Kneeling at the altar of Duke Energy: The following is a statement by Frank Holleman, senior attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center regarding the latest Duke Energy Bailout Bill, HB 630, that came out of closed doors today...Show More Summary
Tatiana Birgisson began brewing tea and selling it to local small businesses as a Duke undergrad. Now she's CEO of Mati Energy, a healthy-drink company that's crushing Red Bull at Whole Foods.
The growing disparity of wealth today has many parallels with the unequal societies that emerged in the Middle Ages, where wealth and power resided primarily in the hands of a few feudal lords including kings, dukes and assorted noblemen. Show More Summary
Duke Energy has been facing numerous lawsuits in North Carolina over its handling of coal ash. Now they are facing a new one in federal court. The post Duke Energy Is Facing Yet Another Lawsuit In North Carolina Over Its Coal Ash appeared first on ThinkProgress.
While the tech industry commonly makes its devices and software interoperable, the exact opposite approach was taken by the power industry. Multiple grids adjacent to one another with different equipment and standards have jerry-rigged expensive and awkward ways to move electricity from lower demand areas to high demand ones. Now that's beginning to change.
A Duke Energy microgrid test bed is striving to crack one of the biggest challenges facing utilities today: the need to seamlessly integrate distributed resources and allow for real-time communication between the resources and utilities. In North Carolina’s Gaston County, at the Mount Holly test bed, Duke is experimenting with ‘Open Field Message Bus Technology,’ a […]
In one of the remaining four states that explicitly ban third-party solar sales, a small nonprofit is continuing its fight against the nation’s biggest utility over the right to sell solar power to churches and other nonprofits without...Show More Summary
Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, June 8, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • The Bluest Eye at Duke Energy Theater • Game Night at Rooftop 210 • Con A de Arte at Mint Museum Uptown • All Organic Comedy Show at Evening Muse • Party in the Park w/ The Entertainers at Romare Bearden Park …
A group of environmentalists gathered outside of Duke Energy's headquarters in Uptown this morning to play a life-size version of Monopoly they called "Dukeopoly." They did this to demonstrate the company’s stranglehold on North Carolina...Show More Summary
If new guidelines issued Wednesday go through, Duke Energy will have eight more years to clean up coal ash deposits in North Carolina. Environmental organizations say that's not fast enough, as criticism mounts against Gov. McCrory's administration and its alleged involvement in softening regulations affecting the energy giant.
North Carolina regulators are finally taking some action, but they still want to go easy on the company.
Playing the game of risk: Spokespeople from basin owner Duke Energy and the Southern Environmental Law Center talked with Carolina Public Press earlier this month about their desired outcomes. Both indicated an expectation that their employers would consider legal action if DEQ doesn’t give them what they want. Show More Summary
Pat McCrory stands accused of letting Duke Energy off easy after serious pollution violations.
Environmentalists performed a bit of street theater in front of the annual Duke Energy shareholder's meeting in Uptown this morning, staging a wedding for the "toxic marriage" of Duke CEO Lynn Good and Gov. Pat McCrory. Other actorvists...Show More Summary
Duke Energy says it expects to own or purchase 8,000 megawatts of wind, solar and biomass capacity by 2020 — a 33 percent jump from the old goal of 6,000 megawatts established in 2013. The largest utility in the US sets this new goal in its latest sustainability report. At the end of 2015, the […]
Doing the dirty work for Duke Energy: The N.C. Utilities Commission fined the group $60,000 and ordered it to stop the sales immediately and turn the solar project over to the Faith Community Church. “NC WARN’s electric sales to theShow More Summary
Duke Energy, National Grid and TransCanada Pipelines are among the 41 energy companies that have agreed to voluntarily reduce their methane emissions as part of an EPA partnership program launched last week. The Natural Gas STAR Methane Challenge Program builds upon the Natural Gas STAR Program, a voluntary partnership between the EPA and the oil […]
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Dillon Brooks’ 22-point effort in Thursday’s victory over Duke resulted in two things for Oregon’s leading scorer. A spot in the Elite Eight for he and Ducks’ teammates. And a lecture from Coach K. Actually, make that...Show More Summary
Methane from pig and chicken waste will get piped to plants where it will be used to generate power for 10,000 homes
And contaminating the editorial pages in the process: Both capping and excavation closure approaches provide similar benefits to groundwater, and a spectrum of options is available to enhance its protection if needed. Excavation is not...Show More Summary