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Panel signs off on Duke Energy orders on rates, coal ash

The final rate increases haven't been finalized.

NC panel signs off on Duke Energy orders on rates, coal ash

The North Carolina Utilities Commission has signed off on orders involving Duke Energy’s two electric subsidiaries in the state over rate increase requests and how the company will pay to get rid of coal ash stored in the state.

Power bills rising for Duke Energy Carolinas households

Power bills are going up slightly for Duke Energy households in central and western North Carolina this week.

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.

N Carolina regulators deny Duke Energy rate increase request

Instead of a rate increase, state regulators are demanding the company pay up to customers as well as to the state.

Residents near coal ash plant upset about Duke Energy rate hike

Coal ash has been a problem for residents along Flemington Road in New Hanover County. Now, some are upset after the company responsible is increasing rates.

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.

NC Utilities Commission approves water service rate increase for Hampstead residents

Despite a public hearing where Pender County residents spoke out about a proposed water rate hike, the North Carolina Utilities Commission approved the request.

A look ahead: Duke Energy and state to begin final hearings on proposed rate increase

Still at issue is whether the company will be allowed to charge consumers the full, multibillion-dollar cost of cleaning up its coal ash pits.

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