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2014-06-20 16:21:13

Duke Energy to contribute $100,000 for more site readiness PITTSBORO, N.C., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A vital step in positioning Chatham County and the Siler City area for major economic development has been achieved with the recent state certification of the Chatham Randolph Megasite, a 1,818-acre industrial site west of Siler City. State certification means that the site has undergone a rigorous review process to ensure that it is ready for immediate development, which...

2014-06-20 16:21:11

GOLDSBORO, N.C., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Progress this morning imploded the boilers at the retired H.F. Lee Steam Plant as part of the company's plans to retire and demolish several of its older coal plants across the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO This was the second implosion event at the site; the first occurred in December 2013, taking down the two smokestacks. With the implosion process completed, the company will begin...

2014-06-16 20:20:34

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced that the company has completed ash basin related pipe inspections at its North Carolina coal plants and shared those results with the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The third-party inspections demonstrate that the infrastructure is safe and performing as designed, but some areas of water infiltration were...

2014-06-11 16:22:22

Site deemed one of the few remaining high, dry, large developable parcels in Florida with interstate frontage. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has completed the evaluation of the Deltona Commerce Park through the company's Site Readiness Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO During a recent public meeting with the Deltona City Commission Workshop, Volusia County officials and other community leaders, Duke Energy provided...

2014-06-09 20:21:09

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced it has signed an agreement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality regarding any natural resources impacts caused by 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. Duke Energy issued the...

2014-06-03 08:25:18

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced an agreement with Duke Energy to provide natural gas delivery service to the electric utility's W.S. Lee power generation facility near Anderson, South Carolina. Piedmont plans to construct approximately 1.5 miles of new natural gas transmission pipeline and compression facilities to provide natural gas delivery service to the plant by May, 2017. Piedmont's investment in the pipeline and...

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...


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