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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 »

Duke Energy Announces Agreement On N.C. Coal Ash Costs

Duke Energy Announces Agreement On N.C. Coal Ash Costs

Duke Energy says its customers will benefit from a new deal on costs for closing the company’s coal ash basins in North Carolina. The agreement announced Monday is between Duke Energy, North Carolina officials and the Sierra Club, a conservation group. Duke Energy Spokesperson Meredith Archie says this is a “milestone agreement” for the state.…read more »

Coalition Leader Speaks Out Against Duke’s Coal Ash Recycling

Coalition Leader Speaks Out Against Duke’s Coal Ash Recycling

Duke Energy is recycling coal ash in Wayne County, and not everyone is convinced the process is safe and environmentally sound. Bobby Jones with the Down East Coal Ash Coalition tells GoldsboroDailyNews.com that Duke Energy’s plan comes at a time of increasing climate volatility. Jones says there’s a danger to re-burning the already poisonous coal ash,…read more »

Coal Ash Recycling Begins At H.F. Lee Plant In Goldsboro

Coal Ash Recycling Begins At H.F. Lee Plant In Goldsboro

Coal ash recycling is underway in Wayne County. This month, Duke Energy began operations at the H.F. Lee Plant in Goldsboro. There are four coal ash basins at the former coal-fired power plant, and Duke Energy is planning to recycle the over 6 million tons of coal ash left at the site. Bill Norton is a spokesperson…read more »

OP-ED: Help Is Available For Customers Needing Assistance With Utility Bills

OP-ED: Help Is Available For Customers Needing Assistance With Utility Bills

Editorial opinion submitted by Stephen De May, Duke Energy President in North Carolina In the early days of the pandemic, Duke Energy took swift action to help customers knowing the financial burdens that would result for many due to the health crisis. We suspended electric service disconnections for unpaid bills. We also hit the pause…read more »

Duke Energy Extends Assistance For N.C. Customers In Need

Duke Energy Extends Assistance For N.C. Customers In Need

Duke Energy will begin its standard billing practices in North Carolina in the coming weeks, keeping service disconnections for nonpayment suspended until October 2020, a full month beyond its required moratorium. North Carolina customers who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic will have until October to pay overdue balances or make payment…read more »

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