Duke Energy Florida is mobilizing approximately 7,000 lineworkers, tree professionals, damage assessment and support personnel to safe locations prepared to respond to outages once Hurricane Irma reaches Florida.
As forecasts increasingly predict that Hurricane Irma is expected to have significant impacts in North Carolina and South Carolina, Duke Energy is preparing for the storm and encouraging customers to do so as well.
Duke Energy is preparing for Hurricane Irma and is urging customers to prepare as well. The company’s staff of meteorologists are constantly tracking the storm and crews are preparing to safely and quickly respond should the storm impact our service area.
The need to make critical infrastructure investments in its electric generation and delivery systems has led Duke Energy Kentucky to seek its first base rate increase in 11 years for its 140,000 electric customers in the state.
As part of building a smarter energy future and generating cleaner energy for its customers, Duke Energy Carolinas today issued a request for proposals for up to 500 megawatts of wind capacity that would be delivered to its transmission system.