Two years ago, Dan McQueen had the idea of turning horse manure into a pile of cool cash. But York County’s zoning nearly turned his plan into a pile of something else. It took raising a stink, and nearly four ...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 ...Read More »
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 ...
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Decades’ worth of energy could be sealed up in shale in the piedmont of North Carolina. But Robert Hardison, president of Status Oilwells Inc. in Charlotte, doesn’t really care. Although some are calling for North Carolina to allow a controversial ...Read More »
Duke Energy Corp. today said it plans to build another wind farm in Kansas. Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Charlotte-based Duke, will build, own and operate the 131-megawatt Cimarron II Windpower Project in Gray County, approximately 200 miles ...Read More »
Babcock & Wilcox Chief Financial Officer Exercises Provisions of Retention Agreement Babcock & Wilcox Co.’s chief financial officer said he is ending his employment with the Charlotte-based company. Michael Taff said he will plans to exercise his right to terminate his ...Read More »
Duke Energy Carolinas today said it has requested approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission to increase electric rates. When factoring in the company’s residential and commercial customers, it would mean an increase of about 15 percent. The Charlotte-based company said ...
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