Duke Energy Corp. today said it plans to store electricity generated at its Notrees wind power project in west Texas using an energy-storage system developed by Austin, Texas-based Xtreme Power. In November 2009, Charlotte-based Duke announced plans to match a $22 million grant from the U.S. ...Read More »
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One small business in Charlotte will be given an “extreme” makeover as part of Small Business Week May 16-20, the city said. The city, Central Piedmont Community College’s Institute for Entrepreneurship and the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring the makeover, which involves ...Read More »
Duke Energy Corp. today said it has formed a joint venture with Wisconsin-based American Transmission Co. to build, own and operate electric transmission infrastructure in North America. Charlotte-based Duke said the joint venture, Duke-American Transmission Co., will help address increasing demand for affordable, reliable ...Read More »
Duke Energy Renewables, a part of Duke Energy Corp., said it has acquired a 1-megawatt solar farm at an elementary school in southwestern North Carolina. Charlotte-based Duke said the approximately 4,400 ground-mounted photovoltaic solar modules at Martins Creek Elementary School in Murphy ...Read More »
Richmond, Va.-based CapTech said it is expanding its presence in Charlotte by opening office space uptown and doubling its number of employees in the city to 20 by the end of the year. The information technology-consulting company, which already operates out of the ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Snyder’s-Lance has unveiled its new corporate logo. In a press release, the company said the new logo is ”a visual acknowledgement” that the merger last year of Charlotte-based Lance and Hanover, Pa.-based Snyder’s of Hanover “created a stronger national snack food company.” ...
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A federal lawsuit filed against Charlotte-based National Gypsum has been dropped, according to a statement from the drywall manufacturer. The plaintiff — Yee v. National Gypsum, et al. — voluntarily dismissed his class action lawsuit, which was filed against the ...Read More »
Bidders interested in leasing buildings owned by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will have a chance to tour the facilities next week. The sites — 11 school buildings — will be closed as part of CMS’ plans to reduce operating costs. Bidding began ...
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The interim chief of Matthew’s fire department has been named the town’s fire and emergency medical services chief, town officials said today. Mecklenburg County native Dennis Green had been in the interim post for the past three months. He replaces Trim Sawtelle, who retired ...Read More »