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Duke Energy will request rate hikes for coal ash disposal

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Because every step they take is a money-making opportunity: "But we will do everything we can to keep cost impacts as manageable as possible in any potential cost recovery filing that we might make in the future," Duke Energy spokesman...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Biggest Things We've Learned About Blue Devils in 2015-16

Duke returned from a week-long hiatus on Tuesday to post a critical 80-71 victory at Georgia Tech, just its second win in the past six games. The time off certainly helped the Blue Devils in terms of their energy level, though so did...Show More Summary

Duke Energy-funded "advisory board" recommends they not spend billions relocating coal ash

How can you afford advisory boards if you spend all that money? An advisory board created by Duke Energy says all of the company’s coal ash ponds in North Carolina can safely be capped in place. When asked by the Charlotte Business Journal...Show More Summary

Playing Nice: What the Duke Energy Microgrid Test Bed Teaches

Integrating – not just adding distributed energy resources – is the key to strengthening the new grid. That realization is what led to the Duke Energy microgrid test bed, created with the help of an intriguingly named ‘Coalition of the Willing.’ The impetus for the project goes back to a few years ago, when the […]

300 MW Of Solar PV Added In North Carolina By Duke Energy

2015 was a good year for Duke Energy, as the company added 300 MW of PV solar in North Carolina. Four utility-scale projects were developed and a number of solar facilities were acquired. “Solar is helping to modernize our generation mix and better serve our customers’ needs. Show More Summary

Can Someone Else Really Make You Yawn? Find Out The Truth Behind ‘Contagious Yawning’

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : SheFinds

We’ve all heard it before: yawns are contagious. While that fact is true, a recent study from Duke University found that “contagious yawning” is not as strongly related to empathy, tiredness and energy levels as we thought. Many people closely associate contagious yawning and empathy. For instance, studies have shown that psychopaths are less likely […]

Coal Ash Wednesday: Duke Energy's new PR firm

3 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

DEQ's "damage control" unit defends revised classifications: State regulators say that a controversial early draft of classifications for Duke Energy’s (NYSE:DUK) coal-ash ponds in North Carolina was largely based on incomplete dam safety...Show More Summary

McCrory's dinner ex parte with Duke Energy

last monthUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Hat-tip to Mark Binker for reading the tea leaves: But on June 1, while in the midst of pressing legal action against and issuing news releases critical of the nation's largest utility, top state officials met for a private dinner at...Show More Summary

DEQ ignores its own staff in classifying coal ash ponds

last monthUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Thanks for your input, but we have other plans: Despite staff recommendations that virtually all Duke Energy’s 32 coal ponds should be rated high risk, state regulators charged with classifying the sites listed most at lower risk levels. “I...Show More Summary

Lunch Break (12/29/15): Thousands wake up to no power in Charlotte

Thousands of Charlotte homes lost power for hours this morning following a night of wind and rain, although the causes of the widespread outages are still unknown. According to Duke Energy, about 4,300 houses in east Charlotte on near Sardis Road N and Monroe Road experienced power outages at around 3:30 a.m.…

Every Indiana game is a thriller, and the Pinstripe Bowl has maximum thriller potential

"Indiana vs. Duke in New York" makes you think of basketball in Madison Square Garden more than football at Yankee Stadium. But the Pinstripe Bowl should have enough energy to entertain no matter the shape of the ball. Dec. 26, 3:30 ET, ABC. 1. Show More Summary

Duke Energy Renewables Teams With Green Charge Networks for Energy Storage

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Duke Energy Renewables has formed an alliance with Green Charge Networks, the country’s largest provider of commercial energy storage for retail, industrial and government customers. The agreement provides these customers with “solar firming,” a way to smooth the peaks and valleys of a variable energy source. It also is designed to save customers money by […]

Who Owns The Sun? ALEC & Duke Energy Try To Heavily Fine Small Church & Nonprofit

A recent story from North Carolina sounds like a rendition of David and Goliath. The question that comes out of it may be, who own’s the sun? ALEC and Duke Energy are trying to heavily fine Faith Community Church and a small NC nonprofit. Show More Summary

Google Will Be First Duke Energy Customer To Buy Solar Electricity

Originally published on CleanTechnica 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

Oklahoma! Duke Energy wind comes sweeping down the plain

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Duke Energy Renewables will build a large-scale wind power project in Oklahoma — the company’s first renewables project in the state. When built, it will increase Duke Energy Renewables’ U.S. wind capacity to more than 2,000 megawatts (MW).Duke Energy Renewables will build, own and operate the Frontier Wind Power Project, sited in Kay County, east […]

Coal ash violations at Asheville Airport

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Duke Energy's superhero Charah is already in trouble: Media outlets report the state Department of Environmental Quality cited Duke on Wednesday for two violations at the Asheville site. In both cases Duke, and site operator Charah,Show More Summary

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

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