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North Carolina


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…


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,…


Settlement Reached in Largest U.S. Coal Ash Cleanup

Duke Energy will save about $1.5 billion in coal ash cleanup costs under a settlement between the utility and environmental and other groups announced Jan. 2 by North Carolina’s Department…


Siemens Delivers World’s First HL-Class Gas Turbine to North Carolina Site
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Siemens has delivered its first-ever HL-class gas turbine to Duke Energy’s Lincoln County Combustion Turbine generation station, located near Denver, North Carolina. The HL-class gas turbine was derived from proven…