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Battleship NC gets $1M donation for preservation effort

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videoThe Battleship North Carolina announced a $1 million dollar donation today from the Duke Energy Foundation. The money will go toward repairing the the ship's hull and helping preserve the state's World War II memorial. Full story...
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NC regulators uphold Duke Energy rate hike

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North Carolina regulators are again approving a 7 percent rate increase for Duke Energy Carolinas customers. Full story...
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CFPUA Board conditionally approves proposal to build water line to Flemington community

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videoThe Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board today approved a joint proposal with Duke Progress Energy to construct a water line connecting Flemington-area residents and businesses close to Duke Energy's Sutton Plant to CFPUA's main drinking water system. The estimated cost of the project is up to $2.25 million. Full story...
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Steam blow begins at Sutton power plant

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videoDuke Energy is blowing out its new power plant... literally. For the next ten days, the Sutton Combined Cycle Plant on US 421 near Wilmington will blow steam through the new plant to make sure rust and other contaminants have been cleaned out. Full story...
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State suing Sutton Electric Plant/Duke Energy

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The state has filed two lawsuits for injunctive relief against Duke Energy Progress Inc. and Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC for claims related to the discharge of wastewater from the utility’s North Carolina coal ash impoundments that were not included in the state’s earlier legal actions. Full story...
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Duke Energy: political funds now out of rate hike

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Duke Energy says the country's largest electric company mistakenly tried to pass on to customers more than $326,000 in political contributions to a clean-energy advocacy group and Republican Party organizations. Full story...
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Duke Energy names insider to take over for Rogers

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Duke Energy's chief financial officer will take over for retiring CEO Jim Rogers at the end of the month. Lynn Good, 54, has been CFO since 2009. She will also take a seat on the company board. Full story...
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Feds still reviewing NC nuke plant's year-old flaw

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A Duke Energy nuclear plant in Wake County remains idle two weeks after operators shut it down after finding a year-old problem and a week after federal regulators launched a special inspection. Full story...
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NC files 2nd lawsuit against Duke Energy

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The state of North Carolina has filed a second lawsuit against Duke Energy, saying that coal ash threatens Charlotte's water supply. Full story...
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NC nuclear plant shut down after crack discovered

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Operators have shut down a North Carolina nuclear plant after finding tiny marks of corrosion and cracking that need repair. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the health and safety of employees or the public are not affected. Full story...
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HAPPENING TODAY: NRC hosts open house to discuss Brunswick Nuclear Plant

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials have scheduled an open house for April 24 to discuss the agency’s assessment of safety performance during 2012 for the Brunswick nuclear power plant. The plant, operated by Duke Energy, is near Southport. Full story...
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NC Supreme Court overturns Duke Energy rate hike

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North Carolina's highest court has overturned a substantial rate hike sought by Duke Energy and approved by state utilities regulators. Full story...
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Duke Energy begins rolling out new logo

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Duke Energy is ready to roll out its new logo. The logo with light blue, dark blue and green arcs and the company name in all capital letters represents Duke Energy's merger with Progress Energy last year. Full story...
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Duke Energy won't be repaid $10 million for DNC

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Duke Energy will not be repaid a $10 million line of credit it guaranteed the city of Charlotte to host the Democratic National Convention last year. Full story...
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'Unusual event' reported at Brunswick Nuclear Plant

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Progress Energy says operators declared an "unusual event" at the Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport today. The power company says it was caused by a freon release from an HVAC chiller on the plant's unit 2 turbine building roof. Full story...
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