Duke Energy today appealed a recent order by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality requiring extremely expensive and disruptive excavation of nine coal ash basins at the company’s Allen, Belews Creek, Cliffside/Rogers, Marshall, Mayo and Roxboro facilities.
Duke Energy today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell a minority interest in a portion of its commercial renewable energy portfolio owned and operated by its affiliate, Duke Energy Renewables, to the John Hancock Infrastructure Fund and John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A).
Twelve organizations will receive $940,000 in new grants from Duke Energy’s Water Resources Fund to support environmental and wildlife programs. With this final round of Water Resources Fund grants, Duke Energy has reached its commitment to invest $10 million to help local organizations protect and improve the environment.
Bringing more cost-effective solar energy to the Carolinas, 14 utility-scale projects have been selected during an independently judged bidding process – part of a 2017 comprehensive renewable energy law.