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2014-01-31 08:23:02

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Carolinas customers set a new all-time record for electricity usage yesterday of 20,799 megawatt-hours (MWh) for the hour ending 8 a.m. That exceeds the previous record of 20,628 MWh set on Aug. 8, 2007. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) "January 2014 has presented us with some of the coldest temperatures our customers have ever experienced in the Carolinas," said Nelson Peeler, vice president,...

2014-01-30 16:22:38

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130828/SF71040LOGO) Dear Mr. Rogers, We read your interview with Martin Rosenberg of EnergyBiz. In particular, these remarks stand out: ENERGYBIZ: If you were starting out your career today, where would you want to work? Rogers: ... I'd want the solar on the rooftop. I'd want to run that. I'd want the ability to deploy new technologies that lead to productivity gains to the use of...

2014-01-28 12:21:39

- Duke Energy meteorologists continue to monitor storm's path and potential impact across the Carolinas CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is bracing for a rare coastal ice storm that is forecast to hit eastern North Carolina and South Carolina later today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Duke Energy's team of meteorologists continues to monitor the system. Line technicians, service crews and other personnel are available...

2014-01-23 16:21:45

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today named Catherine S. Stempien vice president, corporate development, replacing Richard Bates, who is leaving Duke Energy to pursue other interests. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) In this role, Stempien will report directly to Steve K. Young, executive vice president and chief financial officer. "Catherine will help us execute corporate development initiatives and to integrate...

2014-01-21 12:22:12

- Company offers tips to help manage energy costs following record-setting winter weather and power usage across its service areas CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weeks after an historic polar blast that set all-time marks for winter power use across parts of Duke Energy's (NYSE: DUK) service areas, the company continues to remind customers how to save energy and money on their power bills. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) "The month of January...

2014-01-20 16:20:33

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) will release its fourth quarter and year-end 2013 earnings results at 7 a.m. ET on Tuesday, Feb. 18. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) An earnings conference call for analysts is scheduled for 10 a.m. ET that day. In addition to discussing the fourth quarter and year-end 2013 results, the company will provide its 2014 adjusted diluted earnings per share guidance range and other...

2014-01-08 12:22:19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past few days, customers served by various Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) companies have set all-time records for winter power use. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) During the extreme weather event, the company asked for and received conservation from commercial, industrial and residential customers to help ease the burden on the utility system. "Despite the challenges of the extremely cold weather, our...

2014-01-07 16:21:12

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to extremely cold temperatures and high energy demand, Duke Energy Progress and Duke Energy Carolinas customers have used more energy than any previous winter day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) With more frigid temperatures in the forecast, the company continues to ask customers to conserve electricity. System operators are closely monitoring the electric transmission system. The company has an adequate...

2014-01-07 08:33:08

Turn off unnecessary lights and postpone household chores, where possible, that involve the use of electricity CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures across the nation continue to plummet to historic lows, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) officials are asking the company's customers to conserve power during the next 24 hours, as extreme temperatures continue. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Below are some steps customers can take: -- The...

2014-01-06 16:23:32

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures plummet to historic lows, Duke Energy is prepared to meet its customers' energy needs across the six states it serves. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) System operators are closely monitoring the electric transmission system and the company has an adequate supply of electricity to meet demand. The extremely low temperatures will put higher stress on the equipment used to generate and deliver...


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