NRC hosts open house on Catawba Nuclear Station

Nuclear Regulators in Rock Hill Tuesday say despite a power failure a month ago that caused the Catawba Nuclear Station to fully shut down — the Lake Wylie-based facility operated in the “green” in 2011. NRC Spokesman Joey Ledford said that nuclear power facilities have been the subject of a lot of public interest since [...] Read More

Duke Energy backs down on electric rate hike request in SC, NC

Duke Energy has backed off from its initial 17-percent rate hike requested in the Palmetto State earlier this year. Late Wednesday, Duke announced it was dropping its electric rate hike request to just under six percent. In North Carolina, Duke had asked for a 15 percent rate hike, but that too was stripped down to [...] Read More