With $400,000 in funding from Duke Energy, Indiana’s key consumer groups are awarding 16 not-for-profit organizations grants to help finance the installation of solar power systems to reduce the energy bills at facilities serving low-income Hoosiers.
As part of a commitment to advance cleaner energy for its customers, Duke Energy is planning to install battery storage equipment and solar panels that will operate as a microgrid at the Indiana National Guard's Camp Atterbury training operation in Johnson County, Ind.
Duke Energy linemen roped in 18 awards at the International Lineman's Rodeo Oct. 14 in Bonner Springs, Kan., with Bryan Minikel, a lineman apprentice from Cary, N.C., taking home the world champion apprentice title.
Local economic development officials in four communities in the Duke Energy Indiana service territory are poring over a site consultant's recommendations for making possible business and industry locations look more attractive to site selectors.
Getting a jump on what could be a large-scale restoration effort, Duke Energy is preparing to send over 1,400 Midwest line workers, contractors and related support personnel to Florida to help repair power outages caused by Hurricane Irma.