Duke Files Carbon-reduction Plan for North Carolina Utilities
Reaction from Environmental and Consumer Groups Tentative
Duke Energy's coal-burning G.G.Allen Steam Station in Gaston County, N.C. could be closed by 2024 as the company moves away from fossil fuels and toward solar, wind and battery storage as part of the company's Carbon Plan. Filed Monday, the broadly written plan faces hearings in the coming months before the North Carolina Utilities Commission and could be adopted by year-end. | Murr Rhame, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
May 17, 2022
Duke Energy filed a proposal with the North Carolina Utilities Commission that presents four broad paths to reducing carbon emissions by 70% by 2030.