The unfolding nuclear plant crisis in Japan could pose significant problems for Duke Energy’s effort to build a new reactor near Gaffney, SC.
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Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers is now under an FBI investigation for allegedly seeking to ensure his customers absorb massive cost overruns at a power plant construction project.
A new poll shows that 70% of voters across North Carolina firmly reject a proposal to make it easier for Duke Energy and Progress Energy to build new nuclear power plants.
A loose-knit group of organizations representing diverse interests is taking pre-emptive action against proposed annual rate hikes by Duke Energy and Progress Energy.
Several organizations fired a pre-emptive strike Tuesday against plans by two North Carolina utilities.
What appears to be a key driver behind the merger between Duke and Progress – building two nuclear reactors in South Carolina – would cost customers much more.
NC utilities seek a blank check and annual rate hikes – as the US nuclear revival fails.
John Locke Foundation attacks continue despite federal data fortifying NC WARN’s July finding that solar power is now cheaper than juice from new nukes.
Arguments for new nuclear, coal plants ignore years of flat growth, rising rates, and a restructured economic future