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N.C. Slashes Duke Energy Carolinas Rate Hike

North Carolina regulators denied Duke Energy Carolinas’ request to enact a 13.6 percent overall rate hike, instead approving a 0.3 percent increase for residential customers for four years before rates rise.

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Duke Energy Raises Electricity Rates

The North Carolina Utilities Commission allowed Duke Energy subsidiary Duke Energy Progress to raise its customers’ utility bills in part to pay for state-mandated coal ash cleanup.

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1,000 Days on Bottled Water

Jan. 11 marked the 1,000th day that hundreds of North Carolinians living near Duke Energy’s coal ash basins have lived on bottled water. Affected residents spoke at press conferences in Raleigh and Charlotte that day along with lawmakers and representatives

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Objecting to Duke’s Proposed Rate Hikes

Appalachian Voices stands in firm opposition to Duke Energy’s proposed rate hikes to pay for their dirty energy.

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Fighting Duke Rate Hike

Appalachian Voices stands against the proposed Duke Energy residential customer rate hike of 16.7 percent, which pushes the burden of cleaning millions of tons of toxic coal ash to ratepayers.

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