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Energy program on chopping block, but new data suggest it works

Do energy efficiency "audits" really benefit companies over time? An interdisciplinary team of Duke researchers (economist Gale Boyd, statistician Jerome "Jerry" Reiter, and doctoral student Nicole Dalzell) have been tackling this question as it applies to a long-running Department of Energy (DOE) effort that is slated for elimination under President Trump's proposed budget.

Air pollution casts shadow over solar energy production

(Duke University) Global solar energy production is taking a major hit due to air pollution and dust. The first study of its kind shows airborne particles and their accumulation on solar cells is cutting energy output by more than 25 percent in certain parts of the world. Show More Summary

I duke it out with Duke

An enthusiastic cast populates the comedy Billie, and their energy almost makes up for the fact that the script they are working with isn’t all that funny. Keith Bailey is the proprietor of The Unknown Movies Page.

Duke Energy Behind North Carolina’s Proposed Solar Policy Change

Solar companies created thousands of jobs on the back of a decades-old law. Now, the the state’s utility wants to rewrite it. Duke Energy Behind North Carolina’s Proposed Solar Policy Change was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Insurers: We're off the hook, Duke Energy knew coal ash risk

Dozens of insurance companies say they're not obligated to help pay for Duke Energy Corp.'s multi-billion dollar coal ash cleanup because the nation's largest electric company long knew about but … Click to Continue »

Coal Ash Wednesday: Time to pay the Polluting Piper

2 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Duke Energy seeks hundreds of millions in increased rates to clean up their own mess: The Company is requesting recovery of ash basin closure compliance costs incurred since January 1, 2015, in the approximate amount of $66 million per...Show More Summary

NC attorney general intervenes in Duke Energy rate request

North Carolina's attorney general is intervening in Duke Energy's bid for regulators to approve an average 15 percent rate increase. Attorney General Josh Stein said Tuesday he's getting involved because … Click to Continue »

Nike Kyrie 3 Black Ice

Kyrie Irving is currently duking it out against the Warriors in the Finals which means that Nike is putting a little extra energy into his sneakers. Continue reading…

Duke Energy unit seeks 15 percent rate hike on NC customers

One of Duke Energy's two North Carolina operating divisions said Thursday it wants to raise electricity rates by an average of 14.9 percent to pay for cleaning up coal ash … Click to Continue »

Duke Energy-Backed Bill Takes Aim at Solar in North Carolina

If a state bill backed by Duke Energy should become law, it will mean a lot less competition in North Carolina's solar market.

Duke Energy hampering investments in NC Solar farms

last monthUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

It's all about the duration of contracts: One of the nation’s biggest solar developers is challenging Duke Energy’s purchases of solar energy in a case before the North Carolina Utilities Commission. The complaint by California-based Cypress Creek Renewables focuses on an arcane topic – the term of power-purchase contracts by Duke. Show More Summary

Duke Energy spars with Civil Rights museum over power bills

The nation's largest utility already turned off the lights during Black History Month at a museum honoring the lunch-counter sit-in that sparked the 1960s civil rights movement. Now it's threatening … Click to Continue »

Coal Ash Wednesday: Duke Energy's clever plan to charge us for cleanup operations

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Make deals with municipal power entities first, everybody else will be forced to follow: Duke Energy has taken a first, major step toward billing consumers for its coal ash woes by making cost-share deals with several dozen North Carolina...Show More Summary

Duke Energy reports errors, weather led to bill complaints

Duke Energy says internal billing errors, misread power meters and a cold December led to customer complaints of high utility bills in Terre Haute and Greencastle. Duke Energy Indiana President … Click to Continue »

Duke Energy positioning itself for coal ash-related rate increase

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Apparently profits are more important than fairness and responsibility: Duke Energy responded sharply Wednesday to criticism from the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office and others who have questioned the utility’s opening moveShow More Summary

Tiny thermophotovoltaic device harvests energy from infrared wavelengths

Waste heat could be a valuable source of energy - if only we could find a way to capture it efficiently. Now two Duke University researchers have a plan to do just that. They have developed a new thermophotovoltaic device that harvests energy from waste heat by capturing infrared wavelengths.[...]

Gold-plated crystals set new standard for natural gas detectors

(Duke University) Materials scientists and engineers have developed a sensor that is fast, sensitive and efficient enough to detect specific wavelengths of electromagnetic energy while on the move. The technology could actively scan areas for methane or natural gas leaks, monitor the health of vast fields of crops or quickly sort plastics for recycling.

Coal Ash Wednesday: The legal battle over cleanup costs begins

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Duke Energy is hoping to fleece ratepayers, but the AG's office is watching: The coal ash costs that Duke Energy seeks to recover are out-of-the-ordinary and very concerning because they may result in large rate increases for consumers. Show More Summary

Scholastic 3-D Archery (S3DA) Holds 2nd Annual Indoor Nationals

3 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

Louisville, KY – On March 17, 2017 nearly 500 shooters from more than 16 states attended the Scholastic 3-D Archery Indoor Nationals. The S3DA Nationals were held in conjunction with the NFAA Indoor Nationals at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Show More Summary

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