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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.

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.

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.

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.

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