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Google Will Be First Duke Energy Customer To Buy Solar Electricity

Google has announced it will purchase renewable electricity from a 61 MW Duke Energy solar project that is under construction in North Carolina. The buy is meant to address some of the Google data center’s clean electricity demands.Show More Summary

Remaking Old Coal Plant Into Energy Storage Facility

Four companies have taken on the challenge of repurposing an old coal plant into a 2MW battery-based energy storage facility for grid support (the storage capacity of the unit has not been indicated). Duke Energy, the largest electric...Show More Summary

Duking It Out Over Municipal Solar in Raleigh – Episode 24 of Local Energy Rules

There aren’t many solar success stories from the Southeast, making Raleigh, NC, stand out in a region with low-cost electricity and modest sunshine. With just over 2 megawatts of solar on public property — providing close to 7% of municipal...Show More Summary

Duke Energy's bullying tactics could backfire on them

2 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

No matter how much self-righteous indignation they sputter: Duke Energy welcomes the discussion over the future of energy. And we welcome competition on a level playing field for all. Groups like NC WARN and their allies are certainly...Show More Summary

Today's Top 5: Saturday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Nov. 7, 2015 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Birds of a Feather at Duke Energy Theater • Sneaker Con at Charlotte Convention Center • Dead Sara at Chop Shop • Jim Norton at The Comedy Zone • Charlotte Checkers vs. Manitoba Moose at Bojangles' Coliseum …

Duke Energy profit drops 27 percent

(Reuters) - Duke Energy Corp, the largest U.S. power company by generation capacity, reported a 27 percent drop in quarterly profit. Net income attributable to Duke fell to $932 million, or $1.35 per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. Show More Summary


UTILITY GOLIATH FILES AGAINST SOLAR DAVIDS Duke urges regulators to deny TPO solar bid from green group, church November 4, 2015 (Utility Dive) Duke Energy filed with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) in opposition to aShow More Summary

Duke Energy Agrees To Buy Piedmont Natural Gas For $4.9 Billion

The largest utility in the United States is about to get even bigger. On Monday, Duke Energy, the investor-owned electric and gas utility based in Charlotte, North Carolina, said it had agreed to buy Piedmont Natural Gas for $4.9 billion in cash. The decision was unanimously approved by the boards of directors [...]

Duke Energy to Acquire Piedmont for $4.9 Billion

By acquiring the natural gas distributor, Duke Energy will add about one million customers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Duke Energy inks $4.9B deal to buy gas company

Companies are partners in the $5B Atlantic Coast Pipeline that will be the first major natural gas pipeline to serve Eastern North Carolina

Ultra-efficient SURE HOUSE wins the 2015 Solar Decathlon

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

The US Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon has been run and won for 2015. It’s a nationwide contest between collegiate teams to see who can build the most attractive, cost-effective and efficient solar home. Fourteen teams duked it...Show More Summary

DEQ being raked over the coal (ash) on Duke Energy settlement

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

And some of it is internal criticism: But last week, a News & Observer reporter dug through piles of transcripts from depositions given during Duke's appeal and found statements like this from Thomas Reeder, the state's assistant secretary for the environment: "If it was up to me, it would have been about $50 million," he said. Show More Summary

Complaint charges Duke Energy touts clean power in West while polluting Southeast

The nation’s largest utility and a leading developer of renewable energy for the Los Angeles area is under fire in a complaint that accuses the company of being one of the worst polluters in the country. In a 27-page complaint to the North Carolina attorney general that is scheduled to be filed...

Tuesday News: Duke Energy's charitable contributions edition

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Coal ash sites worry Belmont residents (WSOC-TV) -- Several Belmont residents are worried coal ash sites they didn't know about could be contaminating their water. In the 1990s, Duke Energy buried 800,000 tons of coal ash at a horse farm and on Holy Angels property in Belmont. Show More Summary

The Earls of Leicester Win Big at International Bluegrass Music Awards

Bluegrass music filled the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Thursday night as the 26th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards were presented. The big winners of the night were bluegrass supergroup the Earls of Leicester, who took the trophies for Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year...

2015 IBMA Award winners

2 months agoMusic / Country : Bluegrass Today

Last night at the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, NC, the 2015 International Bluegrass Music Awards were distributed. It was the year of the Earl’s of Leicester, who took 6 of the 17 trophies, including the coveted Entertainer of the Year. They became so blasé […]

Duke Energy joins the MESA Standards Alliance

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Duke Energy has joined MESA to drive the development of communication specifications for energy storage systems.Duke Energy joins a dozen equipment manufacturers, software suppliers, and public and private utilities, whose objectiveShow More Summary

Sierra Hull sez… watch the Awards Show tonight online!

2 months agoMusic / Country : Bluegrass Today

Don’t forget, the International Bluegrass Music Awards will be broadcast live tonight online from You can see all your favorite bluegrass stars accepting their trophies from the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, NC, along with live stage performance from Steep Canyon Rangers and Edie Brickell, Flatt Lonesome, […]

Open thread for night owls: Polluter king Duke Energy gets another sweet deal in North Carolina

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

This is what parts of the Dan River looked like after Duke Energy leaked 35 million gallons of coal ash into in February 2014. Sarah Lazare at Common Dreams writes—Duke Energy 'Settlement' Slashes Fine, Grants Amnesty for Coal Ash Pollution: North...Show More Summary

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