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Mar 27, 2015, 20:31 ET
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FERC approves the sale of Duke Energy's non-regulated Midwest generation business to Dynegy

 Duke Energy today announced that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved the sale of its non-regulated Midwest Commercial...

Mar 26, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Duke Energy announces inaugural Water Resources Fund grants to benefit regional waterways

 Fifteen organizations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia are the first to receive $1 million in grants from the Water Resources...

Mar 24, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Duke Energy to appeal unprecedented fine by North Carolina environmental regulators

Duke Energy today announced it will vigorously contest an unprecedented civil penalty issued by North Carolina environmental regulators related to...

Mar 23, 2015, 10:30 ET
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Duke Energy ads celebrate special moments in customers' lives

 Duke Energy today launched a multi-media advertising campaign to highlight the ways the company and its employees are powering customers'...

Mar 18, 2015, 12:32 ET
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Duke Energy earns EEI's "Emergency Recovery Award" for restoration efforts after 2014 winter storms

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented Duke Energy with the association's "Emergency Recovery Award" for its outstanding power...

Mar 10, 2015, 08:43 ET
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Duke Energy reaches agreement to settle shareholder lawsuit linked to 2012 Duke-Progress merger

Duke Energy has reached an agreement to settle a shareholder lawsuit linked to the 2012 merger of Duke Energy and Progress Energy for approximately...

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...