Jim Warren

Duke Energy Hides Key Info in Fracking Gas Power Plant Fight

  Duke Energy is hiding large blocks of information about its plans to build a billion-dollar power plant in Asheville. NC WARN is pressing state regulators to conduct an open review – not the fast-track rubber stamp Duke wants. Our technical experts argue the plant isn’t needed – due to a glut of regional generation. … and that it would speed global warming due to methane leakage throughout the natural gas industry, … and that it could cause soaring rates for all Duke Energy customers due to the price volatility of fracking gas. As a monopoly with guaranteed profits,...

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