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.
Duke Energy is closing down the Lake Julian plant and transitioning to a one fueled with natural gas.
The new natural gas power plant, which will include a solar energy farm, should be open by 2020, Duke officials said Tuesday.
The permit will be discussed at a 6 p.m. meeting Wednesday at Erwin High School's auditorium.
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 ...