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2014-03-07 20:20:29

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has 3,700 personnel responding to an ice storm that hit the Carolinas Friday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "We are tripling our line resources in the hardest-hit areas, including personnel from our Florida and Midwest areas," said Jeff Corbett, senior vice president of Duke Energy's Carolinas Delivery Operations. "With the storm passing, we are leaning on the combined strength of our Duke Energy team to...

2014-03-07 12:22:41

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is moving additional crews to the hardest hit areas as ice and high winds roll through its Carolinas service territory. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company has been preparing its response since early this week to ensure employees and contractors could begin restoration work as soon as the outages started to occur. For the most up-to-date information, Duke Energy offers a map online at...

2014-03-06 12:22:38

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, today announced its acquisition of two 20-megawatt (MW) AC California solar projects from renewable energy developer Infigen Energy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The construction-ready Pumpjack and Wildwood Solar Power Projects, located in Kern County near Bakersfield, represent Duke Energy Renewables' third and fourth utility-scale solar...

2014-03-03 16:22:30

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced a $1 million contribution to support student scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) majors at Johnson C. Smith University. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The scholarship funds will be added to an existing Duke Energy scholarship endowment fund. The new investment will allow the university to award up to 25 scholarships each year to...

2014-03-03 08:25:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Foundation today announced a $75,000 matching gift to DonorsChoose.org to assist teachers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO According to program guidelines, public school teachers can submit STEM project proposals to DonorsChoose.org, where anyone can choose to help fund the project. When 50 percent of a project's request is funded...

2014-02-19 12:33:33

New Natural Capital Business Hub offers a searchable database of case studies and resources to help companies evaluate the business case for action on natural capital. PHOENIX, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unveiled at the 6th Annual GreenBiz Forum, The Natural Capital Business Hub (www.naturalcapitalhub.org) is a dynamic online resource designed to help companies uncover opportunities to enhance their bottom lines by integrating the value of natural capital into their strategy,...

2014-02-17 12:21:29

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has initiated a strategic process to exit its Midwest commercial generation business, which includes ownership interests in 13 power plants. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "Our merchant power plants have delivered volatile returns in the challenging competitive market in the Midwest," said Lynn Good, president, CEO and vice chairman of Duke Energy. "This earnings profile is not a strategic fit for Duke...

2014-02-17 12:21:26

- Duke Energy is thankful for customers' patience and understanding during restoration efforts CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has restored more than 907,981 customer outages since one of the largest winter storms in the past decade hit the Carolinas on Wednesday. The multi-day weather event consisted of snow, ice and high winds. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) More than 6,200 resources supported restoration efforts. These...

2014-02-16 23:01:27

Innovative Solar Systems has twelve (12) Solar Farm projects totally 620 Megawatts that qualify for the new Duke Energy RFP that was issued this week. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Duke Energy issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) this week and is seeking primarily Solar Farm projects that are over 20MW in size and can be built and commissioned by December 31, 2015. These large projects must have been filed before 2/13/2014 or they do not qualify for the RFP. Innovative Solar...

2014-02-14 16:22:25

- Significant damage in some areas affects outage duration CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This afternoon, Duke Energy reported nearly 68,700 outages as crews continue working to restore remaining outages across the Carolinas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) "This storm caused extensive damage in several parts of our service area," said Jeff Corbett, senior vice president of Duke Energy's Carolina Delivery Operations. "Work at these sites...


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