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 Duke Energy to sell 11 power plants to Dynegy for $2.8M

Duke Energy to sell 11 power plants to Dynegy for $2.8M

Dynegy will buy Duke Energy's non-regulated Midwest Commercial Generation Business for $2.8 billion in cash, which includes ownership in 11 power plants and Duke Energy Retail Sales.


 Video: Smokestacks imploded at Duke Energy's Cape Fear plant

Video: Smokestacks imploded at Duke Energy's Cape Fear plant

On Friday morning, two 200-foot smokestacks at Duke Energy's (NYSE: DUK) Cape Fear Plant was imploded after more than 90 years in service.


 NRC targeted by hackers three times in three years

NRC targeted by hackers three times in three years

Hackers targeted the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for cyberattacks at least three times in the past three years, according to Fox News.


 EPA's Final Rule for 316(b) effective October 14

EPA's Final Rule for 316(b) effective October 14

The 316(b) standards under the Clean Water Act was published in the Federal Register on Aug. 14, meaning the rule set forth by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) becomes effective Oct. 14.


Top 5 U.S. Coal Plant Heat Rates

Top 5 U.S. Coal Plant Heat Rates

Peabody Energy recently ranked the top 5 cleanest burning coal-fired power plants in the U.S. under three categories: SO2 emissions, NOx emissions and best heat rate.


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