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Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Duke Energy agrees to net metering plan with rooftop solar companies

May 31, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Duke Energy and several rooftop solar installers in North Carolina have reached an agreement on proposed changes to net energy metering policy. Under terms of the settlement, a “bridge rate” transition plan would be offered to existing and eligible new […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Duke Energy files carbon reduction options that include offshore wind and SMRs

May 17, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Duke Energy Corp.’s electricity-generating subsidiaries for North Carolina told regulators how they can comply with a new state law demanding significant greenhouse gas reductions by the end of the decade. The document filings with the North Carolina Utilities Commission come […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Duke Energy Could Power Purdue with Nuclear Project

April 27, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Small modular reactors (SMRs) are widely considered the best technology to increase the use of nuclear power worldwide, with advocates touting their zero-emission production of electricity, smaller land footprint, and scalability. SMRs also offer a cost savings over construction of […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Duke Energy Eyeing Coal Phaseout by 2035

February 17, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Duke Energy, the nation’s largest power producer, will dramatically slash coal generation’s share from the current 22% of total generation to 5% by 2030 and achieve a full phaseout of unabated coal by 2035. The company instead expects to deploy […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Solar advocates, Duke Energy reach net metering agreement in North Carolina

November 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Duke Energy and solar industry stakeholders have reached an agreement on net metering policy in North Carolina that will help expand distributed solar generation and benefit utility customers, the parties announced Tuesday. The Solar Energy Industries Association, the primary lobbying […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Despite South Carolina IRP Rejection, Duke Energy Seeks 80-Year Operation for Oconee Nuclear Units

June 22, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Duke Energy has kicked off an effort to renew the operating licenses of all its 11 nuclear reactors for 20 more years, starting with Oconee Nuclear Station, its largest nuclear plant. The utility on June 21 filed an application with […]


Energy Consumption, Global

Duke Energy offers tools, tips to help customers manage energy use and bills during COVID-19 pandemic

July 16, 2020

Via: Energy Manager Today

As the streak of mid-90s temperatures continues in North Carolina and South Carolina, Duke Energy is providing free tools and tips to help customers save energy – and money – as the region’s heat wave lingers during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Dominion Energy – Dominion Energy and Duke Energy Cancel the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

July 6, 2020

Via: Energy Manager Today

Despite last month’s overwhelming 7-2 victory at the United States Supreme Court, which vindicated the project and decisions made by permitting agencies, recent developments have created an unacceptable layer of uncertainty and anticipated delays for ACP. Specifically, the decision of […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Duke Energy Florida installs 1 millionth solar panel

February 25, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Duke Energy Florida plans to install a significant amount of additional solar energy over the next 10 years across the state. Duke Energy Florida will have a total of almost 515 MW of solar under construction or operating by mid-2020. […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Duke Energy to build two new solar plants

January 31, 2020

Via: Energy Global

The Twin Rivers Solar Power Plant will be built on 460 acres in Hamilton County, Florida, US. Once operational, the 74.9 MW facility will consist of approximately 235 000 tracking solar panels. The panels track the movement of the sun […]


News and Policies, State

Duke Energy gains regulatory OK for Hot Springs solar-storage microgrid

May 21, 2019

Via: Power Engineering

North Carolina utility regulators have approved Duke Energy’s plan for a solar-and-battery storage microgrid in the town of Hot Springs, the company reported Tuesday. The microgrid will include a 2-MW solar facility and 4-MW lithium-ion battery storage system. The combination […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Hurricane Florence No Problem For Nuclear Power Plants

September 13, 2018

Via: Forbes

Hurricane Florence, a potentially devastating Category 3 to 4 hurricane is on track to make landfall in the Carolinas sometime within 24 hours after this morning, Thursday, September 13. With winds up to 130 miles per hour, Florence could be […]


News and Policies, State

Duke Energy Finds Support for Smaller NC Grid Improvement Plan

June 4, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Duke Energy Carolinas has reached an agreement with environmental groups on a multi-billion dollar grid improvement program for its North Carolina territory. Duke initially wanted to spend (and charge customers) $7.8 billion over 10 years for its grid plan. The […]


News and Policies, State

Duke Energy Renewables Purchases First New York Solar Project

August 15, 2017

Via: Power Engineering

Duke Energy Renewables has purchased its first renewable energy project in New York. The 24.9-MW Shoreham Solar Commons project on Long Island, currently under construction in Brookhaven by Invenergy, is one of the largest solar projects in the state. When Shoreham […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

U.S. Electric Markets in Transition

December 30, 2016

Via: Power Magazine

The U.S. market for electricity is trifurcated. More than half the country is served by competitive generators bidding against each other in wholesale markets. Almost half is served by conventional state-regulated, vertically integrated utilities controlling generation and transmission. The rest, […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Duke Energy CEO Predicts Coal Will Vanish From Its Mix

September 30, 2016

Via: Power Engineering

Duke Energy Corp. CEO Lynn Good said she’s preparing Duke for the eventual disappearance of coal generation from the utility’s portfolio, she said today in an interview with Bloomberg. “I think we’ll still be operating coal in 2030,” she said. […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Duke Energy increases renewable energy growth target by 33%

April 29, 2016

Via: PV Resources

Due in large part to the dramatic growth in the renewable-energy market, Duke Energy has accelerated its 2020 renewable-energy goal by 33%. Duke Energy expects to own or buy 8000MW of wind, solar and biomass capacity by 2020 — a […]