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NYC utility probes electric flash that lit sky in eerie blue

Electric utility Con Edison is working to figure out what caused a high-voltage equipment failure that unleashed an otherworldly flash of bright blue light in the night sky over New York City.
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Duke Energy wants customers to help with $760M storm cost

The clean-up from Hurricane Florence hit many of us hard in the wallet. Now it could hit even more people if the area's largest power provider gets its way.

New joint venture formed to convert pig poop to power

The world's largest pork company is teaming up with a major energy company to turn pig manure into renewable natural gas.

Staying warm this winter may cost more for American families

The cost of staying warm this winter is going to grow for the average American, and it's going to be especially painful for those who rely on heating oil, a federal agency said.

Duke Energy Carolinas rate cut means increase for households

Electricity rates will increase slightly for thousands of North Carolina households even though state regulators rejected Duke Energy's most recent rate hike request.
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Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the U.S. territory struggles with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria.

Company blamed for OBX blackout to pay $10 million to settle lawsuit

The company blamed for the Outer Banks blackout that sparked the evacuation of about 50,000 vacationers from Hatteras and Ocracoke islands will have to pay a lawsuit settlement of more than $10 million.

Power bills going up by $14 after approved Duke Energy rate increase

Duke Energy initially wanted to charge customers an additional $477.5 million an increase of 14.9-percent for customers.

Duke Energy asks customers to reduce electricity use during cold snap

Duke Energy Progress officials are asking customers to reduce electricity use until 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15 to help avoid potential high energy demand on the electric grid caused by frigid temperatures, according to a news release.

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