New renewable plan looks like a coat of green paint for Duke and the rich data corporations it’s aggressively recruiting.
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.
New filings show Duke-Progress risking corporate death spiral by ignoring rapid US shift toward solar, wind, energy storage… Duke Energy and subsidiary Progress Energy yesterday filed long-range plans to stick with a 20th-century business model.
By approving another five percent rate hike with an order released last night, the NC Utilities Commission continued its support for Duke Energy’s business model of building dirty power plants and padding profits by gouging households and small businesses.
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