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Appalachian Voices files legal challenge of Duke Energy’s rate hike in N.C.

CONTACTS: Greer Ryan, Center for Biological Diversity, 812-345-8571, gryan@biologicaldiversity.org Rory McIlmoil, Appalachian Voices, 828-262-1500, rory@appvoices.org Raleigh, N.C. — The Center for Biological Diversity and Appalachian Voices filed a petition today to intervene in Duke Energy Carolinas’ application to substantially increase

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New N.C. Policies Threaten Solar Investments

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A new rule ordered by the North Carolina Utilities Commission has garnered praise from Duke Energy, while solar advocates fear it may harm the economic viability of solar projects.

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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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Duking It Out: CEO Retires, Rates Increase and other shorts

By Matt Grimley Under a proposed settlement with the N.C. Utilities Commission and the N.C. Public Staff, Duke Energy President and CEO Jim Rogers will retire from his positions at the end of 2013. The agreement, announced late November, would

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