Post Tagged with: "Duke Energy"

Drone Aerial of Downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, NC.

City of Charlotte uses Duke Energy’s GSA program to negotiate a 35-MW solar project

February 26, 2020 at 10:50 am 0 comments

The Charlotte City Council voted Monday evening to participate in the Duke Energy Green Source Advantage (GSA) Program, which allows large energy users to negotiate contracts with solar developers to meet sustainability and renewable energy goals. An earlier pilot version saw Google and Cisco adopt the program. In this case,Read More

Duke Energy Florida installed its one-millionth solar panel, previews the next hundred thousand

Duke Energy Florida installed its one-millionth solar panel, previews the next hundred thousand

February 25, 2020 at 2:45 pm 0 comments

Duke Energy Florida is crowing about recently installing its one-millionth solar panel in the state at the company’s Columbia Solar Power Plant in Fort White, Fla. It’s a somewhat arbitrary big round number, but it does gives us a reason to check in on the heights Duke Energy Florida isRead More

Duke Energy’s Lapetus Solar project in Andrews County, Texas, is now operational

Duke Energy’s Lapetus Solar project in Andrews County, Texas, is now operational

January 30, 2020 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

The 100-MWac Lapetus Solar project in Andrews County, Texas, began commercial operation in December 2019, according to Duke Energy Renewables. It is Duke Energy’s second solar project in commercial operation in Texas and the first large-scale solar project in Andrews County. Texas ranks fourth in the country for solar energy.Read More

Duke Energy Carolinas working on a major battery storage project in Anderson County

Duke Energy Carolinas working on a major battery storage project in Anderson County

October 14, 2019 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy Carolinas is partnering with Anderson County, S.C., to build an energy storage project at the Anderson Civic Center that will be part of the company’s long-term strategy to integrate battery technology into the smart-thinking grid it is building in the Carolinas. The battery project will also provide powerRead More

The largest U.S. power utility commits to a net-zero carbon emission target

The largest U.S. power utility commits to a net-zero carbon emission target

September 17, 2019 at 7:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy, the largest U.S. power utility, announced a major commitment to address climate change by setting a target to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, with an interim target of 50 percent carbon emission reductions by 2030. The company’s 2017 goal to reduce carbon emissions 40% by 2030 wasRead More

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Duke Energy to let large energy customers negotiate directly with solar facilities in new program

August 21, 2019 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

The North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) has approved Duke Energy’s Green Source Advantage (GSA) program in North Carolina, designed to provide more renewable energy pricing options for large customers. In the GSA program, large energy users will have the flexibility of selecting and negotiating all price terms directly with aRead More

Label manufacturer opts for 100 percent renewable energy at factory via Duke Energy program

Label manufacturer opts for 100 percent renewable energy at factory via Duke Energy program

July 8, 2019 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

UPM Raflatac, a manufacturer of pressure sensitive label materials, is now sourcing all of the electricity at its factory in Mills River, N.C., via renewable sources through Duke Energy’s NC Renewable Energy Program. The company opted to increase its renewable electricity use from 4 percent to 100 percent from sourcesRead More

Duke Energy trying out new solar energy program tailored to businesses, schools, nonprofits in Indiana

Duke Energy trying out new solar energy program tailored to businesses, schools, nonprofits in Indiana

June 10, 2019 at 9:31 am 1 comment

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission approved a Duke Energy solar energy pilot program aimed at businesses, schools and nonprofits. “This program gives our business and nonprofit customers, including schools and local governments, another option to incorporate clean, renewable energy into their energy mix through a cost-effective leasing arrangement,” said StanRead More

Employee Shawn Dwyer (371846) standing next to truck in front of solar panels at Halifax Solar Facility. Roanoke Rapids, NC. North Carolina.

The Carolinas’ big solar day: 14 utility-scale projects selected for construction by Duke Energy

April 22, 2019 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

Bringing more cost-effective solar energy to the Carolinas, 14 utility-scale projects have been selected during an independently judged bidding process – part of a 2017 comprehensive renewable energy law. Based on an independent evaluation process, Duke Energy will produce or purchase a total of 602 megawatts (MW) of renewable energyRead More

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Duke Energy proposes electric vehicle infrastructure investments in North Carolina

April 1, 2019 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Duke Energy is proposing the largest investment in electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure ever in the Southeast – a $76 million initiative to spur EV adoption across the state. Duke Energy outlined its program in a filing with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC), which needs to approve the three-year program.Read More