Charlotte, N.C., likes to be known as the City of Trees, but keeping that name requires a lot of work because development and aging trees are threats to the city's tree canopy. So the city decided in 2011 to cover half of Charlotte with trees by 2050. Doing that requires planting 500,000 trees.
In a unique partnership, Duke Energy is working closely with environmentalists, community leaders, business owners and government officials in Asheville, N.C., to produce an energy efficiency plan specifically designed to delay the need for a new electricity generating unit.
Duke Energy has committed to close a half-century-old, coal-fired power plant in Asheville in 2019 – and replace it with a cleaner, natural gas-fired power plant, consisting of two generating units.
March 25 event recognizes employers for backing National Guard, Reserve.
Increasing job opportunities, easing burden of deployments among goals.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Piedmont Natural Gas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, announced it has been recognized for its support of employees who are military veterans or serve in the National Guard and Reserve.
Community college students prepare for jobs in Asheville, NC’s booming craft beverage industry
Dave Lawrence had already retired from two careers when he heard about a community college program that could turn his hobby into a third.
Max Fann got a job at Asheville, N.C.’s Wicked Weed Breweryat 19, liked learning about beer, and figured his chances to succeed in the business would increase dramatically if he went to school to study it.
The smell of fresh paint always takes Boris Henderson back. Back to the day he walked through the door of his family’s new Habitat house for the first time.
“I was 11 years old,” Henderson says. On this sunny day, he is volunteering on a Habitat build site, rolling the walls of a new home that will give someone else’s family the chance of a better life. “Just like this house, I remember the smell of the paint. The new carpet. Everything clean and orderly. There is no doubt in my mind that day was the turning point in my life.”
The Charotte office, one of Antea Group's largest, has a very diverse range of expertise. We have strong environmental liability management practitioners (and are home to the ELM practice lead), very knowledgable operational performance and health and safety experts with a particular focus on industrial hygiene, and also do a lot of work in transaction support across our industry segments.
Nuclear plant employees donate and deliver toys and bikes for local children
In 1996, a few employees at Duke Energy’s Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport, N.C., decided to collect donations to buy a handful of bicycles for needy children at a local school. The next year, more employees participated and even more bikes were delivered.
Nearly 20 years later, the effort is still going strong.