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2014-02-18 08:22:12

-- Company achieves adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $4.35 in 2013, compared to $4.32 in 2012; reported diluted EPS of $3.76 for 2013, compared to $3.07 in 2012 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today posted 2013 full-year adjusted diluted EPS of $4.35, achieving the midpoint of its adjusted diluted EPS guidance range of $4.25 to $4.45. Adjusted diluted EPS for 2012 was $4.32. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Duke...

2014-02-03 16:21:58

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Progress and the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA) have entered into exclusive discussions regarding the potential purchase by Duke Energy Progress of NCEMPA's ownership in certain generating assets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) NCEMPA currently maintains partial ownership interests in several Duke Energy Progress plants, including Brunswick Nuclear Plant Units 1 and 2...

2013-12-11 08:21:44

WILMINGTON, N.C., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Progress' new 625-megawatt (MW) L.V. Sutton combined-cycle natural gas plant has begun serving North Carolina and South Carolina customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) The approximately $600-million plant replaces the existing three-unit, 575 MW coal-fired plant that the company recently retired after 59 years of service. It represents a significant milestone in the company's ongoing commitment to...

2013-11-06 08:22:41

-- Third quarter 2013 adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) were $1.46, compared with $1.47 for the third quarter 2012 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced third quarter 2013 adjusted diluted EPS of $1.46, compared to $1.47 for the third quarter of 2012. Reported diluted EPS for the third quarter 2013 was $1.42, compared to $0.85 for the same period last year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO )...

2013-09-12 08:23:53

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the eighth consecutive year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) In the electric utilities industry, 17 utilities from North America were evaluated for consideration. Four were selected. "Sustainability continues to be a priority for Duke Energy. It helps us create value throughout the company, and do business in...

2013-08-07 08:22:48

-- Second quarter 2013 adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) were $0.87, compared to $1.02 for the second quarter 2012 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced second quarter 2013 adjusted diluted EPS of $0.87, compared to $1.02 for second quarter 2012, and reported diluted EPS of $0.48, compared to $0.99 for the same period last year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Reported results include...

2013-06-17 12:22:25

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) continues to move up the solar energy charts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) In the recent Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) utility rankings, Duke Energy was ranked eighth among holding companies in the United States for total solar capacity. Among individual utilities, Duke Energy Progress in North Carolina and South Carolina was ranked eighth nationally for its annual increase...

2013-05-30 20:20:43

Major Components RALEIGH, N.C., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) today approved Duke Energy Progress' proposed settlement in the company's request to increase electric rates for its North Carolina customers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) "We are pleased the N.C. Utilities Commission has approved our settlement in this case. We believe that the settlement reflects a balance between the needs of our...

2013-05-02 16:22:28

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy notified the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) today of plans to suspend its application for two proposed new nuclear units on its Harris site near New Hill in Wake County, North Carolina. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Progress Energy Carolinas submitted the combined construction and operating license application to the NRC in February 2008. "The Harris site is well suited for new nuclear...

2013-05-02 16:21:51

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy, now with even greater scale and diversity, is well-positioned to lead the electric utility industry in the years ahead, CEO Jim Rogers told company shareholders at their annual meeting today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO) "Too often, big means slow and complacent. In contrast, we intend to be agile and innovative. I call it 'readiness for the road ahead,'" Rogers said at the first shareholder...