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Loose Change: Hurricane Florence could hit major energy infrastructure

September 12, 2018
Hurricane Florence is expected to hit the Carolinas on Friday as a major storm, and several critical pieces of energy infrastructure could be affected, even as science is increasingly showing that such storms are often intensified by climate change. In the three states most likely to be affected by Florence – South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia – Reuters looks at how operators of 16 nuclear plants are preparing: Florence will most likely affect Duke Energy Corp’s 1,870-megawatt (MW)...


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