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All Fired Up! Duke Energy's New $1.5 Billion Natural Gas Power Plant Opens to Serve 1.8 Million Floridians

- Cleaner, more efficient facility replaces 52-year-old coal-fired units - Construction generated more than $600 million in economic benefits CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla., Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy's 1.8 million customers in Florida are now receiving 1,640 megawatts of cleaner-burning, highly efficient energy from the company's new state-of-the-art combined-cycle natural gas...

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Duke Energy Renewable Services Recognized for Operational Excellence

- Receives 'Wind Technician Team of the Year Award' - Solar projects in top 100 performing solar assets in U.S. CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Renewable Services, an operations and maintenance organization for wind and solar asset owners across the U.S., has won recognition for its high standard of operational excellence in 2018. Duke Energy Renewable...

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Duke Energy Announces Plans for New Renewable Energy Program in South Carolina

- Program responds to significant interest from large commercial and industrial customers to meet environmental, sustainability goals - If approved, Green Source Advantage will add to the continued growth of renewables in Palmetto State GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has proposed a new program to expand renewable energy options for its commercial and industrial...

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Top Sustainable Companies: Duke Energy Makes It 13 Years in a Row

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its long-running record of sustainability leadership, Duke Energy was recently named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the 13th consecutive year. "Duke Energy employees continue to sharpen their focus on sustainability every year," said Cari Boyce, Duke Energy's senior vice president, stakeholder...

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Duke Energy Linemen Win Regional Contest; Advance to International Lineman's Rodeo

PLAINFIELD, Ind., Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifteen Duke Energy apprentice and journeyman lineworkers from Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky earned the right to advance to the International Lineman's Rodeo in Bonner Springs, Kans., Oct. 12-13, after competing in the Duke Energy Midwest Lineman's Rodeo in Plainfield on Aug. 11. Contestants were tested on job-related skills such as...

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Duke Energy Selects Six Companies to Receive Power Partner Award

- Selected companies are leaders in innovative solutions, sustainability innovation, community excellence, economic development, and storm restoration CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 25th consecutive year, Duke Energy has selected six outstanding organizations to receive the company's prestigious Power Partner award. Duke Energy established the Power Partner award in...

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Duke Energy Progress Program will Provide New Choice for Solar Energy for South Carolina Customers

- Shared Solar Program allows customers to participate in renewable marketplace without installing solar panels at their home or business - Initiative builds on efforts making Palmetto State one of country's greatest success stories for solar power GREENVILLE, S.C., July 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Progress is launching an affordable option for customers that will enable them to...

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Duke Energy Announces 2017 Power Partner Award Winners

Honorees demonstrate leadership in innovative solutions, sustainability innovation, community excellence, renewable excellence and storm restoration CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 27, 2017 - The familiar phrase "Cream rises to the top" precisely describes each of the six organizations receiving the 2017 Duke Energy Power Partner award. Duke Energy established the Power Partner award in 1992 to honor...

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