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Duke Energy preparing for possible effects of Hurricane Sandy

Published on October 26, 2012
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - As Hurricane Sandy begins to make its way up the East Coast, Duke Energy is making preparations for possible effects from the storm in Florida and the Carolinas. Employees are monitoring the potential path of the storm and implementing...

Duke Energy, Sumitomo to dedicate second Kansas wind farm

Published on October 18, 2012
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Duke Energy Renewables and Sumitomo Corp. of America, part of Tokyo-based Sumitomo Corp., announced today the completion of the second of the joint venture partners’ two Kansas wind farms – the Ironwood Windpower Project in Ford ...

Progress Energy Carolinas files first general rate request in 25 years

Published on October 12, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. - Reflecting the cost of building state-of-the-art, low-emission power generation, as well as higher operating expenses, Progress Energy Carolinas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, today filed a request to increase North Carolina retail rates...

Energy usage down in uptown Charlotte

Published on October 11, 2012
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Energy usage in uptown Charlotte is headed in the right direction – down, according to preliminary data Duke Energy has been gathering for nearly a year as part of the company’s Smart Energy Now® energy reduction pilot program that ...

Duke Energy and its subsidiaries support new Water Research Center

Published on October 4, 2012
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Duke Energy and its subsidiaries, including Progress Energy Carolinas and Progress Energy Florida, have joined with a dozen other companies and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) in supporting the new Water Research Center ...

Duke Energy to Release Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Nov. 8

Published on October 1, 2012
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Duke Energy will release its third quarter 2012 earnings results at 7 a.m. ET on Thursday, Nov. 8. Duke Energy Corporation and Progress Energy Inc. completed their merger on July 2, 2012. In connection with the merger, Progress Energy ...

Progress Energy Carolinas to retire two coal-fired power plants Oct. 1

Published on September 28, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. -As announced in July, Progress Energy Carolinas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, on Oct. 1 will officially retire two coal-fired power plants, including the utility’s first coal-fueled facility built in 1923.The utility will close the Cape ...
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