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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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Hearing on Progress rate hike sparks interest

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video The North Carolina Utility Commission held a public hearing in Wilmington Tuesday night, the topic, increase electric bills for nearly 2 million Progress Carolina customers. Visitors to the North Carolina Utility Commission public hearing were greeted by well-organized protesters. Full story...
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NC panel hears views on Duke Energy rate increase

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videoNorth Carolina regulators are starting a series of hearings into a request by Duke Energy to raise electricity bills by almost 10 percent for nearly 2 million customers of Progress Energy Carolinas. Full story...
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NC critic to challenge Duke Energy merger in court

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A group critical of the merger that made Charlotte-based Duke Energy Corp. the country's largest electric company says it will seek to undo or revise the deal in a North Carolina appeals court. Full story...
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Duke Energy to file for another rate increase

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Duke Energy has told North Carolina utility regulators that it will ask for another rate increase soon. Full story...
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Power companies want to pay less for solar energy

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video Progress Energy and its parent company, Duke Energy, want to slash what they pay solar generators for electricity by as much as 29 percent. Full story...
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NC regulator approves Duke Energy probe settlement

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video North Carolina's utilities regulator and attorney general are settling separate investigations into whether Duke Energy misled officials before taking over its in-state rival Progress Energy. Full story...
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Duke Energy taps Shuler as Washington lobbyist

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Retiring U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler is staying in Washington, but he will have a new job as a lobbyist for the country's largest electric company. Full story...
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NC AG argues Duke wants too much in rate increase

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North Carolina's Supreme Court is considering a case that could pressure utilities regulators to justify rate increase decisions that can involve hundreds of millions of dollars. Full story...
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NC high court hears AG Duke Energy rate challenge

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video North Carolina's attorney general wants the state's highest court to reverse a decision giving Duke Energy permission to raise electricity prices by 7 percent and lock in a 10 percent profit. Full story...
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Duke Energy appeals NC rejection of secrecy claims

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Duke Energy is going to court to keep from divulging more than 600 pages of internal documents and emails that North Carolina utilities regulators determined were wrongly claimed as trade secrets. Full story...
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Enhancements coming to Sutton Lake boating access

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The boating access area at New Hanover County's Sutton Lake will close temporarily beginning Oct. 29 to receive a facelift. Full story...
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As Isaac approaches Gulf Coast, volunteers prepare here

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video Thankfully it looks like Hurricane Isaac has spared our part of the country, and local volunteers say they are ready to head down to the Gulf Coast if needed. Full story...
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NRC, Duke Energy meet over NC nuclear plant

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The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is meeting with Charlotte-based Duke Energy officials to discuss two apparent safety violations at a nuclear plant inherited after its merger with Raleigh-based Progress Energy. Full story...
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