renewable http://wfae.org en Duke Plans Minimal Increase To Renewable Energy Over 15 Years http://wfae.org/post/duke-plans-minimal-increase-renewable-energy-over-15-years <p>Over the next 15 years, Duke Energy plans to increase how much it relies on renewable energy only modestly—from 1 percent next year to just 2 percent in 2028. The utility is concentrating on natural gas.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is part of Duke’s annual filing with state regulators, where the utility maps out how it plans to provide energy to North Carolina customers.</span></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:44:37 +0000 Ben Bradford 37773 at http://wfae.org Duke Plans Minimal Increase To Renewable Energy Over 15 Years Speeding Around On Vegetable Oil http://wfae.org/post/speeding-around-vegetable-oil <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">High gas prices, the threat of climate change, and new technology have spurred increased &nbsp;looks at alternative fuels, especially hybrids, electric cars and </span>biodiesels<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. But a community in Charlotte has opted for a less conventional, do-it-yourself solution—they run their fleet on used vegetable oil from area restaurants.</span></p><p> Thu, 02 May 2013 12:30:01 +0000 Ben Bradford 26425 at http://wfae.org Speeding Around On Vegetable Oil