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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...

2014-09-03 12:23:11

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, today announced it will build, own and operate a 110-megawatt (MW) wind power project, Los Vientos V, in Starr County, Texas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Garland Power & Light, Greenville Electric Utility System and Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) have signed 25-year agreements to purchase the power produced by the project. "We're proud to be...

2014-09-02 08:23:40

- $4.5 billion-$5 billion pipeline would bring 1.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day to North Carolina and Virginia RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four major U.S. energy companies - Dominion (NYSE: D), Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) - announced today the formation of a joint venture to build and own the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The $4.5 billion to $5 billion, 550-mile natural gas...

2014-09-02 08:23:23

- Pipeline will bring energy, economic, environmental benefits CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweet - .@DukeEnergy, @PiedmontNG select @DomNews to build 550-mile natural gas pipeline from WV to NC http://bit.ly/VTngSm Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today announced the selection of Dominion to build and operate a 550-mile interstate natural gas pipeline from West Virginia, through Virginia and into eastern North Carolina to meet the region's rapidly growing demand for...

2014-08-29 08:22:20

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HelioSage Energy, a national developer of utility scale solar projects, has announced the sale of a 77 MWdc / 60 MWac portfolio of development-stage solar facilities in North Carolina. The portfolio is comprised of 12 ground-mounted solar projects sited in eastern North Carolina. Once constructed, the projects will sell power under a Power Purchase Agreement with either Duke Energy-Progress or the North Carolina Eastern Municipal...

2014-08-29 08:22:15

PLAINFIELD, Ind., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Seven-year plan adds advanced technology to pinpoint power outages and speed service restoration -- Provides for better and faster communication with customers -- Includes investments in power lines, utility poles, transformers and substations to update aging electric grid -- Creates and supports thousands of Hoosier jobs during seven-year modernization...

2014-08-28 12:23:19

CINCINNATI, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced it will retire the remaining coal-fired units, 5 and 6, at its W.C. Beckjord Station in New Richmond, Ohio, effective Sept. 1. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Due to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's increasingly stringent regulations on power plant emissions, Duke Energy Ohio three years ago announced its intent to retire Beckjord Station's coal-fired units 1 through 6 -...

2014-08-27 12:24:46

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) an application for a new license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric Project in South Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The license would allow Duke Energy to continue operating Lake Jocassee, Lake Keowee and their associated hydro stations in the Upstate region of South Carolina. The existing license expires in August 2016....


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