With near record-high temperatures across the Carolinas, Duke Energy is seeing energy usage climb to summer levels. Duke Energy has sufficient resources to meet customers' energy needs through this unusual fall heat wave, but offers tips to help manage energy costs.
A total of 36 electric power outlets will help trucks at the Merchants Distributors, LLC (MDI) distribution center in Hickory cut costs and lower air emissions as part of a Duke Energy $320,000 electrification project.
Company officials say that compared to a year ago, average bills for residential customers could drop 3 to 4 percent in Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky. That equates to roughly $3 to $5 of savings per month.
PaperWorks Industries has made a strategic investment of approximately $3.5 million to reduce its energy consumption at its Wabash operations. The result earned the company a $1.13 million incentive payment from Duke Energy’s Smart$aver® Custom program.