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Dec 19, 2014, 10:00 ET
Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, has purchased the 20-megawatt (AC) Halifax Solar Project in Roanoke Rapids, N.C.

Duke Energy acquires Halifax Solar Project in Eastern North Carolina

Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, today announced it has acquired a 20-megawatt (AC) solar project in Roanoke...

Dec 18, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Duke Energy announces complete ash excavation at W.S. Lee Steam Station

Duke Energy has submitted filings to state regulators this week outlining additional ash excavation plans for its W.S. Lee Steam Station in Belton,...

Dec 12, 2014, 09:12 ET
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Duke Energy joins other stakeholders in solar net metering agreement in South Carolina

The Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) filed a comprehensive agreement Thursday with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSCSC) that...

Dec 10, 2014, 14:15 ET
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Duke Energy details strong progress improving coal ash management and ash basin closure plans

 Duke Energy is acting quickly and meeting deadlines to comply with new North Carolina policy for the management of coal ash and the closure of...

Dec 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Duke Energy Progress receives FERC approval for plans to purchase NCEMPA generation assets

Duke Energy Progress has received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to proceed with plans to purchase the North...

Dec 08, 2014, 12:32 ET
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N.C. regulators approve Duke Energy's request to build 3 solar facilities

 Duke Energy today received regulatory approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) to acquire and construct three large solar...

Dec 03, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Duke Energy CFO Steve Young to participate in panel discussion at New York energy symposium Dec. 10

Steve Young, Duke Energy's executive vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in a panel – "Big Picture Policy: EPA...

Dec 02, 2014, 14:30 ET
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Duke Energy announces 2014 Power Partners

Local governments, major national retailers, a school system and two healthcare systems are among the organizations honored by Duke Energy as 2014...

Dec 02, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Duke Energy seeks bidders for upcoming Request for Proposals on coal ash management solutions

 Duke Energy today announced it will issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) Dec. 12 for a comprehensive study of ways to beneficially reuse coal...

Dec 01, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Duke Energy names Selim Bingol chief communications officer

 Duke Energy has named Selim Bingol senior vice president and chief communications officer, effective Jan. 5, 2015. Bingol will be responsible...

Dec 01, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Duke Energy offers holiday lighting energy calculator and winter tips to help save energy and money

 Before you deck the halls and transform your home into a festival of lights, calculate how your twinkling holiday displays will affect your...

Nov 13, 2014, 08:59 ET
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Duke Energy announces plans to begin removing coal ash from four North Carolina sites

 Duke Energy today announced another major milestone in its plan to permanently close coal ash basins and safely store coal ash generated from...

Nov 11, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Duke Energy bill assistance programs help families stay warm during winter

 Duke Energy's energy assistance programs are once again preparing to assist customers struggling to pay their winter energy bills. Continuing...

Nov 10, 2014, 10:10 ET
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Duke Energy announces milestone in sale of its Midwest Commercial Generation fleet to Dynegy

 Duke Energy today announced that the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have granted early termination of...

Nov 05, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Duke Energy reports third quarter earnings; on track to achieve 2014 guidance

- Third quarter 2014 adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) were $1.40, compared to $1.46 for the third quarter 2013 - Reported...

Nov 03, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Duke Energy board appoints science and environmental expert as new member

 Duke Energy's board of directors today announced the appointment of Richard A. Meserve, president emeritus of the Carnegie Institution...

Oct 29, 2014, 12:52 ET
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Duke Energy declares quarterly dividend payment to shareholders

Duke Energy today declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.795 per share, payable on Dec. 16, 2014, to shareholders of record...

Oct 23, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Duke Energy line workers win 11 awards at 2014 International Lineman's Rodeo

 Duke Energy line workers took home 11 awards at the International Lineman's Rodeo Oct. 18 in Bonner Springs, Kan. One Duke Energy team from...

Oct 22, 2014, 11:32 ET
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Duke Energy reinforces commitment to responsibly providing clean, reliable energy

The following is by Lynn Good, Duke Energy President and CEO:  Duke Energy has called the Carolinas home for more than a century....

Oct 21, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Duke Energy launches $20 million assistance program for income-qualified customers in North Carolina

 As many as 4,000 households across the state could soon be eligible for an energy makeover, courtesy of Duke Energy.  The...