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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
Last coal delivery made to Duke Energy’s power plant in south Asheville

Last coal delivery made to Duke Energy’s power plant in south Asheville

Duke Energy is closing down the Lake Julian plant and transitioning to a one fueled with natural gas.

by July 17, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
It’s lights out for coal in Asheville as Duke Energy announces natural gas power plant

It’s lights out for coal in Asheville as Duke Energy announces natural gas power plant

The new natural gas power plant, which will include a solar energy farm, should be open by 2020, Duke officials said Tuesday.

by May 19, 2015 11 comments Asheville News
Air pollution permit for Duke Energy’s coal power plant in Asheville up for renewal Wednesday

Air pollution permit for Duke Energy’s coal power plant in Asheville up for renewal Wednesday

The permit will be discussed at a 6 p.m. meeting Wednesday at Erwin High School’s auditorium.

by April 27, 2015 1 comment 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