Fifteen Duke Energy apprentice and journeyman line workers from Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky earned the right to advance to the International Lineman's Rodeo in Bonner Springs, Kans., Oct. 12-13, after competing in the Duke Energy Midwest Lineman's Rodeo in Plainfield, Ind., on Aug. 11.
Duke Energy has received the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the U.S. Department of Defense gives to companies for their outstanding support for employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve. Duke Energy was one of only 15 companies nationwide to be selected out of more than 2,300 nominations.
Piedmont Natural Gas has been designated a 2017 Utility Customer Champion, according to a report based on surveys of more than 50,000 customers of the nation’s 130 largest utilities. Piedmont’s score on the index was high enough to place it fourth among all utilities – natural gas and electric – nationwide.