If low-income people in Cabarrus County want to weatherize their homes for the winter, many will have to pay for it without government help. Cabarrus County commissioners have rejected $75,000 in federal funds to weatherize homes and lower power bills. ...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 »
With its data center in Maiden kicking into high gear after the launch of the iCloud service in October, Apple is preparing a solar farm for supplemental power on part of its 170 acres off Startown Road. The 100-acre project is described ...Read More »
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 »