The phone rings. It’s Duke Energy. We’re on the way to disconnect your electric service unless you pay us over the phone right now. You follow the instructions and – just like that – you’ve been scammed.
Duke Energy as of 5 p.m. ET today had restored power to nearly 90 percent of the company’s more than 500,000 North Carolina and South Carolina customers who lost electricity Thursday at the height of Tropical Storm Zeta.
Duke Energy crews have restored power to nearly 70 percent of the company’s more than 500,000 North Carolina and South Carolina customers who lost electricity at the height of Tropical Storm Zeta on Thursday.
Tropical Storm Zeta’s powerful winds raced through North Carolina and South Carolina today, cutting power to more than 500,000 Duke Energy customers at the height of the storm – more than 10 percent of the company’s total customers in the two-state region.
With the remnants of Hurricane Zeta expected to travel across North Carolina and South Carolina Thursday, Duke Energy has readied its crews for a multi-day restoration effort and has more than 2,600 workers prepared to respond to power outages.
Duke Energy today announced an extensive expansion of its clean energy and emissions reduction plans to significantly increase the company’s carbon and methane reductions, coal plant retirements and renewable energy generation goals.
As new electric vehicles (EVs) enter the market and strong sales growth continues nationwide, the Public Service Commission of South Carolina has approved two Duke Energy electric transportation pilot programs that will allow South Carolina to join other states in deploying EV infrastructure to meet the needs of this growing market.
DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind., has been awarded more than $95,000 in incentives and rebates from Duke Energy for installing energy efficiency measures that include efficient lighting and room occupancy sensors.
Accelerated Decommissioning Partners and Duke Energy today successfully completed a transaction to start decontamination and dismantlement of the Crystal River Nuclear Plant in Citrus County, Fla., in 2020 instead of 2067 – nearly 50 years sooner than originally planned.