Duke Energy Progress today filed new rates for North Carolina customers, based on the North Carolina Utilities Commission's order issued Feb. 23. Even with the adjustment, customer rates will remain below the national average.
Today Duke Energy, along with joint owners American Electric Power (AEP) and Dayton Power & Light (DP&L), finalized the sales transaction of the retired Walter C. Beckjord coal plant in Clermont County, Ohio, to Commercial Liability Partners (CLP). CLP will repurpose much of the property on site for future development.
Duke Energy's 11 nuclear generating units posted strong operating performance in 2017, providing the Carolinas with nearly 90 billion kilowatt-hours of carbon-free electricity -- enough to power more than 7 million homes.
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.
Duke Energy today outlined its proposal to pass along savings from the new federal tax law to its North Carolina customers in ways that will lower bills in the near term and help offset increases in the future.