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Duke Energy tells investors renewables goal is 40 GW by 2050

U.S. utility giant Duke Energy announced plans to double its renewable portfolio in only five years and then more than double it again by 2050. The North Carolina-based Duke also committed itself to a path reducing...
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Duke Energy taps Wärtsilä to manage multiple energy storage projects

Technology group Wärtsilä announced that it has signed a contract with Duke Energy for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of three battery storage facilities over the past six months. These facilities will be in U.S. states North...

Duke Energy begins operation of 9-MW energy storage site in Asheville, N.C.

The largest battery storage system in North Carolina is now in operation with Duke Energy at the helm. The 9-MW system is operating next to a Duke Energy substation in the Shiloh community of Asheville, N.C. The project, featuring...
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Backed by EPRI, major utilities launch initiative to accelerate economy-wide deep decarbonization

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Gas Technology Institute (GTI) announced this week that they are embarking on a five-year initiative to accelerate the development and demonstration of low-carbon energy technologies. With the increase of decarbonization goals...

Duke Energy begins construction of nearly 100 MW of new solar capacity in North...

This week, Duke Energy announced it has begun construction on two major solar projects in North Carolina. The projects are the 69-MW Maiden Creek solar facility, located in the Catawba County town of Maiden and...

Duke’s Asheville CCGT units now in operation, replacing retired coal-fired station

A two-unit, combined-cycle gas-turbine (CCGT) station built to replace an older coal-fired power plant is now fully operational and delivering electricity for Duke Energy’s customers in North Carolina and South Carolina. The new Asheville station...

Duke Energy’s net zero goal requires huge investment in renewables, energy storage and maintaning...

Utility giant Duke Energy is already halfway toward its goal of 16,000 MW in owned, operated and contracted renewable energy by 2025, the company announced in new climate and sustainability reports released Tuesday. In addition, Duke said that the...

One million panels: Duke Energy Florida makes rich investment in solar

Duke Energy Florida announced Monday that it installed its one millionth solar panel in the state. The landmark panel was placed in Duke’s Columbia Solar Power Plant in Fort White. “This is an exciting announcement as we increasingly...

Carolina judge approves Duke Energy plan for coal ash removal and basin closures

A North Carolina judge has approved an agreement for Duke Energy to close all of its remaining power plant coal ash basins in the state. Superior Court Judge Paul Ridgeway puts into motion a consent order previously...

Duke Energy Renewables buys 20 MW of solar projects in Georgia

Duke Energy Renewables, a unit of Duke Energy, completed the acquisition of the final project in a portfolio developed with Inman Solar Inc., totaling 20 MW. The projects are in construction or have begun commercial...

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