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2013-10-02 12:22:43

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Repeated performance testing at the new 825-megawatt Cliffside Steam Station unit 6 demonstrates Duke Energy delivered on its promise to build one of the cleanest coal units in the nation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Cliffside unit 6 in Mooresboro, N.C., uses the most effective air emissions controls available. This innovative use of proven technologies enables the unit to be classified as a minor...

2013-10-01 12:22:57

HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, POWER magazine selects the most noteworthy coal-fired power plants worldwide to be designated Top Plants. Winning plants are profiled in the October issue, and awards are presented at the ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition being held in New Orleans, April 1-3, 2014. This year's award-winning coal-fired Top Plants are: Cliffside Steam Station Unit 6, Cliffside, North Carolina. Development of this supercritical plant entailed...

2013-09-26 08:22:26

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, today announced it will build two large-scale wind power facilities in South Texas. Duke Energy Renewables will build, own and operate the Los Vientos III and IV Windpower Projects, sited approximately 100 miles west of Brownsville near Rio Grande City in Starr County. Each will produce 200 megawatts (MW) of emissions-free electricity, enough to collectively power about 120,000...

2013-09-25 12:21:54

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy and Clemson University today committed at the Clinton Global Initiative to work together to develop new models for generating and distributing electricity. At the core of the partnership are workforce development initiatives and academic programs that will help develop technology to better manage global electric grid systems. Together, Duke Energy and Clemson will focus on education and research to develop innovative ways to efficiently...

2013-09-24 20:20:37

- Rates will increase a total $205 million, or 4.5 percent, for the first two years; increasing by 0.6 percent thereafter CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) today authorized an increase in electric rates for Duke Energy Carolinas' North Carolina customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) The revenue increase was initially agreed upon in a settlement between Duke Energy Carolinas and the North Carolina...

2013-09-24 08:33:34

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Florida today announced that on Oct. 8, 2013, the company will issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) to supply approximately 1,640 megawatts of generating capacity beginning in 2018. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Proposals will compete with Duke Energy's self-build option consisting of a highly-efficient, combined-cycle, natural gas unit to be located in Citrus County, Florida. "We...

2013-09-20 12:21:58

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynn J. Good, Duke Energy's (NYSE: DUK) president and chief executive officer, will participate in the "Can the Big Utilities Keep Growing?" panel at the 2013 Wolfe Research Power & Gas Leaders conference in New York City on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) The presentation and panel discussion will be available via webcast through the investors'...

2013-09-18 12:24:13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynn J. Good, Duke Energy's president and chief executive officer, will participate in the "State of the U.S. Utilities Industry" panel at the 2013 Bank of America-Merrill Lynch Power & Gas Conference in New York City on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 8 to 8:40 a.m. ET. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) The panel discussion will be available via webcast through the investors' section of Duke Energy's website:...

2013-09-16 12:22:40

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy's Notrees Battery Storage Project, located in Ector and Winkler counties, Texas, was recently honored with the top utility-scale energy storage innovation award at the 2013 Energy Storage North America (ESNA) Conference and Expo in San Jose, Calif. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) The project's 36-megawatt (MW) advanced lead acid battery helps smooth the naturally variable output from Duke...

2013-09-16 08:24:15

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xtreme Power, a world leader in real-time power management and energy storage solutions, and partner Duke Energy earned a 2013 Energy Storage North America (ESNA) Innovation Award for the Notrees Wind Energy Storage Project in Ector and Winkler counties, Texas. The Notrees Wind Energy Storage Project, a utility-scale effort undertaken with the U.S. Department of Energy, smoothly integrates frequency regulation and electricity shifting...