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Grid improvements ongoing as Duke Energy bolsters infrastructure before hurricane season

In Downtown Wilmington, Duke Energy employees replace power poles and lines near a company substation, as part of a wide-spanning grid...

Brunswick County power plant notorious for questionable environmental practices shutters

The Capital Power plant in Southport will cease operations at the end of the day Wednesday. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy of...

Wilmington eyes 100% renewable energy, electric fleet by 2050

Electric vehicle charging stations in one of the parking decks in downtown Wilmington. (Port City Daily photo/Hannah Leyva)
Brunswick Nuclear Plant, off River Road in Southport, is currently under federal emergency status, which waives the plant from regulatory requirements that pertain to employee work-hours and alloted breaks. (Port City Daily photo/Johanna Ferebee)

Duke Energy wants to keep Brunswick Nuclear Plant running

Brunswick Nuclear Plant houses two reactors that power the Wilmington area's electric grid, and, as the largest private employer in Brunswick...
trees on racine drive (Port City Daily photo/Alexandria Sands)

In Photos: Racine Drive planting event part of Wilmington initiative to restore tree canopy

In support of the initiative, Audi Cape Fear donated a tree for every car sold since November. On Jan. 29, 50...

Duke Energy will pay for some of coal ash cleanup, but customers still footing most of the bill

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officers take core samples of the Dan River after the 2014 Duke Energy spill that dumped...

Test sirens sound off Jan. 13 near Brunswick Nuclear Plant

BRUNSWICK COUNTY—On Wednesday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m., warning sirens will go off around the...

Isaias guide for the Cape Fear region: Shelters, curfews, voluntary evacuations, possible power outages [Free]

New Hanover Emergency Management Director Steven Still talks with Zak Whicker in the county's Emergency Operation Center Monday morning as Tropical...

Solar farm and property owners take Burgaw to court in dispute over property rights

Half of the land owned by William McLean and his sister, Melanie Bradshaw, lies in Saint Helena (left of the...
Power is out across the Carolinas Friday morning following Hurricane Dorian (Port City Daily/Courtesy Duke Energy Progress)

Thousands without power in Cape Fear region as Hurricane Dorian heads towards Outer Banks

WILMINGTON --- Hurricane Dorian is making its way past the Cape Fear Region and thousands are without power in the Carolinas Friday morning. According to...