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Old 10-27-2015, 03:37 PM
 
Location: The place where the road & the sky collide
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I wonder if the NTE plant is at the bottom of this. http://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte...wer-plant.html Kings Mountain Energy Center
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Old 11-02-2015, 04:13 PM
 
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No, it's not. They're on the TRANSCO pipeline; not Piedmont.

This is not a monopoly. Piedmont will continue to be run as a gas provider and Duke will continue to be an electric utility. Piedmont was in a declining state and this acquisition will only benefit the customer.
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Old 11-02-2015, 05:38 PM
 
Location: The place where the road & the sky collide
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No, it's not. They're on the TRANSCO pipeline; not Piedmont.

This is not a monopoly. Piedmont will continue to be run as a gas provider and Duke will continue to be an electric utility. Piedmont was in a declining state and this acquisition will only benefit the customer.
Thanks. I never gave pipeline ownership a 2nd thought until this came up, even when Duke announced that they would build a power plant in the mountains that will use natural gas after the NTE announcement.
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