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Aug. 11 is National Safe Digging Day

Aug. 11 is National Safe Digging Day

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – National Safe Digging Day (also known as 811 Day) is observed Aug. 11, and Piedmont Natural Gas and Duke Energy are reminding professional excavators and do-it-yourselfers of the importance of calling 811 before digging to protect the nation’s underground utility infrastructure, prevent potential injury and avoid electric and natural gas outages.read more »

United Way of Wayne County Receives $25,000 Grant From Duke Energy

United Way of Wayne County Receives $25,000 Grant From Duke Energy

CHARLOTTE – As North Carolina communities continue to feel financial strain from the rising cost of basic needs, the Duke Energy Foundation is providing $1 million to support nonprofits dedicated to serving low-income communities. These grants will strengthen capacity and increase the impact of local agencies that are on the forefront of helping North Carolinians…read more »

Duke Officials Apologize for Holiday Outages

Duke Officials Apologize for Holiday Outages

On Tuesday, Governor Cooper and staff from the Governor’s Office met with officials from Duke Energy, including Lynn Good, President and Chief Executive Order of Duke Energy, Julie Janson, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke Energy Carolinas, Kendal Bowman, North Carolina State President of Duke Energy, and Kevin McLaughlin, Vice President Government Affairs…read more »

Questions Remain on Duke Energy’s Rolling Outages

Questions Remain on Duke Energy’s Rolling Outages

The Governor is calling on Duke Energy to provide more information about the utility company’s decision to implement rolling outages this past weekend.  The Christmas weekend brought some of the coldest weather to North Carolina. In a tweet Monday morning, Governor Cooper wrote: “Duke Energy assures me NC is in the clear now. But I’m deeply…read more »

United Way of Wayne County Kicks-Off Annual Community Campaign

United Way of Wayne County Kicks-Off Annual Community Campaign

The United Way of Wayne County (UWWC) officially kicked-off the 2022 Community Campaign at 11:00 am during the Volunteer Fair on August 31st at The Maxwell Center. Bethany Perry exclaimed that 36% of this year’s goal had already been met thanks to Frontrunner Investors who hold their campaigns early. The Community Campaign is vital to the…read more »

Duke Energy: Keep Your Bill Cool With Easy Summer Energy-Efficiency Tips

Duke Energy: Keep Your Bill Cool With Easy Summer Energy-Efficiency Tips

Summer means rising temperatures, and Duke Energy is helping customers save with easy, low- to no-cost do-it-yourself projects and tips to prepare for summer’s heat. “We typically see energy use spike in the summer since air conditioning is one of the biggest energy users in your home,” said Barbara Higgins, Duke Energy senior vice president…read more »

Duke Energy Celebrates National Lineworker Appreciation Day

Duke Energy Celebrates National Lineworker Appreciation Day

Duke Energy celebrates the power behind the power on National Lineworker Appreciation Day on April 18. The annual recognition spotlights lineworkers’ role in powering the lives of millions of people across the U.S. Whether perched in a bucket or scaling a towering pole, their work ensures that electricity keeps flowing to power vital infrastructure from…read more »

DUKE ENERGY: 150 Tons Of Processed Coal Ash Spilled, Cleaned Up At H.F. Lee

DUKE ENERGY: 150 Tons Of Processed Coal Ash Spilled, Cleaned Up At H.F. Lee

A coal ash spill is quickly cleaned up, but community leaders are still concerned. Duke Energy has confirmed to GoldsboroDailyNews.com that approximately 150 tons of processed coal ash left a storage dome at the former H.F. Lee Plant in Goldsboro on March 23rd. A seal on a door reportedly came loose allowing the processed material to escape.…read more »

UPDATE: Power Outage Affects East Side Of Goldsboro

UPDATE: Power Outage Affects East Side Of Goldsboro

Several thousands Goldsboro area residents are without electricity at this time.  A power outage has affected an area on the east side of Goldsboro leaving over 7,000 Duke Energy customers in the dark.  According to the Duke Energy outage map, the places affected includes Berkeley Boulevard and areas along E. New Hope Road and Highway…read more »

Duke Energy Wants To Help You Control Your Winter Energy Bills

Duke Energy Wants To Help You Control Your Winter Energy Bills

When the weather turns cold, you bump up the thermostat in your home to stay comfortable. And even if you don’t, the plummeting temps outside make your heating system work harder to maintain your thermostat setting. When you get your electric bill a month later, the amount you owe seems much higher than you think…read more »

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