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Duke Energy to Build Solar Power Plant at Discovery Park District Near Purdue University

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PLAINFIELD, Ind., July 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy is building a 1.6-megawatt solar power plant in the Discovery Park District near Purdue University.

“We’ll use the clean, renewable energy from this solar plant for our Indiana customers,” said Stan Pinegar, Duke Energy state president for Indiana. “Discovery Park at Purdue is a hub for innovation in science, technology and engineering, so building this plant there is a natural fit.”

Duke Energy Prepares Vulnerable Residents for Storm Season

Employees assemble and distribute storm kits to 4,000 seniors
Blog

Duke Energy recently joined with local community groups to assemble and distribute storm preparedness kits to about 4,000 seniors, some of Florida’s most vulnerable residents. The program expanded across the state after a 2018 pilot in Pinellas County that reached 1,000 homebound seniors in the Meals on Wheels program.

Duke Energy Passes Major Renewable Milestone: 1 Gigawatt of Owned Solar Energy Capacity

Summary: 
  • Owned capacity serves about 2 million homes and businesses
  • Part of the company’s 4 gigawatts of owned and purchased solar capacity
  • Delivering renewable energy to retail and wholesale customers from Florida to California
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  • Owned capacity serves about 2 million homes and businesses
  • Part of the company’s 4 gigawatts of owned and purchased solar capacity
  • Delivering renewable energy to retail and wholesale customers from Florida to California

Why Businesses Need to Tackle the Education Gap

Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good on LinkedIn: Business needs to invest in the class of 2033
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Editor's note: Follow Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good on LinkedIn, where this article first appeared. LinkedIn members can read, like, share and comment on Good's posts.

Bill Gates once said that the first five years of a child’s life have a lot to do with how the next 80 will turn out. I couldn’t agree more.

Duke Energy Renewables to Use New Technology to Help Protect Bats at Its Wind Sites

Summary: 
  • Becomes first company to commercially deploy NRG Systems’ innovative Bat Deterrent System in the continental U.S.
  • Technology reduced bat fatalities by 50% during field testing
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  • Becomes first company to commercially deploy NRG Systems’ innovative Bat Deterrent System in the continental U.S.
  • Technology reduced bat fatalities by 50% during field testing

Duke Energy to Offer Bloom Energy Distributed Fuel Cell Technology to Customers

Summary: 
  • Duke Energy One acquires approximately 37 megawatts of solid oxide fuel cell generation from Bloom Energy
  • Expands clean, reliable energy options for commercial and industrial customers in California and Northeast region
Press Release
  • Duke Energy One acquires approximately 37 megawatts of solid oxide fuel cell generation from Bloom Energy
  • Expands clean, reliable energy options for commercial and industrial customers in California and Northeast region

Duke Energy Earns Perfect Score in 2019 Corporate Equality Index

Article

Duke Energy received a perfect score of 100 percent in Human Rights Campaign's national benchmarking study that annually ranks companies on LGBT-friendly corporate practices and policies. The perfect score earned Duke Energy the distinction of "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality."

Joni Davis' Focus at Duke Energy: Build a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce

How Duke Energy is working to attract and hire diverse talent and build a more inclusive culture
Article

Duke Energy recently accelerated its targets for more diverse representation, and new Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Joni Davis is leading the effort. Davis started her job six months ago, with a goal to not only increase diversity at the company but to strengthen a culture that supports it.

Duke Energy Celebrates LGBTQ Teammates and Their Allies

During National Pride Month, employee groups support the company’s commitment to diversity and inclusion
Article

When a colleague told Keith Gifford about Duke Energy’s employee resource group for LGBTQ individuals and straight allies, Gifford didn’t hesitate to join. For him, being an ally comes from a personal place.

Gifford, a transmission project manager, still thinks about his high school friend who came out to him in college more than two decades ago. Gifford accepted his friend’s revelation, but not everyone did.

From Exotic Felines to Teddy Bears, How Duke Energy Employees Made an Impact in May

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The numbers tell the story: 2,300 volunteers, 14,000-plus hours served, 267 projects completed, 3,500 hurricane kits packed and 1,286 teddy bears stuffed.

These are just a few of the numbers that showcase the impact of Duke Energy In Action Month. An annual initiative during May, Duke Energy In Action Month mobilizes employees across our service footprint to volunteer their time in the communities we serve. Whether planting sea oats, building an outdoor classroom at a Title I school or helping rescue exotic felines, our employees had an immeasurable impact in May.

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