House Bill 201, a bill that would reinstate 2009 energy efficiency standards in commercial construction, appeared to be sailing through the North Carolina General Assembly in mid-June.Then, on June 24, it again was removed from the calendar and referred to a committe, casting doubt on whether the bill would receive a vote during this legislative session. But Sen. Andrew Brock said he thinks the bill will come out of committee and be back in front of the Senate within the next couple of weeks.Read More »
When the lights went out in northern Mecklenburg County for nearly 24 hours starting early Monday, business owners and residents felt the inconvenience. That included The Knox Group, a family-operated real estate company in Huntersville. Although the outage caused by ...Read More »
Trane completed a yearlong, $3.6 million Central Piedmont Community College construction project in late September to make improvements that will reduce energy usage by 20 percent. That’s according to Jeff Lowrance, CPCC’s spokesman. Trane is presenting CPCC with a Trane Energy Efficiency ...Read More »
Construction could begin in October on a $500,000 solar panel installation at the Cabarrus Avenue West parking deck if the Concord City Council gives approval. That’s according to Erik Lensch, president of Charlotte-based Argand Energy Solutions. Lensch said private investor ...
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LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — When the U.S. Department of Energy provided incentives for businesses installing solar panels in September, local solar contractors were sure it was going to lead to a substantial number of installation projects. But with the federal ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Babcock & Wilcox Co. said its subsidiary has been awarded a $26 million contract with Consumers Energy’s D.E. Karn power plant in Hampton Township, Mich. B&W’s Power Generation Group will design and supply two spray dry absorber systems for the ...
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Charlotte-based Duke Energy Carolinas is considering having a minority interest in Santee Cooper’s 45 percent ownership of planned nuclear reactors at V.C. Summer Nuclear Generating Station in South Carolina. Duke has told the Public Service Commission of South Carolina that ...Read More »