Latest Top of the World Stories

2010-12-07 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is leveraging its ownership of the Top of the World Windpower Project in operation near Casper, Wyoming, to finance continued investments in renewable power. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) Duke Energy Generation Services (DEGS), a Duke Energy Commercial Businesses unit that develops and owns renewable power assets, secured roughly $231 million in non-recourse credit...

2010-10-11 09:04:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy's Top of the World Windpower Project near Casper, Wyo., is now on line and producing clean, renewable electricity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) The 200-megawatt (MW) wind farm, located in Converse County, supplies wind energy to PacifiCorp under the terms of a 20-year power purchase agreement. The 110 wind turbines that comprise...

2009-08-31 06:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) continues to add to its renewable power portfolio with the announcement that it will build and operate a 200-megawatt wind energy project near Casper, Wyo. The Top of the World Windpower Project will be the company's ninth U.S. wind farm and its fourth in Wyoming. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) Duke Energy will construct the Top of the World project on approximately 17,000...

2008-07-12 09:00:31

By Simon Calder Karen Carpenter, get out of my head. Right now, I am aboard a polar expedition vessel just 10 degrees from the North Pole. I'm on top of the world, looking down on creation, and the only tune that's whizzing around my brain is The Carpenters' 1973 hit, "Top of the World". Spitsbergen, where I have spent the past couple of weeks, has every right to be considered the top of the world. This Norwegian island, the main part of the Svalbard archipelago, is only 600 nautical...

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