Piedmont Natural Gas said today it is experiencing tremendous growth in demand for compressed natural gas (CNG) from commercial vehicle fleets and highlighted several initiatives that will give more companies greater access to the cleaner, lower-cost fuel option.
Piedmont Natural Gas will welcome 23 students from Wade Hampton High School to its Greenville resource center today as part of a new job shadowing program, the first organized by Junior Achievement of Upstate South Carolina.
The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation today announced a $100K grant to YWCA Central Carolinas, a gift that will help the nonprofit preserve its 51-year-old campus with renovations to its pool, locker rooms and gymnasium roof.
Piedmont Natural Gas today advised customers that Piedmont crews will be canvassing neighborhoods in flood impacted areas to inspect natural gas meters for signs of submersion from flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew. Any meter believed to have been submerged will be removed and natural gas service to the home or business will be turned off.
The North Carolina Utilities Commission has approved Duke Energy's acquisition of Piedmont Natural Gas. Today's order is the final regulatory approval needed to close the transaction. The transaction is expected to close Monday, Oct. 3.
Duke Energy today announced second quarter 2016 reported diluted earnings per share (EPS), prepared in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) of $0.74, compared to $0.78 for second quarter 2015. Second quarter 2016 adjusted diluted EPS was $1.07, compared to $0.95 for second quarter 2015.