Duke Energy Company

From Open Energy Information


Duke Energy Company is one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, it operates and maintains power plants as well as, generates, distributes, and sells energy services in six states, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. It services roughly 7.6 million electric retail consumers and 1.6 million natural gas consumers.[1]

Renewable Energy

With the rapidly declining cost of solar power, Duke Energy has increased its solar power portfolio, with 3 new projects slated for Kentucky.

Duke Energy owns the Shirley Wind farm in Wisconsin. [2]

In October of 2018 Duke Energy announced it would be installing 530 electric car charging stations throughout Florida. [3]

Pipeline Controversy

Duke Energy is a minority owner of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline with Dominion Energy which has been put on hold citing potential for spills, contributions to air pollution and destruction of natural habitat. [4]

See Also

References

  1.  "Duke Energy Website: About Us"
  2.  "Green Bay Press Gazette: County Can’t Tie Shirley Wind Farm To Health"
  3.  "Clean Technica: Duke Energy Plans 530 New EV Chargers In Florida"
  4.  "Earth And Main: Dominion Energy Atlantic Coast Pipeline Delayed Until 2021"