Will leave it up to a hand-picked NCUC to decide: McCrory, who worked at Duke for nearly 30 years until 2008, said financial decisions on the cleanup are best left to the state Utilities Commission, which sets electric rates and canShow More Summary
Duke Energy, Hoosier Energy, and American Electric Power are the first buyers in the interstate credits for water nutrients in the United States pilot program. The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) today officially launched water quality pilot trades in the Ohio River Basin. The program tests water quality improvement strategies in the world’s largest and only […]
Duke Energy expects its customers to pay the costs of emptying the utility’s 31 coal ash ponds in North Carolina, chief executive Lynn Good said, according to the Charlotte Observer. The company is outlining options for dealing with the ash ponds, a document that governor Pat McCrory has requested by March 15, and says that […]
Duke Energy subsidiary Duke Energy Renewables has acquired two 20 MW AC California solar projects from renewable energy developer Infigen Energy. The construction-ready Pumpjack and Wildwood Solar Power Projects, located in Kern County are Duke Energy Renewables’ third and fourth utility-scale solar power projects in the state. Show More Summary
By Jeff Williams: For investors looking for a company with a strong history of creating shareholder value, Duke Energy (DUK) is a dividend paying utility that currently offers a beta of 0.31 coupled with a yield of 4.50%. According to Duke Energy's website over the past five years the company has a 5-Year Annual Dividend Growth Rate of 3.27%. Show More Summary
Start watching at the 1:30 mark, where you'll find something like this: We've cut corners for years to barely comply with environmental regulations, including coal ash. Now that the jig is up, we're going to pass the full cost of fixing the problems to you consumers. Show More Summary
Over the months ahead, it's almost certain that Duke Energy will find itself appealing to the North Carolina Supreme Court. There they'll find a friend they can count on, Justice Paul Newby, who is one of their wholly owned subsidiaries. It's a sick and sad affair that should be of grave concern to anyone in interested in justice. Facing South has the story. read more
The EPA has extended the public comment period on its carbon standards for new power plants, and on the February 26, 2014, notice of data availability soliciting comment on Energy Act provisions, by 60 days to May 9. Judge Paul Ridgeway of Wake County Superior Court in North Carolina ordered Duke Energy to act immediately to […]
40 more megawatts of renewable energy.
Another Duke Energy operative in state government says all this coal-ash business is overblown. Here's Senator Mike Hager in February. Hager, a former Duke Energy engineer for 17 years, agreed with Culbert that a situation similar to the Dan River is not as likely in Cliffside. Show More Summary
The ruling comes about a month after a major coal ash spill polluted 70 miles of the Dan River. The post Duke Energy Must Immediately Stop Polluting Groundwater In North Carolina, Judge Rules appeared first on ThinkProgress.
(Reuters) - 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.
By Wall Street Playbook: Duke Energy (DUK) continues to face major legal problems. This is in light of an unfortunate spill that (allegedly) contaminated groundwater in North Carolina. However, shareholders are taking these developments in stride. Show More Summary
Last week, security guards at Duke Energy's Charlotte headquarters blocked me from delivering 9,000 petitions signed by Duke customers calling on the company to clean up its toxic coal ash, in the wake of a spill that decimated 70 miles of the Dan River. Show More Summary
Protesters respond to February's Duke Energy coal ash spill. The 82,000-ton coal ash spill into the Dan River in North Carolina last month spurred media digging into the cozy relationship between state regulators and corporations, and now has caught the spotlight. Show More Summary
The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Monday cited five more Duke Energy power plants for not having storm water permits. The post Five More Duke Energy Power Plants Cited For Storing Coal Waste Improperly appeared first on ThinkProgress.
It's getting harder to keep track of all the reasons North Carolinians are displeased with Pat McCrory. Right now, it's Duke Energy, his former employer, and the governor's waffling on leaking coal ash ponds. There's also teacher pay...Show More Summary
The NY Times is out with an in-depth look at the change in culture at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, with administration officials forcing staffers to concentrate on "customer service", giving Duke Energy a slap...Show More Summary
(RALEIGH, N.C.) — North Carolina regulators have cited five more Duke Energy power plants for lacking required storm water permits after a massive spill at one of the company’s coal ash dumps coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge. Show More Summary
Worker intimidation — as in My Way or the Highway — is nothing new in American business, but is now spreading to include government employees with a toxic perniciousness as two ongoing scandals show. They are the massive Duke Energy coal ash spill in North Carolina, where Governor Pat McCrory, a former longtime Duke Energy [...]