Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Greenpeace Report Shows a Cleaner Pathway for Duke Energy

Using modeling performed by Ventyx, an energy consultancy, a recent Greenpeace report, “Charting the Correction Course: A Clean Energy Pathway for Duke Energy,” proposes specific changes Duke Energy can make to benefit ratepayers, the environment, and investors by investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency. According to the report, Duke could source 33% of its electricity from wind, solar, and efficiency resources. Under Duke’s current plan, the majority of energy generated in North and South Carolina over the next 20 years will be sourced from 70-year-old coal plants and nuclear plants. Read more »