Duke Energy to build 250MW solar park in Texas

The Pisgah Ridge Solar Park project is predicted to create 300 jobs

Plans for three new battery storage projects in Florida

They will play an important role in supporting consumers during significant weather events as well as addressing overall grid efficiency and reliability

Duke Energy Renewables taps Goldman Sachs for $109m investment

It will use the investment over 18 months to support around 75MW of solar and battery storage projects

Duke Energy teams up with City of Charlotte to expand solar energy in North Carolina

The city has become the ‘first US municipality to execute a renewable power agreement’ under its Green Source Advantage programme

2050 carbon target
Duke Energy takes aim at 2050 net zero target

The US power company has unveiled an updated climate strategy, announcing a new 2030 goal to cut its carbon dioxide emissions by at least 50%

Duke Energy to decommission US nuclear plant nearly 50 years early

The company plans to dismantle the Crystal River Nuclear Plant by 2027, rather than the original deadline of 2074

US energy firm to pay $5.5m to settle lawsuit

A US energy company has agreed to pay almost $5.5 million (£3.6m) in fines and contributions to environmental projects as part of a lawsuit. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the settlement with Duke Energy over pollution at five coal-fired power plants in North Carolina. The EPA said it […]

$1m for 200KW battery project in the US

A US energy company has provided $1 million (£630,000) for an energy storage project. The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) will use the cash to develop a 200KW battery. It currently has a 100KW solar panel system and two small energy storage systems. It plans to install the new battery with more capacity so it […]

US energy firm fined $102m

US company Duke Energy’s subsidiaries have been fined $102 million (£64m) for a coal ash spill. They pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Water Act. Some of the charges are the direct result of discharging pollution from coal-ash dumps. The incident from the Dan River steam station into the Dan River near Eden, North Carolina took place in February 2014. Duke […]

US power firm scraps $24m nuclear project

The biggest energy company in the US has announced it will not be proceeding with a $24 billion (£15.7bn) nuclear power project in central Florida, reports claim. Delays in licensing of new plants by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and doubts about cost recovery are believed to have led to the decision, however, Duke Energy said […]