By George Fisher: Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) is the largest regulated utility in America, servicing 7.7 million customers. The company is split into three operating segments: 1) Regulated 2) International and 3) Power Generation. Duke, with a $50 billion market capitalization, supplies energy to 7.2 million electric customers and 500,000 gas customers. Show More Summary
By The DGI Plan: In the next week, I will be adding to my dividend growth portfolio. The overall portfolio yield is currently under my target goal of yielding 4.5% as outlined in my plan. As such, I am looking to add a safe utility with a higher yield to bump up its current yield of 3.5%. Show More Summary
Duke Energy announced Dynegy will buy its non-regulated Midwest Commercial Generation Business for $2.8 billion in cash, which includes ownership interests in 11
Electricity company Dynegy said Friday that it would nearly double its power-generation capacity through a pair of acquisitions with Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners worth $6.25 billion. Under the deals, Dynegy will buy coal and...Show More Summary
THE SPILL Hagan says coal ash bill doesn't go far enough (Asheville Citizen-Times) -- U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan says North Carolina’s new coal ash regulations don’t go far enough in cleaning up Duke Energy’s toxic waste ponds. Her opponent,...Show More Summary
The power producer is buying ownership stakes in coal and natural gas plants from Duke Energy and the private equity firm Energy Capital Partners.
Editor's Note: While Tim Profeta is on vacation, Jeremy Tarr, policy associate in the Climate and Energy Program at Duke's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will author The Climate Post. Tim will post again August 28. A unanimous ruling by the U.S. Show More Summary
Exporting US coal to power plants in South Korea could lead to a 21 percent drop in greenhouse gas emissions compared to burning it domestically, according to a Duke University-led study. The superior energy efficiency of South Korea’s newer coal-fired power plants would offset the large amount of emissions produced by shipping the coal such […]
By Trading Champ: Duke Energy's (NYSE:DUK) stock has been showing a volatile trend in the last 12 cmonths. This stock has a total return of 5.39% in the last year and outperformed Southern Company's (NYSE:SO) total return of 3.40%. However, Duke Energy underperformed the S&P 500 and Exelon (NYSE:EXC) over the same period. Show More Summary
Officials shut down 15 miles of the river and closed intake valves to prevent the fuel from entering drinking water supplies. The post Duke Energy Spilled At Least 5,000 Gallons Of Diesel Into The Ohio River On Monday appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A portion of the Ohio River is closed Tuesday near Cincinnati following an oil spill from an aging power station belonging to Duke Energy. The post Oil Spill Closes Portion of Ohio River Near Cincinnati appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
The U.S. Coast Guard closed a 15-mile stretch of the Ohio River on Tuesday after at least five thousand gallons of fuel oil spilled from a 60-year-old power plant owned by Duke Energy near Cincinnati,
The Observer editorial board on Sunday spelled out the troubling ways Gov. Pat McCrory has handled his ownership of Duke Energy stock. The governor owned a significant number of shares for 15 months after he was elected governor -- a role in which he leads an administration that is supposed to regulate the giant utility. Show More Summary
McCRORY ETHICS QUAGMIRE McCrory lashes out over criticism of mistake on his financial statement (WRAL-TV) -- Gov. Pat McCrory is striking back at a newspaper for its report on his disclosure of his ownership and sale of Duke Energy stock. Show More Summary
By Abba's Aces: The last time I wrote about Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) I stated, "Due to the tiring high dividend payout ratio, low earnings growth potential, and deteriorating financial efficiency ratios, I'm not going to be pulling the...Show More Summary
Received via email: In the continuing dialogue with McCrory, what is he saying about Duke Energy stock? That he owns some in a 401(k) plan as a separate asset? Or does he participate in the Duke Retirement Savings Program? Either way,...Show More Summary
Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders. Volvo: The Swedish auto maker has announced that its president and CEO Olof Persson (pictured) will assume the position of co-chairman when UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon assembles a high-level advisory group on sustainable transport. Show More Summary
THE SPILL City leaders to discuss moving coal ash to airport (WSOC-TV) -- On Wednesday, Charlotte city leaders will consider plans to possibly move the coal ash to Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Duke Energy first proposed the idea after the coal ash spill in the Dan River earlier this year. Show More Summary
ByEquity Watch: Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) is among the leading utility companies in the U.S. DUK have been posting a healthy financial performance in the past. The company's earnings and dividend growth are likely to benefit from its ramping up of capital expenditure starting 2015. Show More Summary
Duke says it spent $20 million on coal ash spill (Greensboro News & Record) -- Duke Energy reported to federal authorities Thursday that it spent $20 million responding to the Dan River coal ash spill in the first five months after the incident. Show More Summary