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Duke Energy recognizes linemen on National Lineman Appreciation Day

Published on April 22, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Duke Energy joins electric utilities, customers, friends and families across the nation today in recognizing National Lineman Appreciation Day.The U.S. Senate passed a resolution honoring line workers earlier this week. The bill was ...

Duke Energy named to top citizenship list for fifth straight year

Published on April 22, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -For the fifth consecutive year, Corporate Responsibility (CR) magazine has named Duke Energy one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens.Duke Energy was ranked 26th on the 2013 list after being independently assessed in seven key areas: ...

Duke Energy responds to N.C. Supreme Court ruling on rate increase

Published on April 22, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Paul Newton, president of Duke Energy North Carolina, issued the following statement in response to today's North Carolina Supreme Court ruling regarding a Duke Energy rate increase that was approved by the North Carolina Utilities ...

Duke Energy dedicates state-of-the-art natural gas facility

Published on April 22, 2013
EDEN, N.C. -Duke Energy today celebrated the opening of the Dan River Natural Gas Combined Cycle Station in Eden, N.C.Located in Rockingham County, the state-of-the-art plant has an electric capacity of 620 megawatts (MW). The new station is part of ...

Duke Energy Renewables acquires California project from SolarWorld

Published on April 22, 2013
TWENTYNINE PALMS, CALIF. - Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, today announced it has acquired two commercial solar power projects near Twentynine Palms, Calif., from project developer SolarWorld, the largest U.S. solar...

Duke Energy names John Fremstad to Business Development Team

Published on April 22, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Duke Energy has named John Fremstad business development manager for the company’s Business Development and Economic Development team.He will be located in Orlando, Fla., and responsible for recruiting companies in the data center ...

Rogers calls on federal legislators to fix the debt

Published on April 8, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers today urged people to encourage their federal legislators to take immediate action to develop a more sustainable financial strategy for the country.“With ever-increasing mountains of debt, the track our ...

Duke Energy to announce first quarter 2013 earnings May 3

Published on April 4, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -Duke Energy will release its first quarter 2013 earnings results at 7 a.m. ET on Friday, May 3.An earnings conference call for analysts is scheduled for 10 a.m. ET that day to discuss Duke Energy’s financial performance for the ...

Duke Energy launches new economic development program in Indiana

Published on April 4, 2013
PLAINFIELD, IND. -Duke Energy is revamping its economic development program to improve opportunities for communities to attract jobs and capital investment in Indiana.The company’s “Site Readiness Program,” which replaces the former Community Growth ...

Duke Energy to Host Annual Meeting May 2

Published on April 3, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Duke Energy will hold its annual shareholders’ meeting Thursday, May 2, at 10 a.m. ET, in O.J. Miller Auditorium at 526 South Church St.  Shareholders unable to attend the meeting in person have two options: An audio webcast will be...
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