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Duke Energy dropped from global Dow Jones Sustainability Index for dirty energy use

Media release | September 13, 2012 at 17:17

Greenpeace applauds the action taken today to remove Duke Energy from the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).

Duke books $594m in utility profits in three months at the expense of ratepayers and...

Media release | November 8, 2012 at 11:32

Duke Energy’s strong profit, announced in a third quarter earnings call this morning, is an insult to North Carolina ratepayers who are being asked to foot the bill for Duke’s costly and dangerous portfolio, according to broad group of...

New Report: The Myth of China's Endless Coal Demand: A missing market for US Exports

Media release | February 27, 2013 at 10:04

Washington DC - February 27, 2013 - The Chinese market for US coal exports may dry up before major new US coal shipments ever reach its ports, according to a new Greenpeace report. The report, "The Myth of China's Endless Coal Demand: A missing...

Rate hikes unnecessary, illogical and ill-timed

Media release | October 12, 2012 at 17:00

Greenpeace is condemning moves today by Duke Energy to file for a rate hike for North Carolina customers formerly served by Progress Energy. Today’s request comes soon after the controversial merger of Duke and Progress Energy, which made Duke...

Greenpeace Welcomes Federal Probe of Duke Energy's Relationship with Regulators

Media release | February 13, 2014 at 12:38

WASHINGTON, DC —In response to the news that federal authorities have launched an investigation into North Carolina's environmental agency following a massive coal ash spill on the Dan River, Greenpeace released the following statement from...

Activists Take a Stand at Asheville Power Station

Media release | February 13, 2012 at 8:10

ASHEVILLE,NC—Greenpeace activists are protesting the destruction and pollution caused by coal at the Progress Asheville Power Station this morning. Activists have secured themselves to the coal loader and conveyers, which will prevent coal from...

Activists Project "End Coal" Around Portland

Video | November 5, 2013 at 11:52

Coal companies are spending millions trying to build export facilities in the Pacific Northwest. These coal export terminals would not only harm the health of the people living near them, but also exasperate climate change.

All 16 activists arrested after unfurling giant banner reading "Duke Energy: The...

Media release | February 13, 2012 at 15:06

UPDATE: All 16 activists arrested after unfurling giant banner reading "Duke Energy: The climate needs real Progress." ASHEVILLE, NC—Activists at a North Carolina power plant have unfurled a banner 400 feet above the ground on a smoke stack...

Greenpeace activists climb coal elevator at Bridgeport Coal Plant

Media release | February 17, 2011 at 14:42

BRIDGEPORT, CT— This morning Greenpeace activists scaled the Bridgeport Harbor Generating Station coal elevator to demand the aging and dirty coal-fired power plant be shut down. A 40 ft x 20 ft banner reading “Shut it Down - Quit Coal,” is...

Clear Path to Salem Shut Down Encourages Citizens

Media release | May 10, 2011 at 18:22

Boston, MA--Yesterday’s ISO proposal on upgrades to the transmission system removes any impediment to shutting down Salem Harbor Generating Station. The closure of this plant will be the culmination of years of work by local citizens and...

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