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2014-07-28 08:24:57

RALEIGH, N.C., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Progress and the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA) announced today that both companies' boards of directors have approved an agreement for Duke Energy Progress to purchase the Power Agency's ownership in certain generating assets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO NCEMPA currently maintains partial ownership interest in several Duke Energy Progress plants, including Brunswick Nuclear...

2014-07-24 08:26:34

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy is realigning its organizational structure and the roles of several senior leaders to support the company's long-term strategy, Duke Energy President and CEO Lynn Good announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "We have a deeply experienced leadership team, and these changes will continue to build on the strengths of our regulated utilities and our commitment to exceptional service to customers," said...

2014-07-22 12:23:39

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced the release of an investor app for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The app is free and available in Apple's App Store for the iPhone and iPad and at Google Play for Android mobile devices. The Duke Energy app allows investors to use their mobile devices to access and download the company's most commonly used investor relations...

2014-07-16 16:21:45

DANVILLE, Va., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has completed cleanup work along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Va. Completion of the work was reviewed and approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Since the operation began on May 6, approximately 2,500 tons of coal ash and river sediment have been removed from this location. Crews and equipment were staged at...

2014-07-04 12:21:48

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 800 Duke Energy line technicians and other specialists are working today to restore power to customers who lost power last night and early today after Hurricane Arthur barreled up the North Carolina coast. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company expects to restore electricity by late today in most areas, except hardest-hit Morehead City where restoration work will not be completed until late Saturday. As of...

2014-07-03 16:21:17

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Like a game of high-stakes chess, Duke Energy is awaiting Hurricane Arthur's next move. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO In anticipation of high winds and rain along North Carolina's coast, the company has already begun gathering its forces: 500 line and vegetation management workers and other support personnel are in the area, with another 245 line workers ready to travel at a moment's notice to help mitigate the storm's...

2014-07-03 08:21:51

EDEN, N.C., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has completed the cleanup of a coal ash deposit and river sediment at a site approximately two miles down river from the Dan River Steam Station. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The location is where Town Creek meets the Dan River. The coal ash and sediment had accumulated on a sand bar. Crews excavated 258 tons of the material from the site over the last week. The removed material was taken to a...

2014-07-02 12:23:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy, on the second anniversary of its merger with Progress Energy, today announced it has completed and placed into service eight transmission line expansion projects it committed to undertake in North Carolina as a condition of federal approval of the July 2, 2012 merger. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Duke Energy built the projects to mitigate the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's merger-related...

2014-07-01 12:23:16

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher fuel costs caused by the extreme weather conditions associated with this winter's polar vortex contributed to a slight increase in the fuel component of rates for Duke Energy Progress customers in South Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Residential customers will also see a decrease in the charge for implementing energy efficiency programs that help customers save energy and money. As approved...

2014-07-01 08:24:20

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.795 per share, an increase of $0.015 per share or about 2 percent. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO This increase is the same as in 2013, the first full year of Duke Energy's merger with Progress Energy. The dividend is payable on Sept. 16, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business Aug. 15, 2014. "Growth in the...


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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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