November 22, 2016
Advocacy group NC WARN wants state regulators to hold hearings on Duke Energy’s $56 million plan to upgrade its Cliffside coal units to burn natural gas. NC WARN contends that upgrading Duke Energy's two Cliffside coal units at the Rogers Energy Complex would be needlessly expensive and environmentally unsound.
November 5, 2009
Two prominent Charlotte physicians warn about mercury and other health impacts of a new Cliffside unit (from Jan. 08 but new to our website)
November 4, 2009
NC Utilities Commission declines to conduct hearing, and signals that Duke Energy can keep building power plants to expand its outside customer base
October 29, 2009
On Saturday, International 350 Action Day, NC WARN, Greenpeace and other allies held a strong March for Climate Leadership in Raleigh. We’re building pressure to save our climate, stop Cliffside, and hold our leaders accountable.
October 29, 2009
A Call to Conscience on International 350 Day of Climate Action, Oct. 24, 2009.
October 8, 2009
NC customers would pay higher rates to build Cliffside and nuclear plants so the power company can expand in South Carolina.
September 11, 2009
Duke Energy is seeking an 18% rate hike this year for residential electricity customers. Over 13.5% would cover costs such as the Cliffside coal-fired power plant, now under construction west of Charlotte. Another 4.5% increase has recently been approved for rising costs of coal.
July 27, 2009
Moody's says new nuclear plants are a ‘‘bet the farm’’ risk; the report parallels coal plant financing risks, boosting our call for halting Duke’s Cliffside project.
June 30, 2009
NC WARN's motion cites Duke's attempts to expand its customer base; long-term projections prove Cliffside is an unnecessary risk to ratepayers, health and climate
May 15, 2009
A long-awaited ruling in the multi-pronged appeal of the Cliffside power plant's air pollution permit was issued yesterday.