The summer season is in full swing and visitors to area lakes continue to increase, especially with the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaching. Duke Energy encourages those enjoying water activities to remain vigilant and put safety first.
Fourteen organizations spanning 27 counties in North Carolina and South Carolina will receive more than $1.1 million in new grants from Duke Energy's Water Resources Fund to support environmental and wildlife programs.
Piedmont Natural Gas today announced it will continue sponsoring “SNAPBack,” a program that gives participants in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) up to an extra $20 to spend on fresh produce when they use their SNAP benefits to buy fruits and vegetables at participating farmers markets.
A modernized generating fleet and additional investments of $11 billion in cleaner energy are spurring Duke Energy to establish an aggressive carbon dioxide reduction goal: 40 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. The goals are spelled out in the company's 2016 Sustainability Report, which was issued today.
A program to prepare students for careers in outdoor recreation and education will start this summer at Rockingham Community College, thanks to a $700,000 gift from Duke Energy, which is the largest single gift given to a North Carolina community college.