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Nearly 900 Duke Energy customers affected by power outage in Wilmington

According to Duke Energy's outage map, the outages are between Orange St. and Queen St. and 2nd and 6th Streets.

Whitefish Energy stops Puerto Rico power work in pay dispute

Whitefish Energy Holdings said it's halting work to help restore power in Puerto Rico because it said the US territory's government has not paid crews.
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Florida woman makes sexy plea for power after Hurricane Irma

A Florida woman had a creative idea to get her power restored. Kynse Leigh is one of thousands of people who lost power when Hurricane Irma hit Florida more than a week ago.
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Duke Energy Progress seeks 15 percent rate hike on NC customers

One of Duke Energy's North Carolina divisions wants to raise electricity rates by an average of 15 percent to pay for system upgrades, conversion to more natural gas and cleaning up coal ash pits.

Duke Energy aims to cut coal from one-third of power output

Any jump in coal production promised by President Donald Trump will not come from the largest U.S. electricity company, which is planning a steady move out of the fuel still key to producing power.

U.S. utilities seek sun as Trump sides with coal, fossil fuels

Plunging solar power costs are leading U.S. electric companies to capture the sun just when President Donald Trump is moving to boost coal and other fossil fuels.

Slithering serpent again slices power in South Carolina

Power is flowing again to more than 7,000 electric customers in South Carolina after a snake got into a substation and cut power - the third time in recent weeks a serpent has shorted electric power in the state.

ONLY ON 3: Southport residents again complain about abnormally high power bills

video You pay a price to live near the beach, but some Southport residents say the price of their power bills is ridiculous.

Greensboro food pantries expecting bare shelves

Food pantries in the Greensboro area expect their supplies to run out after more than 100,000 went without power in Guilford County because of a winter storm. The News & Record of Greensboro reports Greensboro Urban Ministry and the Blessed Table Food Pantry are encouraging area residents to donate to their shelters.

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