SC Regulators Slap Down Duke Energy Rate Increase, Call Executives ‘Tone Deaf’

By Haley Walters, The Greenville News By Andrew Brown, -

State utility regulators on Wednesday reduced a proposed rate increase that would have affected 591,000 Duke Energy customers in the Upstate, and called executives of the energy company "tone [...]

Duke Energy’s Monopoly Power Faces Challenges In Southern States

By Sue Sturgis, -

A newly-formed coalition of advocacy groups has launched a campaign to end Duke Energy's longstanding monopoly control over most of North Carolina's electric system in hopes that permitting [...]

Man Led Away In Handcuffs After Protest Outside Duke Energy CEO’s Home

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - One person was arrested after a handful of protesters set up a makeshift fracking tower outside the south Charlotte home of Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good Wednesday morning. About [...]

Residents Send Duke Energy Giant Message: Clean Energy Now

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By Popular Resistance. Asheville, NC - Duke Energy is the largest utility in the US, and one of largest in the world. It emits more greenhouse gases than any other corporation (almost 2% of total [...]

Duke Energy Offers $6B For Solar, Batteries And EVs

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By Jeff St. John for GTM - Florida is set to get a lot more solar power and grid batteries -- in exchange for losing a future nuclear power plant. On Tuesday, Duke Energy Florida filed a revised [...]

Norway Dumps Duke Energy For History Of Environmental Damage

By Emery P. Dalesio, -

By Emery P. Dalesio for Associated Press - RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — One of the world’s largest investment funds is dumping its shares in Duke Energy Corp. because it sees too much risk in what it [...]

Duke Energy Flexes Political Muscle On Fracked Gas, Coal Ash

By Sue Sturgis, -

By Sue Sturgis for Facing South. Duke Energy is facing serious regulatory battles in its home state of North Carolina, with climate-action groups doggedly trying to block the company's planned [...]

Duke Energy Shareholder Meeting Turns To Green Energy, Environment

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By Bruce Henderson for The Charlotte Observer - Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good faced advocates Thursday at a shareholder meeting that has become an annual debate over the company’s environmental [...]

Duke Energy Versus Solar Energy

By Alex Kotch, -

By Alex Kotch of DeSmog Blog. Around the nation, big utility companies are successfully lobbying lawmakers and regulators to restrict individual and corporate access to solar power, denying [...]

Protests Against Duke Energy Blocking Solar Energy in NC

By Alex Kotch, -

By Alex Kotch for Desmog - Around the nation, big utility companies are successfully lobbying lawmakers and regulators to restrict individual and corporate access to solar power, denying people [...]

North Carolina Activists Stand Up To Duke Energy

Steve Norris, -

Steve Norris for Popular Resistance. Did you ever think protest was ineffective? Here in Asheville, even the threat of a small protest by a few people has derailed an important event that mammoth [...]

Duke’s Energy Modernization Will Result In Inequality

By Steven Norris, -

By Steven Norris for Citizen Times - Under its so-called Energy Modernization Plan, Duke Energy Progress wants to build 752 MW of natural gas fueled electric generation in Asheville. Over the [...]

North Carolina Activists Rise Up To Challenge Duke

By Steve Norris, -

By Steve Norris of Beyond Extreme Energy. Asheville, NC - This weekend activists in North Carolina made a frontal assault on Duke Energy's plans for 11,000 MW of new gas fired electrical [...]

Duke Energy Pushes Fast-Track For Gas Plant

By Jim Warren, -

By Jim Warren of NC WARN. Durham, NC – Duke Energy responded to our insistence for careful examination of the need for a large gas-fired power plant near Asheville by pressing the NC Utilities [...]