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2014-05-29 16:22:32

PLAINFIELD, Ind., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy is asking state utility regulators to approve a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficiency programs for its customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Current energy efficiency programs offered by Energizing Indiana will continue through Dec. 31, 2014. "Since the early 1990s, Duke Energy has offered its customers programs to save energy and save money," said Doug Esamann, Duke Energy state president -...

2014-05-22 20:20:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced it has signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding cleanup of the coal ash release into the Dan River that occurred at the company's retired Dan River coal-fired power plant in Eden, N.C., on Feb. 2, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Duke Energy issued the following company statement regarding the agreement: "This agreement represents a...

2014-05-21 08:23:32

PLAINFIELD, Ind., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has selected four Indiana properties for its 2014 Site Readiness Program that prepares land for potential industrial development. They are: -- A 150-acre site in Whiteland (Johnson Co.), near Exit 95 off of Interstate 65 -- A 130-acre site in Crawfordsville (Montgomery Co.), at the intersection of County Road 200 South and Nucor Road -- A 185-acre site in Shelbyville (Shelby Co.), at the intersection...

2014-05-20 16:21:36

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following are excerpts from Duke Energy President and CEO Lynn Good's speech at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School MBA graduation May 18. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "I'm a firm believer that courage is a learnable skill, and everyone has the capacity for it. "It's a muscle that we develop over many years and through many difficult situations. "And, as we hone our courage...

2014-05-17 23:00:58

Innovative Solar Systems’ 35 MW solar farm project in Cleveland County has been approved for interconnection to Duke Energy’s electrical grid, the company learned this past week. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 The large-scale solar farm developer in Asheville, N.C., said Friday the company will be securing an owner, financing, and investor for this project now that it has passed the last hurdle of Duke Approvals. The project should be commissioned and on line in mid- to late-2015....

2014-05-16 12:23:04

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Carolinas announced today it will build and operate a 750-megawatt natural gas-fired combined cycle plant at the existing Lee Steam Station site in Anderson County, S.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation will own 100 megawatts of the project. The decision to move forward with this project is part of a comprehensive, long-term plan to add new...

2014-05-15 12:23:53

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricane season begins June 1 and experts forecast nine named storms, of which three will become hurricanes. Recognized as an industry leader in storm preparedness and restoration, Duke Energy is ready. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO During the past year, the company has continued to take aggressive action to strengthen its energy delivery system, such as comprehensively inspecting power poles, upgrading the...

2014-05-13 08:24:03

- Construction of combined-cycle natural gas plant proposed near Crystal River Energy Complex in Citrus County CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Florida announced today plans for three major construction projects to continue meeting the needs of its customers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO If the plans are approved by the Florida Public Service Commission, the company will construct a state-of-the-art, highly efficient...

2014-05-01 16:23:17

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO Lynn Good discussed Duke Energy's 2013 performance, future growth strategies and actions taken on coal ash management at the company's annual shareholders' meeting today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Good also fielded questions on a range of topics during a one-hour portion of the meeting dedicated to shareholder inquiries and comments. Shareholders overwhelmingly re-elected all 15 members of Duke Energy's board of...

2014-05-01 12:25:37

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.78 per share. The dividend is payable on June 16, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business May 16, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/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 in the United States...


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