DURHAM — North Carolina is poised for an economic boost thanks to laws authorizing fracking and by opening the door wider to more alternative energy production, Gov. Pat McCrory predicted Wednesday before state business leaders. Pushing ahead on his “all of the above” ...Read More »
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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Court of Appeals is being asked to decide whether the deal that made Charlotte-based Duke Energy Corp. the country’s largest electric company should be revised to do more for consumers. The court will hear arguments Wednesday challenging the ...Read More »
Ryland Homes last week said it has acquired 32 new home sites in two neighborhoods at The Palisades, a master-planned community off Highway 49 in southwest Charlotte on the shore of Lake Wylie. Beth Payan of Larry Vershel Communications said Calabasas, Calif.-based ...Read More »
Charlotte’s next big competitor for skilled workers might be coming from deep in the heart of Texas. When it comes to cities economic developers here are paying attention to, Austin, more than 1,100 miles away, is on the list as ...
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McGuireWoods said it has added four partners to its debt-finance practice group in Charlotte. The law firm said Eric Burk, Jim Hedrick, David Lapp and Kent Walker, from the Charlotte office of Winston & Strawn LLP, will represent clients in ...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 »
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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Duke Energy Corp. said it will remain the title sponsor of Blumenthal Performing Arts Center’s Broadway Lights series for the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons. “The Broadway Lights series brings world-class programming to our community and is a prime example of ...Read More »
In 2002, Mount Holly citizens began meeting to work on ways to revitalize their downtown district. Lee Beatty, a family physician and a community leader, said people were wondering how to connect the town to the Catawba River, which is ...Read More »