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Duke Energy Helping Home Fund to Serve 700 Additional Income-Qualified North Carolina Families

Summary: 
  • Households will receive energy-saving upgrades through $2.5 million investment.
  • 3,500 North Carolina families already have benefited from program since 2015.
Press Release
  • Households will receive energy-saving upgrades through $2.5 million investment.
  • 3,500 North Carolina families already have benefited from program since 2015.

Don’t Start Your Engines! Duke Energy Project Tackles Truck Idling

Summary: 
  • MDI to host truck electrification facility in Caldwell County, N.C.

  • Project to lower air emissions and save 31,000 gallons of fuel a year

Press Release
  • MDI to host truck electrification facility in Caldwell County, N.C.

  • Project to lower air emissions and save 31,000 gallons of fuel a year

Duke Energy Joins More than 250 Companies in Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Summary: 
  • Companies pledge to take concrete actions to foster a diverse and inclusive environment
Press Release
  • Companies pledge to take concrete actions to foster a diverse and inclusive environment

Piedmont Natural Gas Named a Most Trusted Utility Brand

Summary: 
  • Industry ranking reflects customers' view of service, product and brand.
Press Release
  • Industry ranking reflects customers' view of service, product and brand.

Duke Energy Sponsors Solar Installations in North Carolina Habitat Homes

Installations lowers energy costs and advance workforce development
Blog

There have been more than 1,000 Habitat for Humanity homes built in Charlotte since 1983. Those with solar panels on the roof? Only a handful.

But with North Carolina second in the nation for solar power – only behind California – that could be changing.

Duke Energy Receives Top Award for Supplier Diversity

Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C., July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) awarded Duke Energy the top honor in the electric utility association’s 2017 Business Diversity Awards program.

The annual awards program recognizes companies for their efforts in advancing purchasing opportunities for diverse suppliers – including minority-, female-, veteran- and LGBTQ-owned businesses within the electric power industry.

Duke Energy earned the industry’s overall Excellence Award for its efforts to improve business diversity and inclusion.

What Would Edison Think of Today’s Energy Grid?

By Lynn Good, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Duke Energy Corporation
Blog

As a native of Ohio – home of the Wright Brothers – and now a resident of North Carolina –where their dream literally took off – I have a special fondness for the inventors of modern flight. I sometimes wonder what Orville and Wilbur would think if they saw a Boeing 747 roar overhead? Would they even recognize what they had started?

For that matter, Alexander Graham Bell would likely look at a touchscreen smartphone and ask “What is this?” But what about Thomas Edison? He might look up at the power lines mounted on a wooden pole and say, “Yes, that’s how I left it.”

Duke Energy’s Bold, $25 Billion Plan to Modernize the Power Grid

Blog

A plan to modernize the energy grid means more than replacing substations and transmission lines. It will help you control your electricity use and save you money.

About the only time most of us consider the energy grid is when there’s a major power outage or a blackout in some place like New York or California. That’s in the past. As time goes on, we’ll be interacting with the grid more and more. This grid modernization will give customers more tools to control how much energy they use, all from a connected device such as a smartphone.

Duke Energy’s $1 Million Grant Adds 200 EV Charging Stations Across North Carolina

Blog

Between Main Street’s flowering trees and the patchwork facades of historic buildings, the Shute Family Parking Garden provides about 60 parking spaces for downtown Monroe, N.C. Soon, the parking garden will become even more green when the city installs its first electric vehicle charging station.

Duke Energy Selects North Carolina Locations for Economic Development Program

Summary: 
  • Six properties to participate in company’s Site Readiness Program
  • Program helped attract more than 2,400 jobs and $3.3 billion in capital investment since 2005
Press Release
  • Six properties to participate in company’s Site Readiness Program
  • Program helped attract more than 2,400 jobs and $3.3 billion in capital investment since 2005

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