Duke Energy today declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $1.005 per share. This dividend is payable on March 16, 2023, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 17, 2023.
Leaders from Duke Energy today apologized to customers and regulators for the disruption caused by the company’s actions to institute rotating power outages on Dec. 24 to protect the grid and vowed to learn from the experience to help prevent it from occurring that way again.
Duke Energy issued the following statement in response to today’s order by the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) on its carbon plan, an outcome prescribed by North Carolina state law (Energy Solutions for North Carolina, HB951).
Duke Energy has met today’s expected peak energy demand in the Carolinas, thanks in part to customer efforts to conserve power after the weekend’s arctic blast affecting power generation and delivery in much of the country.
Duke Energy is crediting its customers’ energy conservation with helping keep the lights on for everyone on Christmas Day and is asking customers to continue implementing simple conservation measures until 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 26.
Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) and Duke Energy Progress (DEP), like a number of other utilities, have urged customers to conserve their usage and in some cases, the company is implementing load shedding steps that include interruptions in service.