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  1. NC lawmakers set to fight new EPA Clean Power guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | WBTV

    ... to other states. But there are critics who are urging North Carolina lawmakers to abandon Bill 571 and force Duke Energy to comply with the new Clean Power Plan announced Monday. In a statement to the media, Molly Diggins, State Director for the NC ...

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  2. Carolinas to make deeper carbon reductions than most states under new EPA ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    ... the state's 2030 carbon targets in the EPA's plan to power-plant emissions recorded in the 2012 baseline year. Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good called it an "ambitious plan (that) seeks to build on the substantial progress Duke Energy and other utilities ...

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  3. Duke Energy spending on Lee nuclear plant remains slowRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Duke Energy's spending on the proposed Lee Nuclear Station continues on the slow side, totaling $21.7 million for the first six months of this year. Since announcing the project in 2007, Charlotte-based Duke has spent almost $449 million on pre-construction costs on the project last estimated to cost around $14 billion, including interest costs, to build.

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  4. Drought, low water levels force boat ramp closures along Lake WylieRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    ... 9 also learned the ramps that Mecklenburg County runs have been shut down as well. Officials consulted with Duke Energy about those closures and decided to go ahead and do it. "In order to ensure the safety and most importantly protect people's ...

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  5. NC to challenge new EPA emissions rulesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    ... a 2002 state law made utilities clean up power plant smokestack emissions beyond what federal rules required. Duke Energy has been phasing out its dirtiest coal-burning plants as cheaper natural gas fuel has become plentiful. The company said it has ...

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  6. White House clean energy plan gains support from companies with N.C. tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... emissions by between 26% and 28% below 2005 levels by 2025. Lynn Good , president and CEO of Charlotte-based Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE:DUK) offered support for the White House plan in a statement. "This ambitious plan seeks to build on the substantial ...

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  7. EPA smokestacks rules unwelcome, unneeded say leaders in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... a 2002 state law required cleaning coal-burning power plants beyond what federal rules required. Charlotte-based Duke Energy says it's shuttered 40 older coal-burning units in the Carolinas and Midwest since 2011 as cheaper natural gas has become ...

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  8. EPA smokestack rules unwelcome, unneeded say leaders in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    ... a 2002 state law made utilities clean up power plant smokestack emissions beyond what federal rules required. Duke Energy has been phasing out its dirtiest coal-burning plants as cheaper natural gas fuel has become plentiful. The company said it has ...

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  9. Just Published: 'Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) - Clean Technology - Deals and Alliances Profile'Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR-inside.com

    Duke Energy Corporation is an integrated energy utility. It undertakes the generation, transmission, distribution and sales of electricity, natural gas and provision of related energy services.

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  10. XLU, SMH: Big ETF InflowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    ... or a 2.8% increase week over week. Among the largest underlying components of XLU, in morning trading today Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) is up about 0.7%, and Nextera Energy (NEE) is higher by about 3.2%. And on a percentage change basis, the ETF ...

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  11. Duke Energy Renewables acquires 20-MW Shawboro Solar Project in Eastern North Carolina from EcoplexusRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Electric Energy Online

    Duke Energy Renewables announced it has acquired a 20-megawatt AC solar power project in Shawboro, N.C., from Ecoplexus Inc., lead developer of the project. "We are pleased to add a quality project from Ecoplexus to our growing solar portfolio in Eastern North Carolina," said Greg Wolf, Duke Energy president, Commercial Portfolio.

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  12. Duke Energy Renewables Acquires Seville Solar Projects in Southern California Totaling 50 MWRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | ThomasNet

    Duke Energy Renewables today announced it has acquired the 20-megawatt Seville I and 30-MW Seville II Solar Power Projects in California from Kruger Energy. The projects are located in Imperial County about 10 miles west of the Salton Sea.

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  13. Duke Energy finishes $1.2 billion power buyout of eastern N.C. citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Burlington Times News

    Duke Energy Corp. says it's competed a $1.2 billion deal to buy out dozens of eastern North Carolina cities that have struggled for years with bad investments in power plants. The country's largest electric company reported the buyout Friday to the Securities and Exchange Commission that gives it full ownership of four coal-fired and nuclear power plants.

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  14. Duke Energy applies for $1.3B in bonds to cut nuke plant closing costs in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    Duke Energy has asked Florida regulators to allow it to issue $1.3 billion worth of a new type of securitized bond designed to reduce charges to customers for the costs of shutting down the damaged Crystal River nuclear plant . Duke projects using the securitized bonds approved by the Florida legislature this year to help address the Crystal River costs will save customers in the state about $790 million over the next 20 years.

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  15. Duke Energy Progress completes $1.25B purchase of NCEMPA's power generation assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency has finalized the sale of its power generation assets to Duke Energy Progress for $1.25 billion, marking the completion of a proposed deal that was announced early last year. NCEMPA serves as the wholesale power provider to 32 cities in the eastern part of the state, including Apex, Greenville, Rocky Mount and Wake Forest.

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  16. Duke Energy Carolinas proposes cut in S.C. fuel chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    Duke Energy Carolinas proposes to reduce fuel charges for South Carolina customers in October that will cut the average bill for a residential customer by a little more than a dollar per month. There will be larger cuts for general business and industrial customers, if the reductions are approved by the S.C. Public Service Commission.

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  17. Duke Energy closes $1B-plus purchase of power-plant shares from N.C. municipal utilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    Duke Energy Progress says it has closed its purchase of the partial interest in four coal and nuclear plants from the N.C. Eastern Municipal Power Authority. In a filing Friday afternoon with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Duke says the final cost ended up at $1.25 billion.

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  18. Duke Energy Progress completes purchase of NCEMPA generation assetsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Sys-Con Media

    /PRNewswire/ -- Following a year of regulatory reviews, approvals and legislative action, Duke Energy Progress and the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA) today completed the approximately "This purchase will provide long-term fuel ...

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  19. Duke Energy Carolinas proposes fuel charge cut in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    Duke Energy Carolinas proposes to reduce fuel charges for South Carolina customers in October that will cut the average bill for a residential customer by a little more than a dollar a month.

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  20. CB&I loses top Charlotte execRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    ... a prepared statement. Lyash spent most of his career with Progress Energy, which he joined in 1993. He came to Duke Energy Corp. in July 2012 when it bought Progress for $13.7 billion. He was one of only two top executives from Progress to stay with ...

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