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Duke Energy

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), a Fortune 150 company headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is one of the largest energy holding companies in the U.S. It employs 30,000 people and has an electric generating capacity of 51,000 megawatts through its regulated utilities and 3,000 megawatts through its nonregulated Duke Energy Renewables unit.

Duke Energy is transforming its customers’ experience, modernizing the energy grid, generating cleaner energy and expanding natural gas infrastructure to create a smarter energy future for the people and communities it serves. The Electric Utilities and Infrastructure unit’s regulated utilities serve approximately 7.7 million retail electric customers in six states – North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. The Gas Utilities and Infrastructure unit distributes natural gas to more than 1.6 million customers in five states – North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Ohio and Kentucky. The Duke Energy Renewables unit operates wind and solar generation facilities across the U.S., as well as energy storage and microgrid projects.

Duke Energy was named to Fortune’s 2019 “World’s Most Admired Companies” list and Forbes’ 2019 “America’s Best Employers” list. More information about the company is available at duke-energy.com. The Duke Energy News Center contains news releases, fact sheets, photos, videos and other materials. Duke Energy’s illumination features stories about people, innovations, community topics and environmental issues. 

    Duke Energy Caps Off Monthlong Focus On Sustainability Efforts Across South Carolina With $100,000 Grant to PowerPlantSC Image

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    06-27-22

    Duke Energy Caps Off Monthlong Focus On Sustainability Efforts Across South Carolina With $100,000 Grant to PowerPlantSC

    This funding is part of a monthlong initiative by Duke Energy to highlight organizations and programs that enhance and promote a sustainable future for South Carolina.
    Duke Energy Florida Recognized as a 'Tree Line USA' Utility for 16th Consecutive Year; More Than 10,900 Free Trees Given Away Since 2017 Image

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    06-15-22

    Duke Energy Florida Recognized as a 'Tree Line USA' Utility for 16th Consecutive Year; More Than 10,900 Free Trees Given Away Since 2017

    The Tree Line USA Program demonstrates how trees and utilities can coexist for the benefit of communities and citizens by highlighting best management practices in public and private utility arboriculture.
    Duke Energy Teammates Show Support for Diversity and Inclusion Image

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    06-13-22

    Duke Energy Teammates Show Support for Diversity and Inclusion

    Duke Energy teammates are sponsoring and attending Pride Month parades and festivals, but it is far from the only work they do to support the LGBTQ+ community.
    Purdue and Duke Energy To Explore Potential for Clean, Nuclear Power Source for Campus Image

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    06-08-22

    Purdue and Duke Energy To Explore Potential for Clean, Nuclear Power Source for Campus

    With interest rising worldwide in new technologies that are reliable and carbon-free, Purdue and Duke Energy intend to study power produced through Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), a move that may be unprecedented for a college campus and a potential fit for Purdue’s energy needs.
    Duke Energy Indiana Expands Clean Energy Production With Upgrades to Markland Hydroelectric Station Image

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    06-02-22

    Duke Energy Indiana Expands Clean Energy Production With Upgrades to Markland Hydroelectric Station

    Duke Energy Indiana has completed upgrades at its Markland Hydroelectric Station near Florence, Ind., increasing the facility’s clean, renewable energy output by about 10% and bolstering its ability to reliably serve customers for the next 40 years.
    Markland Hydro Station Generates More Clean Energy After Upgrades Image

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    05-27-22

    Markland Hydro Station Generates More Clean Energy After Upgrades

    Upgrades at Duke Energy’s Markland Hydroelectric Station near Florence, Ind., increased the plant’s clean, renewable energy output by about 10% and will improve reliability for customers during the next 40 years.
    Duke Energy Making Rapid Clean Energy Progress, CEO Tells Shareholders at Annual Meeting Image

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    05-25-22

    Duke Energy Making Rapid Clean Energy Progress, CEO Tells Shareholders at Annual Meeting

    Duke Energy in 2021 continued to make rapid progress in its multi-year transition to clean energy sources, Chair, President and CEO Lynn Good told investors during the company’s annual shareholders meeting.
    Duke Energy Florida, Coastal Conservation Association Florida Deploy Artificial Reef off State's Gulf Coast Image

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    05-23-22

    Duke Energy Florida, Coastal Conservation Association Florida Deploy Artificial Reef off State's Gulf Coast

    CCA Florida joined Duke Energy Florida, in partnership with MBARA, to deploy four 38,000-pound and four 5,000-pound high-quality concrete reef modules off the coast of Mexico Beach, Fla., to create the artificial “Duke Energy/CCA Florida Reef.”
    Ben Zhang and Team Use Data Science for a Cleaner, Resilient Electric Grid Image

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    05-19-22

    Ben Zhang and Team Use Data Science for a Cleaner, Resilient Electric Grid

    Ben Zhang’s teammates are using data science to help Duke Energy plan for the future. Some are helping customers be more energy efficient, and others are helping add new technologies and carbon-free energy sources.
    Look Inside Duke Energy's Renewable Control Center Image

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    05-12-22

    Look Inside Duke Energy's Renewable Control Center

    About 30 employees work 12-hour shifts at Duke Energy’s Renewable Control Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, to monitor and control wind turbines, solar panels and batteries in 22 states.
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