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Groups Advocate for Solar Farm with Duke Energy’s New Gas Plant

Environmental groups asked South Carolina regulators Tuesday to put off construction of Duke Energy Carolinas’ proposed W.S. Lee natural gas plant until 2018 and to require Duke to consider installing a large solar farm in conjunction with the project.

Witnesses for the Coastal Conservation League and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy testified that Duke does not need the 750-megawatt plant by 2017, as requested. They told regulators that Duke Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress can instead cooperate to use each other’s power-plant capacity and delay construction of Lee and future plants.

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