Despite South Carolina IRP Rejection, Duke Energy Seeks 80-Year Operation for Oconee Nuclear Units

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 13:28:27 +0000

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Duke Energy has kicked off an effort to renew the operating licenses of all its 11 nuclear reactors for 20 more years, starting with Oconee Nuclear Station, its largest nuclear plant. The utility on June 21 filed an application with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a subsequent license renewal (SLR) for the three-unit 2.5-GW […]

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Charlotte Launches Electric Bus Pilot Testing 18 Electric Buses From 3 Companies

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 02:14:14 +0000

Article courtesy of NRDC. By Irene Nielson & Zak Accuardi, co-written with Catherine Kummer, Climate Advisor for the City of Charlotte. City of Charlotte residents can breathe easier knowing soon that the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) transit buses covering the region will become all-electric, supported by a first-in-the-nation energy modeling and financing partnership with Duke […]

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6 US Utility Companies Plan EV Charging Network In Southern States

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 18:05:00 +0000

6 major US utility companies have created the Electric Highway Coalition to bring DC fast chargers to the roads in their service areas.

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Duke Energy Reaches $1.1B Deal to Resolve North Carolina Coal Ash Cost Issues

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 16:50:22 +0000

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In a milestone settlement that could resolve Duke Energy’s “last remaining major issues” on coal ash management in North Carolina, the utility has agreed to absorb $1.1 billion in cleanup costs anticipated between 2015 and 2030.  The proposed settlement, which Duke Energy filed with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) on Jan. 25, is a […]

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Duke Energy Reaches $1.1B Deal to Resolve North Carolina Coal Ash Cost Issues

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 16:50:22 +0000

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In a milestone settlement that could resolve Duke Energy’s “last remaining major issues” on coal ash management in North Carolina, the utility has agreed to absorb $1.1 billion in cleanup costs anticipated between 2015 and 2030.  The proposed settlement, which Duke Energy filed with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) on Jan. 25, is a […]

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ZETA Publishes 100% Electric Vehicle Roadmap For 2030 For USA

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:08:38 +0000

A couple of mid-term and long-term targets are often expressed by people who follow this industry closely: 50% EV market share by 2025 and 100% by 2030. ZETA is committed to achieving the latter in the

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US Defense Dept. Doubles Down On Renewable Energy, DERS

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 17:16:30 +0000

Like a crouching tiger, the hidden dragon of the US renewable energy industry has spent four years waiting for an ally in the Oval Office.

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2021 — A Pivotal Year For Clean Energy In North Carolina

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 01:45:13 +0000

As we look back at 2020 and reflect on what comes next for North Carolina in clean energy and climate, one thing becomes clear, Governor Cooper’s climate and clean energy legacy will be determined by the ability to take the many critical policy initiatives from discussion to implementation in

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A Solar Settlement For The Good Of The Grid

Credit to Author: John Farrell| Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 18:05:37 +0000

Getting electricity customer-generators the compensation they deserve has been a battle in many states. Could a settlement between the utility and solar advocates squash net metering conflict for good

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