Duke Energy

Feb 18, 2014

Toxins leaking from 2nd pipe at NC coal ash dump

RALEIGH — North Carolina officials say wastewater containing unsafe levels of arsenic from a Duke Energy coal ash dump is flowing into a North Carolina river already contaminated from a massive Feb. 2 spill. The state […]

Feb 17, 2014

UPDATED: NC Gov. McCrory briefed on Duke coal ash lawsuit

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s top environmental official said Monday that he briefed Gov. Pat McCrory before intervening in lawsuits against Duke Energy, resulting in a negotiated settlement that fined the $50 billion corporation […]

Feb 7, 2014

Coal ash not yet fully contained from NC river

EDEN — Duke Energy says it is diverting the flow of coal ash from reaching a North Carolina river, but the company cannot yet declare the massive spill fully contained nearly a week […]

Jan 23, 2014

Matthews quick-charge station funded

MATTHEWS — The town of Matthews has received a grant for an electric vehicle charging station that can quick-charge an vehicle in about half an hour. The charger will be […]

Jan 8, 2014

Dismissal of Duke-Crescent lawsuit ends one chapter of Charlotte’s economic history

A murky, internecine lawsuit over $1.2 billion involving two formerly synonymous giants of economic development in Charlotte has ended in what appears to be an equally shadowy draw. But the […]

Nov 4, 2013

Duke Energy to demolish Mount Holly power plant

MOUNT HOLLY – Duke Energy, the Charlotte-based energy giant, is set to start demolition on parts of its Riverbend Steam Station on the Catawba River in Gaston County, as part […]

Sep 25, 2013

NC regulators approve Duke Energy rate hike

North Carolina regulators have approved a rate increase of 4.5 percent for Duke Energy.

Sep 5, 2013

Duke Energy money market fund returns more than bank

Though this Duke Energy product walks and talks like a money market account and though you can write checks on your balance, the people at Duke consider it an investment in their PremierNotes. The 1.41 percent you would get from DUK is enormously better than the miserly 0.35 percent an ignoramus would get from this bank.

Oct 19, 2010

Public hearing set for Duke water permits

The North Carolina Division of Water Quality plans to hold a public hearing from 7 to 9 p.m. today to discuss water-discharge permits for Duke Energy Corp.’s three coal-fired power […]

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