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Sep 24, 2014, 11:10 ET
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Duke Energy creates $10 million Water Resources Fund for waterways in the Carolinas and neighboring states

 Duke Energy today announced the creation of a $10 million Water Resources Fund to benefit waterways across North Carolina and South Carolina....

Sep 23, 2014, 08:00 ET

$8-billion green energy initiative proposed for Los Angeles

Four companies today jointly proposed a first-in-the-U.S., $8-billion green energy initiative that would bring large amounts of clean electricity...

Sep 22, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Duke Energy supplies additional details on solar projects as part of $500 million commitment

 Duke Energy today announced a number of partner companies it will use to build three previously announced solar projects in North...

Sep 19, 2014, 10:10 ET
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Now showing: Duke Energy takes energy efficiency on tour

 Duke Energy and The National Theatre for Children have announced their Energy Education in Schools' 2014-2015 performance schedule, which...

Sep 18, 2014, 14:52 ET
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Duke Energy Carolinas selects five North Carolina properties for Site Readiness Program

 Duke Energy Carolinas has chosen five sites in North Carolina to participate in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare each location for...

Sep 15, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Pattern Energy signs O&M agreement with Duke Energy Renewable Services

 Duke Energy Renewable Services today announced it has signed a long-term agreement to service Pattern Energy Group Inc.'s 283-megawatt (MW)...

Sep 15, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Duke Energy commits $500 million to North Carolina solar power expansion

 Duke Energy today announced a $500 million commitment to a major expansion of solar power in North Carolina. This culminates the company's...

Sep 11, 2014, 09:45 ET
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Duke Energy named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the ninth consecutive year

Duke Energy has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the ninth consecutive year. "Being listed on the Dow...

Sep 03, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Duke Energy to build Los Vientos V wind power project in Texas

 Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, today announced it will build, own and operate a 110-megawatt (MW) wind...

Sep 02, 2014, 08:00 ET

Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas select Dominion to build 550-mile 'Atlantic Coast Pipeline' to transport natural gas from West Virginia to eastern North Carolina

Tweet – .@DukeEnergy, @PiedmontNG select @DomNews to build 550-mile natural gas pipeline from WV to NC http://bit.ly/VTngSm Duke Energy and...

Aug 29, 2014, 08:40 ET
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Duke Energy Indiana proposes plan to modernize its statewide electric grid

- Seven-year plan adds advanced technology to pinpoint power outages and speed service restoration - Provides for better and faster...

Aug 28, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Duke Energy to retire coal operations at its W.C. Beckjord Station

 Duke Energy today announced it will retire the remaining coal-fired units, 5 and 6, at its W.C. Beckjord Station in New Richmond, Ohio,...

Aug 27, 2014, 13:15 ET
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Duke Energy files Keowee-Toxaway license application

Duke Energy today filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) an application for a new license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric...

Aug 26, 2014, 16:01 ET
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Duke Energy CEO Lynn J. Good to address 2014 Barclays Capital CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York City Sept. 3

 Lynn J. Good, Duke Energy's president and chief executive officer, will present at the 2014 Barclays Capital CEO Energy-Power Conference in...

Aug 22, 2014, 11:18 ET
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Duke Energy implodes smokestacks at its Cape Fear Plant

 Duke Energy's Cape Fear Plant this morning underwent a major transformation after serving the region well for more than 90 years. The...

Aug 22, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Duke Energy to sell non-regulated Midwest generation business to Dynegy

Duke Energy today announced Dynegy will buy its non-regulated Midwest Commercial Generation Business for $2.8 billion in cash, which includes...

Aug 20, 2014, 16:05 ET
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Duke Energy makes major progress cleaning up Ohio River oil spill

Duke Energy continues to make major progress cleaning up an overnight spill on Aug. 18, of approximately 3,000 to 5,000 gallons of fuel oil into...

Aug 19, 2014, 19:05 ET
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Duke Energy makes progress cleaning up Ohio River oil spill; takes responsibility

 Duke Energy today made progress cleaning up an overnight spill of approximately 3,000 to 5,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Ohio River at W.C....

Aug 19, 2014, 08:55 ET
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Duke Energy reports fuel oil spill into the Ohio River

At about 11:15 p.m. Monday, during a routine transfer of fuel oil at the W..C. Beckjord Station, approximately 5,000 gallons of fuel was...

Aug 18, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Don't be a victim: Duke Energy reminds customers to guard against fraudulent activity

As scammers continue to target the customers of utility service providers across the country, Duke Energy is reminding its customers not to fall...