New renewable plan looks like a coat of green paint for Duke and the rich data corporations it’s aggressively recruiting.
On Wednesday, November 20, nuclear engineer Arnie Gundersen and others will speak in Chapel Hill about the ongoing nuclear disaster at Fukushima, Japan, and its implications for new nuclear plants proposed by Duke Energy.
NC WARN today told new Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good we are astonished that Duke Energy is still considering buying into the VC Summer nuclear construction project after South Carolina regulators recently reiterated earlier warnings that the project is suffering enormous problems despite intensive efforts to correct them.
The NC Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments tomorrow in NC WARN’s challenge to a 2012 corporate merger that created the world’s largest electric utility.
Commentary by Jim Warren. Long-predicted and hopeful changes are quickly occurring in the electric power industry … Duke Energy could become a climate game-changer.
Jim Warren…is by vocation a scrapper who for years has taken on one of the biggest powers in North Carolina – its electric utilities.
Duke Energy Corp. customers in the Carolinas looking for relief from rate hikes are likely to be disappointed over the next several years. That is particularly true for customers at Duke Energy Progress, which forecasts the need for as many as five new natural gas plants between now and 2022.
NC WARN is challenging Duke Energy’s monopoly control over North Carolina electricity customers by appealing a highly controversial rate hike to the NC Supreme Court.
Over the next 15 years, Duke Energy plans to increase how much it relies on renewable energy only modestly—from 1 percent next year to just 2 percent in 2028… Jim Warren of environmental group NC WARN says that is too little.
A recent poll shows that 78 percent of North Carolina voters are tired of suffering under the rate-hiking, anti-competitive control of Duke Energy and its subsidiary Progress Energy.
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