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Mar 22, 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...


Mar 09, 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,...


Mar 07, 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...


Mar 03, 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...


Mar 01, 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...


Feb 23, 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")...


Feb 16, 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;...


Feb 16, 2017, 07:00 ET Duke Energy reports fourth quarter and full-year 2016 financial results

- GAAP reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) were $3.11 in 2016, compared to $4.05 in 2015; adjusted diluted EPS was $4.69 for 2016...


Feb 09, 2017, 08:59 ET Opening a new Frontier: Duke Energy Renewables' 200-megawatt Oklahoma wind project delivering power

Duke Energy Renewables has completed its large-scale wind power plant in Oklahoma, the 200-megawatt (MW) Frontier Windpower Project. The wind...


Jan 26, 2017, 09:00 ET Duke Energy gives moms, dads 6 weeks of fully paid parental leave

Duke Energy for the first time is offering its employees fully paid parental leave – totaling six weeks – to bolster work-family balance and help...


Jan 24, 2017, 10:00 ET Duke Energy powers Palmetto State communities with more than $2.8 million in grant funding in 2016

Duke Energy is powering South Carolina with more than just electricity. Last year, the utility donated more than $2.8 million to nonprofit...


Jan 23, 2017, 10:00 ET Eastern NC's rebuilding efforts receive $200,000 from Duke Energy

Duke Energy is giving $200,000 to seven nonprofit organizations in eastern North Carolina to help with rebuilding efforts in the wake of Hurricane...


Jan 19, 2017, 10:00 ET Duke Energy says it's time again to "Share the Warmth"

Unseasonably warm temperatures right now might fool a few robins or crocuses, but Duke Energy employees know that it's a long way to spring. That's...


Jan 18, 2017, 14:11 ET Duke Energy, U.S. government resolve Florida power plant lawsuit

Duke Energy and the U.S. government today reached a settlement to resolve a government lawsuit that alleged Duke Energy committed a technical...


Jan 17, 2017, 08:00 ET Duke Energy turned N.C.'s sunny days into more solar energy capacity in 2016

North Carolina's status as a national solar energy leader expanded further in 2016 as Duke Energy connected about 500 megawatts (MW) of solar...


Jan 13, 2017, 17:15 ET Duke Energy moving forward with permanent water solutions; details financial supplements

Duke Energy today received preliminary approval from the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) of its plans to offer new,...


Jan 11, 2017, 13:09 ET Duke Energy to announce fourth quarter and year-end 2016 financial results on Feb. 16

Duke Energy will release its fourth quarter and year-end 2016 financial results at 7 a.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 16. An earnings conference call for...


Jan 11, 2017, 09:56 ET Duke Energy Florida to build solar power plant in Suwannee County

Duke Energy today announced the location of its newest universal solar power plant, which will provide cleaner, smarter energy solutions for...


Jan 10, 2017, 08:30 ET Duke Energy Renewables acquires three California solar projects from SunPower

Duke Energy Renewables announced today it has acquired three solar power projects from SunPower Corp. totaling 55 megawatts (MW). The sites...


Jan 06, 2017, 12:34 ET Duke Energy continues to monitor the first winter storm of 2017; crews prepared to respond

Duke Energy is closely monitoring the first winter storm of the year, which is expected to bring snow to North Carolina and South Carolina this...


Jan 06, 2017, 11:41 ET Duke Energy powered up Florida with more than $3 million in grant funding in 2016

Duke Energy is powering Florida with more than electricity. Last year, the company donated more than $3 million to Sunshine State non-profit...


Jan 04, 2017, 11:10 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 March 16, 2017, to shareholders of record...


Dec 29, 2016, 15:53 ET Duke Energy completes sale of international business in Brazil

Duke Energy today completed the previously announced sale of its international business in Brazil to China Three Gorges Corp. for approximately...


Dec 22, 2016, 10:11 ET South Carolina customers use $12 million in rebates from Duke Energy to go solar

As a former college instructor on the topics of economics and finance, Bob Horst knows a good deal when he sees one. Horst had considered...


Dec 22, 2016, 08:30 ET Greensboro's transition to electric buses gets $450,000 boost from Duke Energy

A $450,000 grant from Duke Energy will help Greensboro's Department of Transportation (GDOT) install an electric charging station for the future...