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Backers push new Ohio energy efficiency incentive plan

Sep. 22, 2021 12:01 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Utilities would set a goal of reducing energy waste by 0.5% a year, a far more modest goal than a previous 2% requirement, under legislation aimed at restarting energy efficiency programs, a co-sponsor of the bill testified Wednesday. The previous...

Duke Energy puts two buildings in Charlotte up for sale

Sep. 08, 2021 15:37 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy Corp. says two of its properties in downtown Charlotte are up for sale as part of the utility’s consolidation plan to move into a single building. Duke Energy spokesman Neil Nissan says buildings on Church and College streets have...

Tesla, Expedia fall; Sonos, Duke Energy rise

Aug. 16, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: Sonos Inc., up $1.79 to $39.93. The maker of wireless speakers and home sound systems reportedly received a favorable decision in a patent dispute with Google. ...

Energy efficiency incentives could return under Ohio bill

Aug. 16, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio power companies could once again offer energy efficiency programs such as smart thermostats or appliance rebates, the cost of which would be covered by customers under new legislation aimed at restarting such programs after a now-tainted energy bill killed them...

1966 death of heiress' employee under renewed scrutiny

Aug. 05, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

When Doris Duke, a fabulously wealthy tobacco and power company heiress, ran over and killed a longtime employee and confidant at her Newport, Rhode Island, mansion in 1966, police took her at her word that it was an accident. But the story of the killing at Duke’s...

Officials: Storm lashing Florida strengthens into hurricane

Jul. 06, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A storm that has lashed the Caribbean and the Florida Keys with pounding rain and gusty winds and complicated the search for survivors in a deadly condominium collapse has strengthened into a hurricane. The National Weather Service said...

Textile, environment advocates speak against NC energy bill

Jun. 28, 2021 20:58 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina textile executives joined advocates for the environment and the poor on Monday to urge state legislators to reject a major energy bill pushed by House Republicans. The coalition held a news conference to criticize the wide-ranging...