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Duke Energy Workers Use AED, Save Man Having Heart Attack

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CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Duke Energy workers are being hailed as heroes after they helped save a Citrus County man when he had a heart attack.

Robert Olsen, of Homosassa, was able to personally thank Chris Damewood, Stephen Shaffer, Jesse Ginley and Justin Barr Thursday during a reunion.

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Follow Freedom the Eagle's Journey Across North America

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Meet Freedom the eagle - a baby bald eagle (eaglet) born in North Carolina. To help raise awareness of eagle conservation, the Carolina Raptor Center, aided by a grant from the Duke Energy Foundation, put a tracker on Freedom to follow his migration pattern.

Ashley Hall Turns from Desperate to Successful

Anderson Interfaith Ministry in SC helped Hall and others leave poverty behind for self-sufficiency
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Ashley Hall personifies a life transformed.

Hall, 36, a native of Anderson, S.C., fell on hard times in 2010 during the recession when her then-husband’s contracting business ground to a halt. She needed help feeding her two young children.

“When you’re in poverty, there’s a desperation that goes with that,” she said.

Eastern NC's Rebuilding Efforts Receive $200,000 from Duke Energy

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  • Eastern NC counties still struggling to rebuild after Hurricane Matthew
  • Duke Energy grants to seven nonprofits support long-term recovery efforts
  • Challenge grant to Disaster Relief Fund encourages the public to lend its support
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  • Eastern NC counties still struggling to rebuild after Hurricane Matthew
  • Duke Energy grants to seven nonprofits support long-term recovery efforts
  • Challenge grant to Disaster Relief Fund encourages the public to lend its support

Duke Energy Florida Invests $1 Million in St. Petersburg’s Campbell Park Community

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  • Duke Energy Foundation’s financial commitment is in partnership with United Way Suncoast
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  • Duke Energy Foundation’s financial commitment is in partnership with United Way Suncoast

Duke Energy Renewables Acquires Three California Solar Projects From SunPower

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  • Deal includes three solar projects in Kern County, California
  • Duke Energy Renewables now has 55 solar sites in nine states
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  • Deal includes three solar projects in Kern County, California
  • Duke Energy Renewables now has 55 solar sites in nine states

Duke Energy Powered Up Florida With More Than $3 million in Grant Funding in 2016

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  • Company has donated more than $58 million to the state’s charitable organizations since 2000 
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  • Company has donated more than $58 million to the state’s charitable organizations since 2000 

Duke Energy Linemen Pool Money, Donate to Steve's Coats

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - This weekend's storm could have line workers for Duke Energy working long hours and yet they've managed to keep kids warm, through Steve's Coats...

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Hundreds Come Together to Help Make Sure Kids Don't Go Without

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CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI)  – When school isn’t in session, children can sometimes go hungry.

But Thursday, a major effort took place to help make sure they didn’t.

Tara Foulke looked over boxes of food she packed.

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Duke Energy and the Environment

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At Duke Energy, we are proud of our commitment to the environment and our communities. We don’t just work here, we live here and we want to make Florida an even better place to live. We believe it’s important to protect our natural resources, and we believe that being environmentally friendly and cost effective are not mutually exclusive.  Watch and see how we are leveraging innovative technology at our power plants to find win–win solutions for our business, our community partners and the environment.

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