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2014-04-23 12:23:36

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has selected five South Carolina properties for participation in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare the properties for potential industrial development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The Site Readiness Program is the cornerstone of Duke Energy's economic development model. It identifies, evaluates and improves industrial sites in the company's service territory to help communities...

2014-04-22 16:24:29

RALEIGH, N.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy's North Carolina State President, Paul Newton, today spoke before the N.C. Joint Environmental Review Commission (ERC) on the company's response to the Feb. 2 Dan River coal ash incident and its near-term and longer-term actions to address coal ash across the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "Duke Energy is committed to working with policymakers and regulators to implement both short- and long-term...

2014-04-14 16:21:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has selected five North Carolina properties for participation in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare the properties for potential industrial development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO They are: -- The 72 Rail site, 257 acres of former farmland located in Robeson County, near Lumberton, one hour from the Port of Wilmington -- The Chocowinity Industrial Park site, 246 acres of...

2014-04-10 12:22:13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As customers across Duke Energy service areas eagerly await the arrival of consistently warmer temperatures following a record-breaking winter, the company is offering reminders that can help save energy and money and encourage safety around the home. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "As many of our customers tackle spring cleaning projects, it's also an opportune time to consider ways to use energy more efficiently and...

2014-04-08 08:24:59

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy will release its first quarter 2014 earnings results at 7 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 7. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO An earnings conference call for analysts is scheduled for 10 a.m. ET that day to discuss Duke Energy's financial performance for the quarter and provide other business updates. The conference call will be hosted by Lynn Good, president and chief executive officer, and Steve Young,...

2014-04-04 12:21:38

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced it had substantial participation in response to its request for proposals (RFP) for 300 megawatts (MW) of new solar energy capacity in its Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress territories. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company received bids for nearly three times the capacity being sought. "The strong response to our RFP reflects on the healthy solar market in North...

2014-04-02 20:20:21

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good today spoke to a Hood Hargett luncheon in Charlotte. Here are excerpts of her remarks about the near-term steps that Duke Energy is taking regarding its management of coal ash following the Dan River incident Feb. 2. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "We are committed to a fact-based and disciplined approach to addressing the long-term policies of ash basin management and closing our ash basins at...

2014-04-01 12:25:21

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy will hold its annual shareholders' meeting Thursday, May 1, at 10 a.m. ET, in O.J. Miller Auditorium at 526 South Church St. in Charlotte, N.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Shareholders unable to attend the meeting in person have two options: -- Online: An audio webcast will be available through the investors' section of the company's website at www.duke-energy.com/investors/. -- Phone:...

2014-04-01 08:23:24

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) and Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) this week will jointly issue a solicitation for proposals to build and operate a second major wholesale natural gas pipeline into North Carolina to meet growing demand for the fuel in the Carolinas and possibly surrounding states. Duke Energy's increasing reliance on natural gas to generate electricity, coupled with Piedmont's growing customer demand, warrant investment in a...

2014-03-31 08:24:05

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today honors its heroes during National Lineman Appreciation Day. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Electric utilities, customers, friends and families across the country are also encouraged to recognize the men and women who maintain and restore the power delivery system so vital to people, businesses and industry. "Our line workers embody the heart and soul of Duke Energy," said Keith Trent,...