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2014-09-22 08:23:29

- 750 jobs expected during peak construction CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced a number of partner companies it will use to build three previously announced solar projects in North Carolina by the end of 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company will construct and own some of the largest solar facilities on the East Coast, totaling 128 megawatts (MW) of capacity. These projects are part of the company's recently...

2014-09-19 12:22:10

-- Company partners with The National Theatre for Children to offer theatrical performances through its Energy Education in Schools program CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy and The National Theatre for Children have announced their Energy Education in Schools' 2014-2015 performance schedule, which will include a nine-month tour featuring multiple troupes performing in over 1,000 elementary schools in eligible Duke Energy service areas....

2014-09-18 16:21:58

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Carolinas has chosen five sites in North Carolina to participate in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare each location for potential industrial development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The sites are: -- Rowan County -- Carlton-Thomas property, a 600-acre tract near Salisbury located on Long Ferry Road, approximately 1 mile east of Interstate I-85. It has easy access to...

2014-09-18 16:21:56

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina's electric cooperatives are warning consumers that thieves posing as Duke Energy employees are trying to steal your money and personal information. The scammers call customers and say they are "with Duke Energy in Wilmington," and that they're handling remote disconnections for cooperatives and other utilities. They warn that electricity will be disconnected unless they receive payment immediately. The...

2014-09-17 12:22:12

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Solar Systems has just recently received a 15 year purchase power agreement from Duke Energy on the company's IS 41 project, a 48MW(AC) solar farm to be built in North Carolina and be online in late 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146702 Innovative Solar 41 is just one of many utility scale solar farm projects that ISS has in the company's portfolio of projects for sale in 2015. ISS company spokesman, John...

2014-09-16 23:06:03

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) has just executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Duke Energy for their 48MW solar farm project, Innovative Solar 41 (IS 41) which is located in Bladen County and will be constructed in 2015. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 IS 41, a 48MW solar farm project located in Bladen County, NC, was one of the selected projects that qualified for the Duke Energy Request For Proposal (RFP) that was announced earlier in the year. Signing the fifteen...

2014-09-15 23:03:36

A 15 Year Purchase Power Agreement (PPA) has just been signed by Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS) on their Innovative Solar 41 (IS 41) project, a 48MW Solar Farm to be built in Bladen County and projected to be online by late 2015. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 IS 41 was one of the Duke Energy’s qualifying RFP projects and after months of negotiations the purchase power agreement (PPA) was executed by ISS representatives just this week. The PPA received from Duke Energy on...

2014-09-15 16:22:35

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Renewable Services today announced it has signed a long-term agreement to service Pattern Energy Group Inc.'s 283-megawatt (MW) Gulf Wind energy project in Armstrong, Texas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Duke Energy Renewable Services will supply operations and maintenance services for three years, beginning in November, with an option for a two-year extension. Duke Energy Renewable Services has...

2014-09-15 08:23:33

-- Company to acquire and construct three solar facilities CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced a $500 million commitment to a major expansion of solar power in North Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146043 This culminates the company's request for proposals (RFP) issued in February 2014 for new solar capacity. It will help Duke Energy further its commitment to renewable energy, diversify its energy portfolio and meet North...

2014-09-11 12:22:05

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the ninth consecutive year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "Being listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for nine straight years clearly reflects our commitment to conducting business in a sustainable way even when confronted with complex challenges," said Shawn Heath, Duke Energy's chief sustainability officer. "Our...


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