By Lynn Good, Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke Energy
Our country is at a critical point in addressing the important issue of climate change. At Duke Energy, we’re taking aggressive action to address this challenge while delivering affordable, reliable, and increasingly clean energy. This is what our customers, communities and stakeholders expect from us and what we expect from ourselves.
From Indiana’s families to farms, Duke Energy’s purpose is its customers
Duke Energy Indiana is the state’s largest electric supplier, serving more than 850,000 customers in 69 of the state’s 92 counties. Customers are as diverse as homeowners and small businesses, farms and schools, factories and municipalities. You can find them as far north as Rochester Metal Products in Rochester to as far south as Schimpff’s Confectionery in Jeffersonville.
How 211 helped people keep their homes after the pandemic threw them out of work
When COVID-19 threw millions out of work, threatening their ability to feed and house their families, specialists at NC 211 were there to help.
People can call, text or email 211 across the country to find support for housing and utility assistance and other social services. In 2019, the service’s representatives answered nearly 12 million calls. Because of the pandemic, the agency expects that number to double in 2020.
Project will provide low-cost solar power to Austin Energy customers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. and GUELPH, Ontario, Canada, January 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy Renewables, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), is expanding its solar energy portfolio by acquiring the 144-megawatt (MWac) Pflugerville Solar project from Recurrent Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ).
Funds will help ensure that all students now have online access
CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded Copeland Elementary School in Surry County, N.C., a $10,000 Duke Energy Renewables grant to fund the purchase of Chromebooks for students.
Duke Energy is excited to announce that we have earned scores of A- on the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) 2020 Climate Change and Water Security indexes. These scores are a testament to our significant progress in executing our ambitious climate strategy, which includes goals of net-zero methane emissions in our natural gas business by 2030 and net-zero carbon emissions from electric generation by 2050. CDP is an important vehicle for sharing critical data on our climate strategy with our customers, policymakers and other stakeholders.
During National Native American Heritage Month, Duke Energy highlighted the contributions of the company’s native American employees. In this video, several Native American employees talk about their culture, heritage and traditions.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With its expansion of renewable energy and significant reduction in carbon emissions, combined with its continued focus on social responsibility, Duke Energy was recently named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the 15th consecutive year.
40 organizations receive grants to reduce disparate outcomes, support training, policy and criminal justice reform
CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy has announced the recipients of $1 million in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation to nonprofit organizations committed to social justice and racial equity in North Carolina.