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Coast Guard temporarily closes section of the Cape Fear River

The Coast Guard has closed a section of the Cape Fear River, south of downtown Wilmington, while crews begin to permanently raise the power lines crossing the river this week.
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Power crews pray before heading to North Carolina

OG&E crews are on their way to North Carolina as the state braces for Hurricane Dorian.

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.

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.
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Power still out due to flooded access points and damaged equipment

Two weeks after Hurricane Florence battered the Carolina coast, many home and business owners are without power because electric linemen can't access areas that remain underwater and damaged equipment.

Update from Southport, Sunday afternoon update

The city is hearing reports from citizens that they are starting to run low on food, medicine, and other supplies.

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 ties pig poop gas to lines for power plants

Duke Energy Corp. is finally converting methane gas from North Carolina's plentiful hog operations into gas that could be burned at electric power plants.

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