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Feb 27, 2015, 17:40 ET
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Duke Energy nears completion of outage restoration in Carolinas

Duke Energy has restored more than 400,000 customer outages since this week's winter storm hit the Carolinas. Thousands of personnel remain...

Feb 26, 2015, 18:13 ET
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Duke Energy mobilizes additional personnel to join power restoration effort in N.C.

More than 1,000 additional personnel are responding to Duke Energy's hardest-hit areas today – restoring power to thousands in North Carolina...

Feb 26, 2015, 11:57 ET
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Duke Energy stresses customer safety as outage restoration efforts continue in the Carolinas

 With more than 2,000 Duke Energy employees and contractors already in the field and more on the way, the company has begun restoring power to...

Feb 25, 2015, 16:24 ET
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Duke Energy on anticipated weather: It's 'snow' joke - be prepared

With the heavy snow forecasted for the Carolinas tonight and tomorrow morning, Duke Energy says it is closely monitoring the storm and preparing...

Feb 20, 2015, 16:20 ET
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Duke Energy, United States reach proposed agreement on Dan River

 Duke Energy today said it has reached a proposed agreement with the U.S. government that, if approved, would close a federal investigation of...

Feb 20, 2015, 14:36 ET
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Duke Energy Carolinas' customers set new all-time peak records for energy use

Duke Energy customers in the Carolinas today established all-time peak energy usage records. The unofficial Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy...

Feb 19, 2015, 16:27 ET
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Extreme cold continues across the Carolinas

Duke Energy Carolinas officials are asking customers to continue to reduce their electricity use on Friday to help avoid potential high-energy...

Feb 18, 2015, 15:08 ET
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Duke Energy asks Carolinas customers to reduce electricity use through Friday; continues progress on storm restoration

 Duke Energy officials today asked customers in the Carolinas to conserve electricity use through Friday to help reduce high-energy demand on...

Feb 18, 2015, 07:00 ET
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Duke Energy reports 2014 adjusted EPS within guidance range and announces 2015 adjusted EPS guidance range

  - Company achieves adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $4.55 in 2014, compared to $4.36 in 2013; reported diluted EPS of...

Feb 17, 2015, 19:16 ET
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Duke Energy continues to make progress restoring power

Damage assessment efforts have gone well and crews continue to restore power to Duke Energy customers affected by this week's winter storm....

Feb 17, 2015, 12:42 ET
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Duke Energy focuses on damage assessments and outage restoration in the Carolinas

Duke Energy has more than 4,800 personnel focused on outage restoration across the Carolinas. The workforce includes line workers, tree crews,...

Feb 17, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Duke Energy solicits for more solar projects in North Carolina

 Duke Energy today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 50 megawatts (MW) of new solar energy capacity in North Carolina. Solar...

Feb 16, 2015, 18:29 ET
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Duke Energy braces for winter storm in the Carolinas; customers advised to prepare for possible extended power outages

Duke Energy is closely monitoring the winter storm forecasted to bring snow, sleet and freezing rain to North Carolina and South Carolina tonight...

Feb 10, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Duke Energy proposes innovative solar programs for South Carolina

 Duke Energy today proposed several solar power programs to the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSCSC) that will greatly expand...

Feb 09, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Duke Energy and REC Solar team to make distributed solar more affordable and accessible to commercial customers

 Duke Energy, the nation's largest electric utility, today announced the acquisition of a majority interest in REC Solar, a provider of...

Jan 27, 2015, 14:03 ET
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Studies increasingly demonstrate Dan River is thriving

 Research from universities, regulators and industry experts increasingly demonstrates that the Dan River is in good condition one year after a...

Jan 22, 2015, 10:01 ET
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Duke Energy to build 13-megawatt solar facility at Camp Lejeune

 A partnership between Duke Energy, the Department of the Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps will lead to a 13-megawatt (AC) solar facility being...

Jan 21, 2015, 08:30 ET
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Duke Energy to announce fourth quarter and year-end 2014 earnings Feb. 18

 Duke Energy will release its fourth quarter and year-end 2014 earnings results at 7 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 18. An earnings conference...

Jan 12, 2015, 13:52 ET

CLT Joules Selects Startups for 2015 Energy Accelerator

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

Jan 09, 2015, 09:50 ET
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One for the record books

 Even with customers conserving electricity, Duke Energy Progress saw a new all-time record for winter power use on Thursday, Jan. 8. In the...