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Aug 28, 2015, 16:34 ET
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Duke Energy is prepared for Tropical Storm Erika

Duke Energy meteorologists are closely monitoring Tropical Storm Erika to determine its path and if the system will have any impact on its Florida...

Aug 27, 2015, 13:42 ET
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Back-to-school boost: Duke Energy awards $3 million in education grants

 Students and teachers are getting a back-to-school boost through grants totaling $3 million to more than 50 schools and educational...

Aug 20, 2015, 15:12 ET
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Duke Energy responders recall the storm that changed their lives

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. America watched as hundreds of thousands of people suffered and hundreds died. In the...

Aug 20, 2015, 14:15 ET
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CLT Joules Selects Additional Startups for 2015 Energy Accelerator

 Energy startup accelerator CLT Joules has selected four new companies to participate in its 2015 program to fast-track the growth...

Aug 20, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Duke Energy seeks proposals for solar in South Carolina

Duke Energy today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for about 53 megawatts (AC) of utility-scale solar capacity to be in-service in its South...

Aug 17, 2015, 18:25 ET
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Duke Energy Statement in Response to New Well Testing Results

Duke Energy today issued the following statement regarding background well sampling data released by the North Carolina Department of Environment...

Aug 14, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Duke Energy to announce its recommended route for Foothills Transmission Line in early October

Duke Energy will announce its recommended route for a new transmission line between Campobello, S.C., and Asheville, N.C., in early October, three...

Aug 06, 2015, 07:00 ET
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Duke Energy reports second quarter 2015 financial results

- Second quarter 2015 adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) were 95 cents, compared to $1.11 for the second quarter of 2014 -...

Aug 05, 2015, 13:00 ET
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Safe Basin Closure Update: Duke Energy begins submitting comprehensive groundwater assessment reports

 With groundwater safety at the forefront, Duke Energy today began submitting comprehensive groundwater assessments to the N.C. Department of...

Aug 03, 2015, 15:18 ET
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Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good comments on EPA's Clean Power Plan

 Duke Energy President and CEO Lynn Good today issued the following statement regarding finalization of the Clean Power Plan (CPP), a major...

Jul 31, 2015, 12:44 ET
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Duke Energy Progress completes purchase of NCEMPA generation assets

Following a year of regulatory reviews, approvals and legislative action, Duke Energy Progress and the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power...

Jul 31, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Duke Energy Carolinas proposes lower overall rates for SC customers

Duke Energy Carolinas' South Carolina customers will see greater savings in their electric bills in 2016 if the company's annual fuel charge...

Jul 28, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Duke Energy Renewables acquires Seville Solar Projects in Southern California totaling 50 MW

 Duke Energy Renewables today announced it has acquired the 20-megawatt (MW-AC) Seville I and 30-MW Seville II Solar Power Projects in...

Jul 22, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Duke Energy names David Fountain as new North Carolina president

 David Fountain, senior vice president of enterprise legal support for Duke Energy, has been named Duke Energy's state president in North...

Jul 21, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Duke Energy Renewables acquires 20-MW Shawboro Solar Project in Eastern North Carolina from Ecoplexus

Duke Energy Renewables today announced it has acquired a 20-megawatt (MW) AC solar power project in Shawboro, N.C., from Ecoplexus Inc., lead...

Jul 20, 2015, 08:30 ET
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Fourth major Duke Energy solar facility begins construction in N.C.

 Construction has started at Duke Energy's solar facility at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Onslow County, N.C. The 13-megawatt (AC)...

Jul 16, 2015, 10:33 ET
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Coal ash management progress: Duke Energy selects EPRI to launch coal ash recycling technology and market study

 Delivering on the company's commitment to safely reuse more coal ash, Duke Energy today announced that the Electric Power Research Institute...

Jul 15, 2015, 12:52 ET
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Duke Energy completes three new Site Readiness Programs

 When it's time to move, homebuyers look for just the right place to live. Business owners also have a checklist of things in mind when looking...

Jul 07, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Duke Energy increases quarterly dividend payment by approximately 4 percent; future annual dividend growth expected to track long-term growth in adjusted diluted earnings per share

 Duke Energy today declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.825 per share, an increase of $0.03 per share, or 3.8 percent....

Jul 06, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Riley Institute at Furman, Duke Energy to help advance diversity leadership in SC following Charleston shootings

In the days immediately following the tragic shootings in Charleston, S.C., many individuals and organizations asked the question: "What can we do...