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Update on Duke Energy Biomass Co-firing Hearing

August 13, 2010 2:01 PM | Posted By: Rich Crowley, Director of Market Research & Spatial Analysis

This past July the Utilities Commission considered an application by Duke Energy to register two test co-firings utilizing woody biomass with coal.  While the evidentiary portion of this hearing has closed, there has not been a final ruling from the Commission on the eligibility of these facilities to earn renewable energy credits (RECs), nor have they indicated which direction they are leaning.