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North Carolina


Duke Energy begins construction on 22.6-MW N.C. solar project

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 26, 2021) – Expanding its rapidly growing clean-energy portfolio, Duke Energy has begun construction on the 22.6-MW Speedway Solar power plant in Cabarrus County. The project will…


Sweet Deal—Hershey, Others Have Solar Pacts

A well-known chocolate maker has announced two new clean energy partnerships as the company continues to increase its sustainability efforts. The Hershey Co. on April 20 said it has power…


Active Energy Group Announces $10 Million in New Funding, Continues Development of First CoalSwitch Production Facility

LUMBERTON, N.C. (February 9, 2021) — Active Energy Group plc (AEG)  announced it has secured new funding in the amount of $10 million while also converting all existing debt to…


Duke Energy Reaches $1.1B Deal to Resolve North Carolina Coal Ash Cost Issues

In a milestone settlement that could resolve Duke Energy’s “last remaining major issues” on coal ash management in North Carolina, the utility has agreed to absorb $1.1 billion in cleanup…


N.C. Environmental Leader Biden's Choice to Lead EPA

The leader of North Carolina’s agency overseeing environmental issues in that state will be nominated to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), POWER learned on Dec. 17. Michael Regan,…