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Duke Energy Carolinas Proposes Accelerating Fuel Savings to North Carolina Customers

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Typical residential customers’ monthly bills would go down $3.03 Sept. 1, due to fuel savings and other annual adjustments

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Typical residential customers’ monthly bills would go down $3.03 Sept. 1, due to fuel savings and other annual adjustments

Blue Herons’ Home on the Lake Protected From Erosion

Duke Energy is collaborating with the North Carolina Wildlife Federation to save Lake Norman’s largest heron rookery
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From a distance, Heron Island looks like any of the 100 islands on Lake Norman, north of Charlotte, N.C. As its nickname suggests, however, this strip of land is home to between 60 and 80 great blue heron nests, the largest collection of herons anywhere on the 32,000-acre lake.

These heron nests were in danger – the island has been eroding due to waves generated by increasing boat traffic and heavy storms.

Nashville Food Project Provides Groceries, Pay to Hospitality Workers in Need

Piedmont Natural Gas helps food community support each other after tornadoes and COVID-19 closures
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The Nashville Food Project found a way to support struggling farmers and restaurant staff after March tornadoes ripped through downtown and as the pandemic keeps the city’s usual crowds away. 

New Duke Energy Reports Show Progress Toward Ambitious Climate and Sustainability Goals

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has released a pair of data-driven reports outlining the company’s recent accomplishments and path to advance its critical environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives.

Duke Energy Foundation Provides Funds to North Carolina K-12 Education Organizations During COVID-19 Crisis

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Duke Energy Foundation has announced $810,000 in grants to support North Carolina K-12 programs focused on summer reading loss and STEM and experiential learning.

Given the COVID-19 crisis, the Foundation has also provided each organization with the option to use the funds to address unforeseen operational challenges.

Volunteers Make Sure Seniors in Johnson County, Indiana, Are Safe

Duke Energy grants help nonprofits in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio battling pandemic
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COVID-19 has hit Johnson County residents harder than most in Indiana. That’s where Kim Smith comes in.

The county south of Indianapolis ranks third in the state for number of confirmed cases with the peak predicted to be weeks away. Smith, executive director of Johnson County Senior Services, is busy responding to calls for help from some of the county’s most vulnerable residents. Her nonprofit runs a food pantry, meal delivery and transportation service for seniors and people with disabilities.

Duke Energy Helps Families Hit by COVID-19

Duke Energy donates $1.3 million to hunger relief during pandemic, waives fees to ease customers’ financial burden
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While the pandemic is wreaking havoc on the economy, nonprofits, governments and businesses are pulling together to help those in need.

Duke Energy Implements Additional Steps to Protect Customers and Employees During Virus Pandemic

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy has implemented additional steps to protect its customers and employees in the six states it serves during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Duke Energy power plants, and electricity and natural gas delivery facilities, are staffed, ensuring dependable service to customers.

The company has taken the following steps to protect its customers and employees:

She Works Behind the Scenes to Help Customers

Chipo Mkandla studies customer interactions to improve processes at Duke Energy
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When Chipo Mkandla moved to the United States from Zimbabwe to work in hospitality, she never imagined she’d end up at an energy company. It turns out the roles had more in common than she thought.

Mkandla is part of Duke Energy’s customer experience team, and her job is to study the interactions between customers and the company and see if she can find ways to improve them.

Memorial Ensures Vietnam Veterans Will Never Be Forgotten

The Wall That Heals traveling memorial on view at Charlotte Motor Speedway March 19-22
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Respect and honor for military veterans are values Tina Woodward is proud to share with her colleagues at Duke Energy.

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