Solar

The City of Charlotte is the first municipality to take advantage of Duke Energy’s GSA program and is teaming up with Carolina Solar Energy and Ecoplexus to build a 35-MW solar farm. The green source advantage (GSA) program allows large customers to offset power purchases by securing renewable energy from projects connected to the Duke...
Solar

Today, Duke Energy and Colorado Springs Utilities (Springs Utilities) announced the start of operation for a new solar energy generating facility, the Palmer Solar project. Containing more than 220,000 solar panels on about 700 acres southeast of Colorado Springs, Colo., the 60-MW Palmer Solar will provide solar electricity to Springs Utilities’ customers. This is the largest...
Blogs

Across the United States, major utility companies are setting ambitious goals and deadlines to be net-zero emitters. Madison Gas & Electric (MGE) in Wisconsin pledged to fully de-carbonize by 2050. Xcel, a Minneapolis-based utility, also pledged to go carbon-free. North Carolina-based Duke Energy announced similar plans to reach net-zero by 2050. And American Electric Power...
Solar

On Monday, The Charlotte City Council voted to participate in the Duke Energy Green Source Advantage (GSA) Program, which means that the North Carolina city will move forward with a 35-MW, utility-scale solar energy project. GSA is an electric power holding company in the U.S. that provides electricity to millions of customers across six states. The...
Utility Scale

by Nicholas Nhede US utility Duke Energy Renewables has announced the start of operations of largest solar energy project in Texas. The 100MW solar energy plant has been set live in December 2019 and is the first large-scale solar project in Andrews County. The project has comprises 340,000 solar panels installed on 800 acres of land and has employed 240...
News

Florida residents will have to wait a bit longer to choose their own electricity supplier This week the Florida Supreme Court ruled that ballot initiative language that would allow electricity consumers to choose their energy and service providers was misleading. The decision means that Florida voters will not have an opportunity in November to vote...
Bioenergy

Duke Energy and a food processor have begun producing renewable natural gas from the waste at a North Carolina hog plant. Smithfield Foods, OptimaBio and Duke are working together to develop biofuel from the wastewater treatment system at the Tar Heel pork processing facility. The $14 million project can produce up to 140,000 dekatherms of...
Event Coverage

New Orleans is the most European of U.S. cities, a low-lying port founded by the French, run by the Spanish for a time and long one of America’s most popular destinations for tourists. It’s the entry and exit point for ships on global commercial voyages to and from the U.S. It has great ties to...