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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 Joins Fight Against North Carolina’s Opioid Epidemic With $500,000 in Grants Image

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    11-12-19

    Duke Energy Joins Fight Against North Carolina’s Opioid Epidemic With $500,000 in Grants

    Duke Energy has announced $500,000 in grant funding to two organizations championing the battle against the opioid epidemic in North Carolina.

    The Duke Energy Foundation awarded $100,000 to the More Powerful NC campaign and $400,000 to the North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition (NCHRC).

    Duke Energy Ranked No. 1 Among U.S. Utilities for Investor Transparency Image

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    11-06-19

    Duke Energy Ranked No. 1 Among U.S. Utilities for Investor Transparency

    Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has been ranked No. 1 among U.S. utilities for investor transparency by an independent financial communications firm.

    Labrador Advisory Services reviewed the proxy statements, 10-K filings and website investor pages of the nation’s 250 largest companies, based on ma...

    Duke Energy Invests Nearly $300,000 in Projects That Help Protect, Restore Natural Resources in South Carolina Image

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    11-05-19

    Duke Energy Invests Nearly $300,000 in Projects That Help Protect, Restore Natural Resources in South Carolina

    The Duke Energy Foundation recently awarded nearly $300,000 in grants to 12 South Carolina organizations that will fund environmental projects, wildlife conservation efforts and environmental educational programs across the state. 

    “These grants aid in the protection of the environment and...

    Duke Energy Awards More than $253,000 in Environmental Grants to Support Projects in Greater Cincinnati Image

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    10-25-19

    Duke Energy Awards More than $253,000 in Environmental Grants to Support Projects in Greater Cincinnati

    Duke Energy today awarded $253,178 to support 16 projects to aid wetlands, conservation, outdoor nature classrooms, invasive plant removals, water quality, new tree plantings and pollinator gardens across Greater Cincinnati.

    The grants, which the company announced during a ceremony at the ...

    Duke Energy Carolinas Partners With Anderson County, S.C., on Major Battery Storage Project Image

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    10-22-19

    Duke Energy Carolinas Partners With Anderson County, S.C., on Major Battery Storage Project

    Duke Energy Carolinas is partnering with Anderson County, S.C., to build an energy storage project at the Anderson Civic Center that will be part of the company’s long-term strategy to integrate battery technology into the smart-thinking grid it is building in the Carolinas.

    The battery pr...

    Duke Energy Linemen to Compete at International Competition Image

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    10-22-19

    Duke Energy Linemen to Compete at International Competition

    Seventy-seven Duke Energy linemen from North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky will compete in the International Lineman's Rodeo on Oct. 19 in Bonner Springs, Kan. 

    Now in its 35th year, the rodeo at...

    Duke Energy Aims to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Image

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    09-25-19

    Duke Energy Aims to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

    Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has announced an updated climate strategy with a new goal of net-zero carbon emissions from electric generation by midcentury. The company also is accelerating its near-term goal by cutting its carbon dioxide emissions by half or more from 2005 levels by 2030.

    This ...

    Transit Bus Charging in Asheville Gets $200,000 Boost From Duke Energy Image

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    09-13-19

    Transit Bus Charging in Asheville Gets $200,000 Boost From Duke Energy

    A $200,000 grant from Duke Energy will help the Asheville Redefines Transit (ART) system fund five electric bus-charging stations that were installed by the city earlier this year.

    "Asheville is making great strides to add electric buses to its fleet,” said Lang Reynolds, director, Electri...

    Duke Energy Powers Storm Resiliency in N.C. Communities With $1.1 Million in Grants Image

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    09-04-19

    Duke Energy Powers Storm Resiliency in N.C. Communities With $1.1 Million in Grants

    Duke Energy has announced more than $1.1 million in funding to help North Carolina communities increase their response capabilities for future weather events with advance preparation and planning.

    Sixty-five grant recipients across the state were selected from more than 140 applications, w...

    More Renewable Energy Options Available Under Duke Energy’s Green Source Advantage Image

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    08-27-19

    More Renewable Energy Options Available Under Duke Energy’s Green Source Advantage

    The North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) has approved Duke Energy’s Green Source Advantage (GSA) program in North Carolina, enabling the company to expand renewable energy options for customers. 

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