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.
Nearly $1.6 million in urban revitalization grants spur economic development in Greater Cincinnati
Few places in Covington, Ky., illustrate this city’s proud past, recent struggles and current renewal more eloquently than the Hellmann Lumber building.
Erected in 1877, the lumber mill was a vital part of Covington, manufacturing the millwork that trimmed many of the city’s houses. Incorporated in 1815, Covington boasts elegant townhouses along the Licking River but suffered population decline after World War II. In 2001, the Hellmann family sold the business and closed its Covington operation.
Commitment provides 30 megawatts of Solar Power to U.S. National Grid
BETHESDA, Md., February 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has entered into a 17-year power purchase agreement for solar-generated electricity produced by Duke Energy Renewables. The renewable power purchase, which is expected to produce 30 megawatts (approximately 72,000 megawatt hours per year) of solar energy for the U.S. national grid, will provide clean energy across all Lockheed Martin domestic business segments.
Intelligent, connected, adaptable cities offer solutions for a growing and shifting population.
While there are always a litany of disquieting world events happening at any given time, I find myself particularly troubled by two recent headlines: the uncontrolled wildfires raging throughout California and the refugee crisis in Europe. While both of these tragic situations are devastating in and of themselves, I’m deeply distraught by the striking reality that furious fires and mass refugee migrations are going to become common occurrences in our future.