for a proposed settlement of a federal criminal investigation of the giant utility’s handling of coal ash in North Carolina.
For this edition of #ExceptionalCareers, I sat down with friend and colleague, Katie Kross. Katie is the Managing Director of the Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE) at Duke's Fuqua School of Business. She...Show More Summary
PV PLANT COMPLETES $4.6 BILLION DOE LOAN SUCCESSES Launch of world’s largest PV plant drives home the pro-ITC message Ben Willis 10 February 2015 PV Tech The 550 MW Desert Sunlight project co-owned by NextEra Energy Resources, GE Energy...Show More Summary
One of the most prominent utility companies in the US, Duke Energy, is acquiring a majority-stake in the solar energy provider REC Solar, and will be investing up to $225 million into commercial solar projects developed by REC Solar, according to an email CleanTechnica just received today. Show More Summary
Since 2011, Duke Energy has closed nearly 2,800 MW of coal capacity, which has made many investors happy. But will new emissions regulations threaten the company's rebound?
After a massive coal ash spill coated the Dan River in North Carolina with 70 miles of toxic gunk a year ago, state lawmakers required coal ash stored at four Duke Energy plants in North Carolina to be moved to safer locations.
Part I of this two-part series asked the question of whether the military should be getting credit for a new solar project that utility Duke Energy is building at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, NC. This post explores...Show More Summary