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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Duke Energy continues coal ash cleanup along the Saluda River

Duke Energy recently hauled more than 650,000 tons of coal ash from its W.S. Lee Steam Station in Anderson County.

Greenville exec takes charge of Duke’s economic development efforts

Clark Gillespy becomes senior VP of economic development for the utility, while Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe takes over as South Carolina president.

Clemson study spotlights state’s solar capabilities

Study: South Carolina's total solar capacity would be enough to power more than 7 million homes.

Piedmont Natural Gas issues annual winter forecast; predicts colder weather, higher...

Upcoming winter expected to be significantly colder than last year's warmer-than-normal winter period. Residential customers could see increase in Piedmont Natural Gas monthly bills.

Duke Energy completes acquisition of Piedmont Natural Gas

Piedmont will retain its name and both companies are headquartered in Charlotte. Acquisition adds 1 million natural gas customers to Duke Energy's customer base.

Duke Energy economic development team honored by Site Selection magazine

For the 12th consecutive year, Duke Energy has been named to Site Selection magazine’s annual list of “Top Utilities in Economic Development.”

Duke Energy solar rebate program issues $5M to SC customers

Almost one year after its launch, the Duke Energy Solar Rebate Program has paid about $5 million in rebates its South Carolina customers who have invested in solar power.

Atlas Organics delivers 20 tons of compost to lower food waste

Spartanburg-based Atlas Organics delivered 20 tons of organic compost to Greenville’s Reedy River Farms and Legacy Charter Elementary School on Friday. The delivery signaled continued growth for the state’s Don’t Waste Food SC program.

Sunstore Solar Energy Solutions recognized for providing jobs and clean energy...

Local solar installer Sunstore Solar was recently named to an annual list of North America’s top solar contractors. Sunstore Solar achieved a rank of 143 out of 500 North American solar companies.

Laurens Electric Co-Op opens first community solar farm in S.C.

Laurens Electric Cooperative (LEC) celebrated an energy milestone on Tuesday with the announcement of its community solar farm program, a first for South Carolina. The solar program allows customers to purchase renewable energy for a monthly fee.

State’s first community solar farm goes live

Customers can participate in solar energy without installing panels on their rooftop, offering a renewable energy option to homeowners who cannot or choose not to install panels on their own homes

Glen Raven to build $2M solar farm at Upstate manufacturing center

Glen Raven Inc. plans to build a $2 million solar farm at its Sunbrella manufacturing center in Anderson, South Carolina. The 1000-kW project will become the largest solar energy installation in South Carolina owned by a privately held company.

Feds approve 30 more years for Duke Energy Keowee-Toxaway hydro project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved Duke Energy to operate its Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric Project for another 30 years.

Duke proposes nearly $5 in monthly fuel savings

If approved by the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSCSC), the new fuel rates, which would go into effect Oct. 1, would be the lowest since 2006.

Duke Energy sets record for summertime electricity use

Duke Energy’s customers in the Carolinas set a summertime record for electricity use as the region's lingering heat wave drove up energy demand.

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