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18 May, 2017, 13:24 ET Lt. Gov. Crouch joins leaders from Duke Energy Indiana and NSA Crane to celebrate completion of new solar power plant

Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch joined leaders from Duke Energy, the Department of the Navy (DON) and Naval Support Activity Crane at a...


16 May, 2017, 13:53 ET Duke Energy awards $1.1 million in Water Resources Fund grants to improve local water quality

Fourteen organizations spanning 27 counties in North Carolina and South Carolina will receive more than $1.1 million in new grants from Duke...


11 May, 2017, 11:00 ET Piedmont Natural Gas to be honored by Leadership North Carolina

Piedmont Natural Gas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, today will receive the Charles T. Hagan III Chairman's Award from Leadership North Carolina for...


11 May, 2017, 08:30 ET Fuel savings and improved air quality highlight Duke Energy's truck-stop effort in N.C.

More than 25,000 gallons of truck fuel is projected to be saved annually as part of a $300,000 Duke Energy project to fund electrification at a...


09 May, 2017, 07:00 ET Duke Energy reports first quarter 2017 financial results

- First quarter 2017 GAAP reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) was $1.02 compared to $1.01 in 2016; adjusted diluted EPS was $1.04...


04 May, 2017, 16:49 ET Duke Energy will invest heavily in cleaner power, energy grid, natural gas infrastructure, CEO tells shareholders

Duke Energy will invest heavily in cleaner power, natural gas infrastructure and the energy grid during the next 10 years, CEO Lynn Good told...


04 May, 2017, 14:13 ET Duke Energy declares quarterly dividend payment to shareholders

Duke Energy today declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.855 per share payable on June 16, 2017, to shareholders of record at...


27 Apr, 2017, 11:00 ET Duke Energy funds available for fish and wildlife habitat enhancement projects along waterways in N.C. and S.C.

Beginning May 1, 2017, qualifying government agencies and nonprofit organizations are encouraged to submit applications for Duke Energy habitat...


27 Apr, 2017, 08:30 ET Duke Energy's latest Sustainability Report details cleaner energy investments and an aggressive goal to reduce carbon emissions 40 percent by 2030

A modernized generating fleet and additional investments of $11 billion in cleaner energy are spurring Duke Energy to establish an aggressive...


26 Apr, 2017, 11:10 ET U.S. survey ranks Piedmont Natural Gas a Top Utility Environmental Champion

A new survey of utility customers nationwide has named Piedmont Natural Gas a Top Utility Environmental Champion of 2017 for initiatives such as...


17 Apr, 2017, 08:00 ET Honoring the heroes who power our communities

Building and maintaining the system that powers the lives of millions of people is no easy feat, and not for the faint of heart. Whether they are...


12 Apr, 2017, 13:00 ET Duke Energy embarks on a 10-year initiative to strengthen North Carolina's energy grid

Duke Energy today announced Power/Forward Carolinas -- a $13 billion, 10-year project to modernize the state's electric system. These upgrades...


07 Apr, 2017, 12:47 ET Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas commit $5 million for workforce development at N.C. Community Colleges

Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today announced an additional $5 million investment to connect community college students with career...


06 Apr, 2017, 13:45 ET Duke Energy Renewables and REC Solar announce the completion of their first joint microgrid project with Schneider Electric

Duke Energy Renewables today announced its first microgrid project is now operating on the Schneider Electric Boston One Campus. Schneider...


04 Apr, 2017, 14:22 ET Duke Energy to announce first quarter 2017 financial results on May 9

Duke Energy will release its first quarter 2017 financial results at 7 a.m. ET on Tuesday, May 9. An earnings conference call for analysts is...


03 Apr, 2017, 16:01 ET Cari Boyce to lead Duke Energy Foundation

Duke Energy has named Cari Boyce senior vice president stakeholder strategy and president, Duke Energy Foundation, the company announced today....


30 Mar, 2017, 08:00 ET Piedmont Natural Gas marks opening of new Fayetteville facility

Piedmont Natural Gas today celebrated the opening of a new Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)-eligible facility to house...


29 Mar, 2017, 09:09 ET Duke Energy seeks insurance money to help offset coal ash costs

Duke Energy today issued the following statement in connection with legal action the company is taking against some of its insurance companies...


22 Mar, 2017, 10:00 ET Duke Energy, Reading Is Fundamental renew partnership to boost childhood reading skills

Following last year's successful pilot program, Duke Energy and Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy...


09 Mar, 2017, 13:30 ET Duke Energy Carolinas proposes annual update to charges related to fuel, renewable energy, energy efficiency programs

Duke Energy Carolinas this week made its annual filings with the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) for costs associated with fuel,...


07 Mar, 2017, 12:18 ET Duke Energy joins National Consumer Protection Week to warn customers of utility scams

As part of National Consumer Protection Week this week, Duke Energy is reiterating its warning to customers about the tricks scammers use to steal...


03 Mar, 2017, 13:00 ET Duke Energy shareholder meeting moves to live video webcast

To further improve shareholder communications, Duke Energy will change its annual shareholder meeting to an online-only event using a live video...


01 Mar, 2017, 08:30 ET Seven N.C. schools getting a solar boost from Duke Energy

As part of a $300,000 grant, Duke Energy today announced it would pay 100 percent of the funds needed to install a solar power system at seven...


23 Feb, 2017, 16:30 ET Duke Energy board appoints Ted Craver as board member

Duke Energy's board of directors today announced the appointment of former Edison International chairman, president and CEO, Theodore F. ("Ted")...


16 Feb, 2017, 15:57 ET Duke Energy appoints new VP of federal government affairs and strategic policy

Duke Energy has appointed Louis Renjel as its new vice president of federal government affairs and strategic policy, overseeing federal affairs;...