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2014-04-02 20:20:21

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good today spoke to a Hood Hargett luncheon in Charlotte. Here are excerpts of her remarks about the near-term steps that Duke Energy is taking regarding its management of coal ash following the Dan River incident Feb. 2. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "We are committed to a fact-based and disciplined approach to addressing the long-term policies of ash basin management and closing our ash basins at...

2014-04-01 12:25:21

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy will hold its annual shareholders' meeting Thursday, May 1, at 10 a.m. ET, in O.J. Miller Auditorium at 526 South Church St. in Charlotte, N.C. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Shareholders unable to attend the meeting in person have two options: -- Online: An audio webcast will be available through the investors' section of the company's website at www.duke-energy.com/investors/. -- Phone:...

2014-04-01 08:23:24

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) and Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) this week will jointly issue a solicitation for proposals to build and operate a second major wholesale natural gas pipeline into North Carolina to meet growing demand for the fuel in the Carolinas and possibly surrounding states. Duke Energy's increasing reliance on natural gas to generate electricity, coupled with Piedmont's growing customer demand, warrant investment in a...

2014-03-31 08:24:05

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today honors its heroes during National Lineman Appreciation Day. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Electric utilities, customers, friends and families across the country are also encouraged to recognize the men and women who maintain and restore the power delivery system so vital to people, businesses and industry. "Our line workers embody the heart and soul of Duke Energy," said Keith Trent,...

2014-03-27 08:27:49

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the need for skilled employees, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is helping community college students train for energy-related jobs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Statistics predict an aging workforce and other factors will create the demand for a significant number of craft jobs at Duke Energy over the next 10 years. "We are in a unique time when our workforce is aging; there are workers looking to...

2014-03-26 12:23:13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today issued the following statement regarding the company's management and monitoring of its ash basins: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO For more than a century, Duke Energy has provided safe, reliable and affordable electricity to our customers. Coal-fired power plants produced a good portion of that electricity. Throughout the past few decades, we have dedicated significant resources to the...

2014-03-26 08:23:23

CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Florida announced today it will sell 76 unused nuclear fuel assemblies from its retired Crystal River Nuclear Plant north of Tampa through a request for proposals (RFP) process. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Selling and transferring nuclear fuel assemblies is safe and heavily regulated in the U.S. Federally licensed U.S. nuclear power plants and nuclear fuel fabricators are the only...

2014-03-20 20:20:58

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today notified the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) and other state and local officials that a gap has developed on the inside embankment of one of the Cape Fear ash basins. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The basin dam remains safe and structurally sound. A small depression was observed two weeks ago on the embankment of the basin, which was constructed in...

2014-03-12 12:23:06

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) will complete its restoration efforts by late tonight for customers in Alamance, Guilford and Randolph counties. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO A few outages may extend beyond tonight for customers with damaged meter boxes that have not been repaired or need electrical inspections. More than 400,000 customers across the state lost power last week after the third largest ice storm hit the...

2014-03-11 20:20:53

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy is on track to restore power to 98 percent of storm-affected customers by midnight, after the third largest ice storm bowled through the Carolinas. Customer outages peaked at 414,000 on Friday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "We can't thank the community and our customers enough for their patience and support after this historic storm," said Jeff Corbett, senior vice president of Duke Energy's Carolinas...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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