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Duke-Progress merger facing competition worries

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The merger of Duke Energy and Progress Energy to form the country's largest electric company is not getting the approval needed by federal regulators. Full story...
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NRC starts special inspection at Brunswick Nuclear Plant

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will launch a special inspection at Progress Energy’s Brunswick nuclear power plant to assess the circumstances surrounding an event on Wednesday that required operators to shut down the Unit 2 reactor. Full story...
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Progress Energy raising rates

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Following two years of price reductions, Progress Energy Carolinas customers in North Carolina will pay slightly more for electricity beginning Dec. 1, reflecting increases in the cost of power plant fuel and energy-efficiency programs. Full story...
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Power outage in Pender County leaves thousands in the dark

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About 10,000 people are without power in Pender County. Full story...
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Duke, Progress want new hearing on merger

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Duke Energy and Progress Energy have asked federal regulators to take another look at their merger proposal. Full story...
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Duke-Progress to hurry solutions on competition

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Executives of Duke Energy and Progress Energy say they'll need only about two weeks to address federal regulators' concerns that their merger will too heavily concentrate the Carolinas electric power market. Full story...
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NC opens hearings on Progress-Duke Energy merger

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Critics are telling North Carolina regulators they should only allow Duke Energy and Progress Energy to merge and become the largest electric utility in the country if they also make revolutionary changes in how they operate. Full story...
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Duke, Progress want limits on NC's merger hearings

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Duke Energy and Progress Energy are asking North Carolina regulators to skip consideration of the economy in deciding whether to approve the companies' merger into the country's largest electric utility. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: State fines Progress Energy for death at Wilmington plant

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The North Carolina Department of Labor has fined Progress Energy after a death at the company's L.V. Sutton Steam Electric Plant in Wilmington. Cory Rogers, 24, died March 15 after hydrogen gas exploded during maintenance. READ THE CITATIONS INSIDE Full story...
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Groups challenge Duke-Progress Energy merger in NC

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Some environmental groups have filed last-minute challenges to the proposed merger between Duke Energy and Progress Energy. Full story...
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