Duke Energy enters guilty plea for 9,000-gallon diesel spill in Ohio River.
Electric utilities have been slow to electrify their truck fleets, but that may be changing. Duke Energy signed a letter of interest to buy trucks from Workhorse Group, which plans to sell plug-in electric pickup trucks in 2018.
DUKE ENERGY PAC SPENDS WIDELY IN THE HALLS OF POWER (Greensboro News & Record) -- As one of North Carolina’s most visible and powerful corporations, Duke Energy relies on an employee-funded political action committee to help elect federal and state officials likely to take its side in regulatory issues and to promote the energy industry in general. Show More Summary
After Hurricane Matthew hit in the middle of October, it unleashed a potentially different disaster: over-flooded coal ash ponds, which then spilled into North Carolina's section of the Neuse River.
On September 20, Duke Energy announced a $300,000 investment to install solar panel systems at up to 10 North Carolina schools. Numerous media outlets summarized Duke’s press release, hailing the company for its charity to schools and...Show More Summary
A group of engineers from Duke University have developed a way to create acoustic "holograms" that promise to be as magical as visual holograms seemed when they first appeared – all by placing an array of 3D-printed acoustic building...Show More Summary
Nothin' to see here, folks. Move along: Duke Energy says on-site inspections at the H.F. Lee plant confirm that only a minimal amount of coal ash came out of an inactive ash pond inundated by the post-Hurricane Matthew flooding near Goldsboro. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago I attended the Cincinnati Comic Expo held at the Duke energy Center. Once of the things The post Kickstarter Spotlight: Werewolf Run appeared first on Rogues Portal.
Of course it took a lawsuit to make it happen: On Tuesday the Yadkin Riverkeeper and Waterkeeper Alliance, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, reached a settlement with Duke Energy that requires the removal of all the...Show More Summary
It was not really a surprise. It's really more of a sign. Now that Duke Energy has received its final approval from North Carolina's utility regulators to merge with Piedmont Natural Gas, it will help facilitate the national move from coal to natural gas.
What is he trying to hide? Stith declined, on advice of attorney, to answer questions about coal ash pollution, the interaction between Duke Energy and state government, or about enforcement efforts against the utility. But he agreed...Show More Summary
Police have arrested a man in the murder of William Phillips, 45, in the Villa Heights neighborhood last Friday.…
Duke Energy has spent years building out its concept of a utility-controlled microgrid, one that can be put together from standard parts and rolled out to customers at large. But the real tests of whether its technology is ready to move...Show More Summary
Of course, Duke Energy spokesbot sez "No big deal": Scott said the water tested was contaminated with arsenic at a level four times higher than the surface water safety standard. Nearby neighbors were disturbed by the findings. "We are...Show More Summary
By Damon Tweedy People Like Us It was a hot late-summer morning, a month into my first year as a Duke medical student. The classroom of nearly 100 students buzzed with energy. After a few weeks of mostly tedious lectures that seemedShow More Summary
Norges Bank, in administering Norway’s $900 billion Government Pension Fund, has decided to exclude Duke Energy and its subsidiaries based on the risk of severe environmental damage. Earlier this year, Norges Bank announced that it would...Show More Summary
Not all water filtration systems are alike: After decades of neglect by previous administrations, North Carolina is finally on track to permanently solve the long-ignored coal ash problem. Recent media reports have overlooked updates to the coal ash law that speak directly to the concerns we’ve heard from residents near Duke Energy facilities. Show More Summary
With great power comes blatant irresponsibility: Duke Energy is looking at its plans to close the 14 coal ash sites in light of a law passed by the state General Assembly and signed by Gov. Pat McCrory, Brooks said. "Changes in the legislation...Show More Summary