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DEQ rejects permit application for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Unfortunately, this is just one part of the process: Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration has rejected an environmental plan by Duke Energy and three other energy companies to build an interstate pipeline to carry natural gas from West Virginia into North Carolina. The letter of disapproval from the N.C. Show More Summary

Coal Ash Wednesday: Forcing Duke Energy's hand on flood map disclosure

3 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Apparently their battalion of lawyers are already too busy to fight this: Duke Energy last week said it would soon publish inundation maps and emergency contact information related to safety planning for coal ash storage facilities on...Show More Summary

Op-Ed Pushing Atlantic Coast Pipeline Fails to Disclose Duke Energy Funding

By Derek Seidman, originally posted at The battle over the Atlantic Coast pipeline is heating up in North Carolina, and Duke Energy’s paid agents are out doing the pipeline’s bidding — though most North Carolinians wouldn’t know it by reading the paper. Click here for reuse options! Tags: Duke Energy dominion energy Atlantic Coast pipeline north carolina Steve Yost

Florida GOPer warns Duke power over slow storm response: ‘I’m done taking money from them… in this cycle’

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A Florida state senator who is running for governor said this week that he would punish Duke Energy for its slow response after Hurricane Irma by refusing their donations for one campaign cycle. The Tampa Bay Times reported that Sen. Jack Latvala was one of several Republicans to lash out at...

Natural Molecule Appears to Shut Off Cancer Cells' Energy Source

Researchers at Duke Cancer Institute have not only untangled an unusual wiring system that cancer cells use for carbohydrate metabolism, but also identified a natural compound that appears to selectively shut down this system in laboratory studies.

Natural molecule appears to shut off cancer cells' energy source

(Duke University Medical Center) Researchers at Duke Cancer Institute have not only untangled an unusual wiring system that cancer cells use for carbohydrate metabolism, but also identified a natural compound that appears to selectively shut down this system in laboratory studies.

Duke Energy to Josh Stein: You don't need to see those documents

last monthUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

The sheer arrogance of the all-powerful utility is astounding: “It’s real easy to give money away when it’s not your money,” Clark said, referring to Duke representative David McNeill’s prior comments about the company’s spending on local charities. Show More Summary

Developers ask regulators to OK Atlantic Coast Pipeline soon

Developers of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline are asking federal regulators to approve the project this month. Executives with Dominion Energy, Duke Energy and Southern Company Gas made the request … Click to Continue »

Duke Energy Nixes Nuclear, Will Amp Up Solar Power Plants In Florida

Duke Energy has announced it is abandoning work on its proposed Levy Nuclear Project and will build 700 megawatts of solar power plants over the next four years instead. Duke Energy Nixes Nuclear, Will Amp Up Solar Power Plants In Florida...Show More Summary

President of Duke Energy to elderly ratepayers: Take colder showers

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

And Meck Commissioner Pat Cotham wasn't having any of it: When Duke Energy’s top executive in North Carolina defended the company’s case for a rate hike this week, he sounded “out of touch” with struggling families, says MecklenburgShow More Summary

Florida power company scraps nuclear project, will pursue solar power instead

A controversial nuclear project won't be moving forward in Florida. Power company Duke Energy Florida filed a proposed settlement agreement with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) that would end the Levy Nuclear Project - which customers were paying for before it was even begun - and prioritize grid modernization and solar energy. Show More Summary

Duke Energy nixes nuclear plant, will invest $6 billion in solar and batteries

This week, Duke Energy Florida announced that it will terminate all plans to build its Levy Nuclear Project. And as part of a deal with the Florida Public Service Commission, the company will instead invest $6 billion in solar energy, smart meters, and grid modernization as well as electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and a battery […]

Duke Energy Offers $6B for Solar, Batteries and EVs in Order to Scrap Nuclear Plant Plans

Florida is set to get a lot more solar power and grid batteries, in exchange for losing a future nuclear power plant. On Tuesday, Duke Energy Florida filed a revised settlement that lays out a four-year, nearly $6 billion investmentShow More Summary

Duke Energy wants to fleece customers for coal ash cleanup and canceled nuke plant

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Asking for a 16.7% rate increase from residential customers: The increase includes Duke’s request to recover almost $680 million from customers for the money spent since 2015 cleaning up the utility’s coal-ash ponds at eight current and former coal-powered plants in North and South Carolina. And the filing says Duke will ask the N.C. Show More Summary

Duke Cancels the Lee Nuclear Project, Files for 13.6% Rate Increase

Duke Energy Carolinas announced today that it is abandoning plans to build the Lee Nuclear Station in light of the project's principal designer and contractor declaring bankruptcy. The decision was noted in a rate case filed with the...Show More Summary

Duke Energy scraps SC nuke plant, seeks higher power rates

Duke Energy is asking regulators to let its western North Carolina subsidiary raise household electricity bills by nearly 17 percent and charge consumers billions of dollars for a nuclear plant … Click to Continue »

Coal Ash Wednesday: Insurance companies say "Nope" on paying for cleanup

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

One big reason Duke Energy is trying to make us pay: 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...Show More Summary

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