Post Tagged with: "coal-fired power plant"

Duke Energy tests turbines as new Asheville gas plant nears completion

Duke Energy tests turbines as new Asheville gas plant nears completion

The existing coal-fired units will retire no later than January 2020 after the new plant starts serving customers at the end of this year.

by September 2, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Archetype Brewing to open downtown Asheville outpost

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Archetype Brewing to open downtown Asheville outpost

Also, a new blow out and beauty bar is coming to the South Slope, and more.

by February 14, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville green business leaders to Duke Energy: Shut down the city’s coal-fired power plant

Asheville green business leaders to Duke Energy: Shut down the city’s coal-fired power plant

Asheville’s green business leaders take a stand.

by October 17, 2014 11 comments Asheville News

Fresh off protest at Asheville power plant, WNC Alliance riverkeeper and Appalachian Voices rep will talk coal ash tonight

Here’s the press release. The talk is tonight at 6 p.m. at Posana Cafe: One of the biggest dangers to our clean water is coal pollution, including contamination of our groundwater by coal ash, the waste from burning coal for electricity. In Asheville, for example, Progress Energy’s power plant scrubbers have greatly improved the emissions that leave its stacks –[Read More…]

by February 15, 2012 1 comment Asheville News

Greenpeace activists protest at Asheville coal-fired power plant

[View the story “Greenpeace activists climb smokestacks at Progress Energy plant in Asheville to call attention to harmful effects of coal-fired power plants” on Storify]

by February 13, 2012 3 comments Asheville News