Pork power gets new meaning with Duke Energy deal

Company to buy captured methane gas from proposed facility in eastern North Carolina.

Duke Energy announced March 21 that it will buy swine and poultry waste output from a facility planned for eastern North Carolina and will use the captured methane gas to generate renewable electricity at four power stations.

Carbon Cycle Energy will build and own the facility. The location has not been announced but is expected to be in eastern North Carolina.

"It is encouraging to see the technological advances that allow waste-to-energy projects in North Carolina to be do

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