7 hrs ago
Duke Energy spokesman gets national PR recognition
Duke Energy spokesman Greg Efthimiou has been elected to PRWeek 's "40 Under 40" for 2014 based largely on his work in employee communications after the tempestuous conclusion to the Charlotte-based utility's $13.6 purchase of Progress Energy Inc. The merger had worked its way tortuously through regulatory approvals for 18 months.
21 hrs ago
The Charlotte Observer
In late night drama, a compromise on coal ash bill fails
RALEIGH A measure to impose tougher regulations on coal ash disposal, one of the top Republican legislative priorities this session, hit a wall in the early morning hours Friday when House and Senate leaders couldn't agree on a compromise bill.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Borrowing costs up as spending for Duke Energy nuke plant reaches $403.4M
Duke Energy's spending on planning for the proposed Lee Nuclear plant in Gaffney, S.C., has slowed considerably.
SPLV, FMF: Big ETF Inflows
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio , which added 8,600,000 units, or a 7% increase week over week.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Cary News
Progress deal would lower power bills in Eastern NC towns
Several Triangle area municipalities are among the 32 towns that make up the N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Agency.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Lake Wylie Pilot
Plan to extend life of river seeks city support
The Catawba-Wateree Water Management Group earlier this year released proposals members say will extend the life of the Catawba River through 2100.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Poll: Reaction to Duke Energy ash spill hurts Tillis politically
Will voter reaction against the state's response to Duke Energry's massive Dan River spill work against House Speaker Tom Tillis in his U.S. Senate race? A new poll commissioned by an environmental group says state voters largely pan the N.C. House bill on coal-ash regulation and that dissatisfaction appears to be hurting House Speaker Thom Tillis ... (more)
Duke Energy makes $1.2B deal for municipal shares in power plants
The assets Duke Energy has agreed to purchase include a 16.2 percent share of the Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant near Raleigh, pictured here.
Why Duke Energy (DUK) Stock Is Up Today
The company will pay $1.2 billion for the generating assets. The power agency serves about 270,000 customers and owns partial interests in several Duke Energy plants throughout North Carolina which represent about 700 MW of its generating capacity.
Wall Street Journal
Duke Energy to Buy Some Generating Assets for $1.2 Billion
Duke Energy Corp. agreed to a $1.2 billion deal for certain generating assets from the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
KEPR CBS 19
Wind energy companies seek balance between production, protection
On windy winter days, Duke Energy senior scientist Greg Aldrich likes to head to the sage-covered hills north of Glenrock to watch golden eagles ride the thermal air currents radiating off the sun-drenched earth.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Institute for Southern Studies
Institute Index: Letting Duke Energy off the hook for its coal ash mess
Activists with Greenpeace North Carolina and Charlotte Environmental Action attempted to deliver a fake check for $10 billion from Duke Energy to the U.S. Senate campaign office of state House Speaker Thom Tillis last week to draw attention to his role in weakening coal ash cleanup legislation.
Duke Energy ranks low for renewables, efficiency in national study
Duke Energy is fifth among the nation's 32 largest investor-owned utilities for power produced by renewable energy, according to a new study published by the sustainable investing advocate organization Ceres.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Duke Energy: This Dividend Stock Is a Solid Investment
Duke Energy is known for its solid dividend yield of 4.30%, and the stock's performance so far this year has been strong as well.
SPLV, NORW: Big ETF Inflows
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio , which added 6,250,000 units, or a 5.3% increase week over week.
Duke Energy creates app for investors
Duke Energy Corp. has released an investor app for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices.
Indianapolis Business News
Job fairs help Duke Energy fill its talent pool
With an aging workforce, Duke Energy Corp. finds itself in a precarious position.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Health agency says it's OK to use Dan River
North Carolina's public health agency is recommending lifting a recreational water advisory for a river that was polluted by a massive coal ash spill in February.
Charlotte, Duke, consider airport coal ash plan
Charlotte officials and Duke Energy are still considering Charlotte Douglas International Airport as a site for millions of tons of coal ash now at Mountain Island Lake.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Regarding coal ash transfer to airport, city issues Duke Energy an unexpected counter proposal
City staff charged with reviewing a proposal to move coal ash from basins around Charlotte to the airport said Monday that they've issued a counter proposal to Duke Energy.