Two private watchdog groups have asked the new U.S. attorney in Indianapolis to investigate an ethics flap that has embroiled the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and Duke Energy Corp. The Citizens Action Coalition and Common Cause/Indiana want U.S. Attorney Joe ...Read More »
The North Carolina Division of Water Quality plans to hold a public hearing from 7 to 9 p.m. today to discuss water-discharge permits for Duke Energy Corp.’s three coal-fired power plants along the Catawba River. The hearing on the permits, which ...
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The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission today launched an internal investigation of cases over which a former commission attorney, who later took a job with Duke Energy Corp., presided. Charlotte-based Duke said the investigation involves cases spanning from Jan. 1 to Sept. 30 over which Scott ...Read More »
RALEIGH — A green-power advocacy group says North Carolina’s alternative-energy companies continue growing rapidly despite the country’s economic troubles. The North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association said today its latest survey of renewable-energy and energy-efficiency companies found there are now more ...
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Duke Energy Corp. today said it is reviewing e-mails featured in a news story about the Indiana president of Duke and a former lawyer at the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. The e-mails were part of a story by the Indianapolis Star that ...Read More »
The North Carolina Utilities Commission said today that it has approved Duke Energy Corp.’s Carolina’s Buck Steam Station in Salisbury, N.C., and Lee Steam Station in Williamson, S.C., as renewable-energy facilities, clearing the path for the company to use a ...Read More »
Across the nation, there has been a movement toward the development of electric smart grids. The grids allow utility customers to track and manage energy use on a near real-time basis, giving the customer an opportunity to decrease power use ...
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The North Carolina Utilities Commission has denied two petitions in opposition to a March 1 filing by Duke Energy Carolinas to register two coal-powered steam stations as renewable-energy facilities. On Friday, the utility commission denied the petitions of Temple-Inland Inc. ...Read More »
This isn’t your grandma’s waste incinerator. In a nutshell, that’s the counterattack now being made by proponents of a project to redevelop a 667-acre former Superfund site on the border of Mecklenburg and Gaston counties and operate a waste-to-energy gasification ...Read More »