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Posts tagged “Duke Energy”

May 18

Premium Lock Duke poliovirus therapy; Lenovo-SAP solutions; Duke solar projects OK'd; PPD award

Tech briefs Tech briefs: A poliovirus therapy from Duke University receives "breakthrough" status from the FDA; Lenovo and SAP unveil their first joint products and solutions; Duke Energy wins approval for two solar projects; and PPD wins clinical research award.

May 9

Premium Lock Triangle headlines: $55M Duke Energy-Duke U. power project; Cree patent deal; LabCorp colon cancer blood test; Cree's board

Triangle headlines In today's wrapup of Triangle related tech and life science news: Duke Energy and Duke University are collaborating on a $55 million energy project; Cree settles a patent suit; LabCorp launches a new blood test targeting colon cancer; and Cree names former Advanced Auto Parts CEO to board.

April 13

Premium Lock Duke, Dominion NC surge in solar power rankings

All the construction of solar power projects in North Carolina is delivering more watts to customers - and national recognition to both Duke Energy as well as Dominion N.C. Power.

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Updated April 11

Premium Lock Video: With 5 BANGS, Duke Energy goes greener in Wilmington

With five bangs as explosives detonate, Duke Energy goes greener in Wilmington with the implosion and destruction of a huge boiler unit at its retired coal-fired L.V. Sutton Plant. Watch the video in slo-mo and from different angles.

March 29

Premium Lock Duke Energy awards nearly $1.4M to NC job readiness projects

New Duke Energy logo Duke Energy is investing nearly $1.4 million to jumpstart job readiness through grants to 26 education and nonprofit organizations focused on developing a highly qualified workforce and connecting job seekers with North Carolina employers. Many of the recipients are Triangle organizations. Many also address STEM education.

March 21

Premium Lock Duke Energy to power 10,000 homes with recycled poop

New Duke Energy logo Duke has agreed to buy the energy produced from a planned Carbon Cycle Energy plant in eastern North Carolina that will take methane from pig and chicken waste and send it to four Duke plants.

December 3, 2015

Premium Lock Google nearly doubles purchasing of renewable energy for data centers

Google goes more green for energy    Just two weeks after disclosing plans to purchase more renewable power from Duke Energy in North Carolina, technology giant Google on Thursday said it has signed six contracts with power providers that will nearly double its green power efforts to run data centers.

Updated November 24, 2015

Premium Lock Google to buy solar power from Duke Energy for NC data center

Solar energy      Google says it will voluntarily pay for renewable energy from a new Duke Energy solar farm to help power its big data center in the North Carolina city of Lenoir.

Updated September 18, 2015

Premium Lock Atlantic Coast Pipeline could lower energy costs, create jobs

New Duke Energy logo Atlantic Coast Pipeline has formally applied to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for permission to build a 564-mile interstate natural gas transmission pipeline. Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas are among the four companies that will build and own the pipeline research says would save energy costs and create jobs.

Updated July 16, 2015

Premium Lock Free Google Fiber; Aerie Phama expands RTP R&D,; IBM, RTI partner; coal ash recycling; iPod update

Bulldog In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Durham public housing residents to get Google Fiber free; Aerie Pharmaceuticals expanding R&D in the RTP; IBM, RTI partner; iPod touch updated; EPRI to study coal ash recycling for Duke

July 15, 2015

Premium Lock Duke Energy first in carbon emissions; Apple unfair to competition?

Bulldog In today's Bulldog update of Technology news: Duke Energy first in carbon emissions; FTC investigating Apple Music; Firefox offshoot gets $100M to challenge Apple and Google. Amazon Prime Day offers deals.

June 5, 2015

Premium Lock Quintiles among few NC risers in latest Fortune 500

Fortune Quintiles is one of only four North Carolina companies that improved their standing in the 2015 Fortune 500 list. Quintiles also is one of only two N.C. life science firms to make the elite, just slightly below rival LabCorp.

April 24, 2015

Premium Lock GSK malaria vaccine nearer OK; Aerie not giving up on glaucoma treatment; Duke Energy's Greentech award; Novartis soars; CDC's new tech tracks listeria

Bulldog In the latest wrapup of technology and life science news: GSK's malaria vaccine is closer to approval after clinical trial; Aerie Pharmaceuticals not giving up on glaucoma treatment; Duke Energy wins a Greentech award; Novartis soars in wake of GSK, Eli Lilly deals; CDC uses new tech to track listeria illnesses.

April 17, 2015

Premium Lock Apple Watches delay; Duke's solar at Lejeune; Slack raises $160M; WikiLeaks' Sony hack archive; Etsy stock soars; Yahoo-Microsoft deal

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: The U.K. Telegraph reports Apple Watches won't be in stores for weeks; Duke's solar project at Camp LeJeune wins OK; Slack, a red-hot collaboration startup, raises $160 million; WikiLeaks creates archive of Sony hack documents; Etsy's shares soar after IPO; and Yahoo is sticking with Microsoft.

March 11, 2015

Premium Lock Duke fined a record $25M over coal ash contamination

New Duke Energy logo The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has fined Duke Energy a record $25 million for the years of ground water contamination around its Sutton power facility in Wilmington.

February 10, 2015

Premium Lock Duke Energy targets businesses with $225M solar deal

Solar energy      The nation's largest electric company is expanding its solar power holdings with REC Solar, an outfit that installs solar arrays for companies, governments and utilities.

Updated January 22, 2015

Premium Lock Duke Energy to build $25M-30M solar facility at Camp Lejeune; Marines providing land

Solar energy      Duke Energy will build a solar power facility costing between $25 million and $30 million at Camp Lejeune. In return, the Marines are providing the 80 acres of land under a long-term lease deal. This is the first solar facility Duke is building at a military base.

September 25, 2014

Premium Lock Huge renewable energy plan involving Duke hinges on big Utah caverns

A proposal to export twice as much Wyoming wind power to Los Angeles as the amount of electricity generated by the Hoover Dam includes an engineering feat even more massive than that famous structure: Four chambers, each approaching the size of the Empire State Building, would be carved from an underground salt deposit to hold huge volumes of compressed air.

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