Posts tagged “Duke Energy”
Domestic violence costs tech CEO his job; setback for Pozen; Duke's solar shines; new name for Cornerstone; Nokia picks CEO
In today's Bulldog blog tech and life science roundup, check out headline news from Cornerstone Therapeutics, Nokia, Pozen, Duke Energy and a tech exec who says he was fired because of a conviction for domestic violence.
Epic Games owed $9.2M; GSK diabetes drug update; Cree LED ups efficiency; ACC Clean Energy Challenge; Netflix stock record; eBay earnings
In our Bulldog blog's technology and life science update: Epic Games wins another $4.5 million in a law suit; GSK diabetes drug advances in EU; Cree breaks efficiency benchmark; ACC Clean Energy Challenge takes entries; Netflix soars to record; eBay earnings increase.
The largest U.S. electric company wants to pay North Carolina shops and homeowners less for solar power they generate by changing a pricing rule that was designed to spur production of the power, a Duke Energy vice president says. Environmentalists and solar related businesses see fallout from decision.
Ginny Rometty is No. 1 and GSK's Dierdre Connelly is No. 30 on the latest list of the "Most Powerful Women" in business from Fortune. Meanwhile, Duke's new CEO premiers at No. 16.
DukeNet, a fiber optic network company based in Charlotte, provides data and bandwidth services to wireless carriers, data centers and other businesses and customers in North Carolina, South Carolina and five other states in the Southeast.
As new energy developments such as LED lighting prove to be cost-cutters and true improvements in sustainability, more businesses are likely to embrace them to improve bottom lines as well as to help the environment. Need proof? Check out the renovation underway at the American Tobacco Historic District.
The global environmental group gives high marks to Google and Cisco for their efforts to adopt sustainable energy. Greenpeace especially likes Google's deal with Duke Energy in providing power to its soon-to-be-expanded data center in Lenoir.
Duke Energy is changing the name of recently acquired Progress Energy Carolinas to Duke Energy Progress and also has created a new logo.
Duke Energy and Progress Energy said Friday that they had an agreement with the state Utilities Commission's Public Staff about the companies proposed merger and will maintain community support and pass savings on to customers.
Opinion: Duke Energy alone has $1.2 billion held hostage overseas by a tax system that penalizes U.S. businesses that want to bring their foreign earnings to America to create jobs. With the right changes to our tax laws, we can bring that money home to support and accelerate our capital program investments in smart grid technology, retire and replace older coal plants, and build natural gas and renewable generation.
The merger between Duke Energy and Progress Energy would help the utility giants deal with major challenges and might mean lower rates for consumers, says NCSU's Michael Walden. Will "green" projects get a boost?