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Alert declared and exited at Brunswick Nuclear Plant

Alert declared and exited at Brunswick Nuclear Plant

Published on February 7, 2016
Officials at the Brunswick Nuclear Plant declared an Alert today at 1:26 p.m. due to damage in an electrical panel. The Alert was downgraded to an Unusual Event classification at 5:30 p.m. as plant operators realigned plant equipment.
Duke Energy nears goal line Sunday in restoring power outages

Duke Energy nears goal line Sunday in restoring power outages

Published on January 24, 2016
Duke Energy currently has 50,000 remaining outages in the Carolinas after a winter storm affected customers over the past few days. Bobby Simpson, Duke Energy's storm director, says he expects nearly all remaining customers to have power Sunday. The company has had as many as 7,000 workers in the field since Friday working to restore outages caused by snow, ice, sleet and high winds.
Duke Energy's ground game makes progress on storm outages

Duke Energy's ground game makes progress on storm outages

Published on January 23, 2016
More than 7,000 workers made a major dent in the power outages today as Duke Energy responded to the winter storm that rolled through the Carolinas all-day Friday. As of 7 p.m. today, the company has roughly 75,000 current power outages – half the 150,000 the company started with earlier today. More than 400,000 outages have been restored.
Duke Energy crews will follow the outages

Duke Energy crews will follow the outages

Published on January 22, 2016
As this unpredictable winter storm continues to unfold, Duke Energy is strategically moving crews to those areas affected throughout the Carolinas.
Duke Energy crews begin restorations; expect storm's assault to continue

Duke Energy crews begin restorations; expect storm's assault to continue

Published on January 22, 2016
The first major storm of the winter drifted into the Carolinas under the cover of darkness early today with the potential of robbing the area of roadway passability, business productivity and vital electricity. Duke Energy crews, with the assistance of its contractors and personnel from as far away as Texas, were waiting and mobilized to begin restoring outages as quickly and safely as possible.
Duke Energy moving additional storm responders to the Carolinas

Duke Energy moving additional storm responders to the Carolinas

Published on January 21, 2016
More than 1,400 extra personnel from Florida and other regions headed to the Carolinas; almost 5,000 Duke Energy workers poised to respond Company preparing for coming winter storm; outages expected Customers: How to stay connected with the...
Duke Energy preparing for Jonas' triple threat

Duke Energy preparing for Jonas' triple threat

Published on January 20, 2016
Duke Energy is closely monitoring the winter storm forecasted to bring snow, sleet and freezing rain to North Carolina and South Carolina as well as the Eastern United States Thursday night through the weekend.
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