Fourth Quarter 2017
- Continue to excavate ash from the Asheville Plant (Asheville, N.C.), Dan River Steam Station (Eden, N.C.), Riverbend Steam Station (Mount Holly, N.C.) and Sutton Plant (Wilmington, N.C.) to fully lined, permanent solutions.
- Preparation work continues for ash basin closure in the Midwest and Carolinas. This includes conversion projects that will allow us to manage all ash dry and the construction of new, lined retention basins to redirect water flows at operating plant sites.
- Continue installing permanent water solutions for North Carolina plant neighbors. This includes new water main and service line connections in some communities and whole-home water treatment systems in others.
- Continue retired coal-fired plant decommissioning and demolition projects at sites in the Carolinas and Midwest.
- Completed ash excavation project at W.S. Lee Station (Belton, S.C.) to a fully lined, permanent solution.
Third Quarter 2017
- Began permitting process for the ash reprocessing units at the Buck and H.F. Lee sites. Each unit will reprocess about 300,000 tons of ash annually to make it suitable for use in concrete products. Planning continues for the third unit at the Cape Fear site.
- Hosted community information session for Buck site reprocessing unit.
- Announced a new coal ash recycling project at the Weatherspoon site in Lumberton, N.C. The ash will be sent to cement kilns in South Carolina. This is an update to previous plans, which were to use the Weatherspoon ash in structural fills.
- Began installing permanent water solutions for North Carolina plant neighbors. This includes new water main and service line connections in some communities and whole-home water treatment systems in others.
Second Quarter 2017
- Announced plans to recycle coal ash from the basins at the Cape Fear Plant in Moncure, N.C. and safely recycle the valuable material for use in concrete products.
- Completed ash basin excavation project at the Rogers Energy Complex (Mooresboro, N.C.) to a fully lined, permanent solution.
- Hosted four community open houses for neighbors near our Indiana plants to learn more about our plans to safely close basins.
- Awarded $1.1 million in Water Resources Fund grants to improve local water quality.
First Quarter 2017
- Hosted information sessions for our North Carolina plant neighbors to learn more about permanent water plans.
- Received preliminary approval from the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) of its plans to offer new, permanent water supplies to eligible neighbors near its North Carolina coal plants.