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Multiyear rate option sought by Duke Energy in NC scuttled

Legislative allies of the nation’s largest electricity company have given up this year on a proposal to let Duke Energy and other utilities seek multiyear rates from North Carolina state regulators.

Four County Electric gets $11M in Hurricane Florence reimbursements

The power company for part of our area perhaps hit hardest during Hurricane Florence is getting reimbursed millions of dollars from the state and federal government.

Duke Energy to contest North Carolina coal ash excavation order

The country's largest electric company says it's challenging an order by North Carolina's environmental agency to excavate coal ash from all of its power plant sites in the state.
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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.

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