Duke Energy Progress, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, has completed its first issuance of $600 million in green bonds that will finance eligible green energy projects, including the development, construction and procurement of solar generation in the Carolinas.
Duke Energy has received the Edison Electric Institute’s “Emergency Recovery Award” for the company’s outstanding power restoration efforts after Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina and South Carolina in September 2018.
With returning cold temperatures and potential negative impacts from the ongoing federal government shutdown, Piedmont Natural Gas is reminding its customers and communities of programs for people who need assistance paying their energy bills.
Duke Energy today reiterated that help managing energy bills is available for any customer in North Carolina or South Carolina who may be experiencing financial hardship, including workers affected by the federal government shutdown, which is moving into its third week.
Eleven organizations spanning 58 counties in North Carolina and South Carolina will receive more than $800,000 in new grants from Duke Energy’s Water Resources Fund to support environmental and wildlife programs.
Another wave of solar energy is expected Jan. 2 when the window opens for North Carolina customers to apply for Duke Energy’s solar rebate program. So far in 2018, more than 1,300 customers have installed systems and qualified for rebates.