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Why Duke, America’s Biggest Electric Utility, Is Also the Worst for the Environment

Duke Energy is the largest investor-owned electric utility in the U.S. But a new report by Environmental Working Group reveals another distinction: Its puny investments in renewable energy, schemes to penalize customers who want to go solar, and environmental record make Duke public energy enemy No. 1.  Based in Charlotte, N.C., Duke operates in so many state and regional markets – the Carolinas, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky – that it is challenging to get a full picture of what it is doing and planning.  Read more....



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