Quantcast
Home / News / Energy (page 3)

Energy

No fracking way (access required)

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 »

Babcock & Wilcox CFO stepping down

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 asks to raise rates

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 ...

Read More »

Perdue vetoes fracking bill

Gov. Beverly Perdue has vetoed a bill that would have moved the state closer to allowing a controversial process to extract onshore reserves of natural gas. Senate Bill 709, which Perdue vetoed this afternoon, would have allowed the state Department of ...

Read More »