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2014-01-07 16:21:12

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to extremely cold temperatures and high energy demand, Duke Energy Progress and Duke Energy Carolinas customers have used more energy than any previous winter day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) With more frigid temperatures in the forecast, the company continues to ask customers to conserve electricity. System operators are closely monitoring the electric transmission system. The company has an adequate...

2014-01-07 08:33:08

Turn off unnecessary lights and postpone household chores, where possible, that involve the use of electricity CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures across the nation continue to plummet to historic lows, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) officials are asking the company's customers to conserve power during the next 24 hours, as extreme temperatures continue. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Below are some steps customers can take: -- The...

2014-01-06 16:23:32

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures plummet to historic lows, Duke Energy is prepared to meet its customers' energy needs across the six states it serves. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) System operators are closely monitoring the electric transmission system and the company has an adequate supply of electricity to meet demand. The extremely low temperatures will put higher stress on the equipment used to generate and deliver...

2014-01-03 08:21:22

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.78 per share. The dividend is payable on March 17, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business Feb. 14, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO) This is the 88th consecutive year that Duke Energy has paid a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock. Duke Energy is the largest electric power holding company...

2013-12-31 08:23:52

LONDON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Smart Grid Market in China 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Smart Grid market in China to grow at a CAGR of 28.30 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing need for grid connecting and management systems. The Smart Grid market in China has also been witnessing the increasing environmental concern. However,...


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