Saying the review process for the ReVenture park energy plant “has been compromised by local political and financial interests,” the Mecklenburg County Waste Management Advisory Board wants an internationally known waste-management firm to study the proposed project. On Tuesday, the ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Duke Energy Corp.’s top executive urged regulators Tuesday to allow it to keep laying groundwork for a potential new $11 billion nuclear plant. The Charlotte-based company wants regulators to let it spend up to $459 million in development ...Read More »
Charlotte-based Piedmont Natural Gas today said Jerry Amos is retiring from its board of directors. Amos has been a member of the board since 1978. Starting in 1964, Amos began representing Piedmont as outside counsel. He became the company’s general counsel ...
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Duke Energy Corp. said Verizon Wireless will provide the telecommunications network that will connect digital meters, signs and media players that will be used in the Envision: Charlotte project. The initiative, announced last year, is designed to make commercial buildings in uptown Charlotte consume ...
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Duke Energy Corp. CEO Jim Rogers today called for ”purpose-driven” capitalism, saying said North Carolina’s biggest competition is global. “Our greatest competition isn’t inside North Carolina,” Roger said at a meeting of the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce in Durham. “Our biggest ...Read More »
Charlotte-based manufacturer SPX Corp. today provided more details on its $20 million contract involving a nuclear power plant in Germany, saying its Balcke-Duerr business will manufacture and install the components. The contract calls for replacing moisture separator reheaters for Biblis Plant A ...
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In Newton, Kan., resident Vern Koch has noticed the smoke curling up from a test plant that uses a process called gasification to destroy trash while turning it into energy. “I haven’t had any problems with odors, but at times ...Read More »
Kevin Holdridge and Michael McMillan have known each other for nearly a decade, but they only started working together recently. After running into each other repeatedly at green-building seminars and continuing-education presentations, they decided to stop fighting Charlotte’s old guard, ...Read More »