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Land Conservation, Wildlife Habitat to Benefit from Nearly $1.4 Million from Duke Energy

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Contributions are part of new 30-year license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric project.

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Contributions are part of new 30-year license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric project.

Duke Energy Indiana Helps Local Families Stay Warm During Winter

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  • Customers who need help paying their electricity bills can receive up to $300 toward their bill.
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  • Customers who need help paying their electricity bills can receive up to $300 toward their bill.

A New Set of Wheels for Christmas

Nuclear plant employees donate and deliver toys and bikes for local children
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In 1996, a few employees at Duke Energy’s Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport, N.C., decided to collect donations to buy a handful of bicycles for needy children at a local school. The next year, more employees participated and even more bikes were delivered.

Nearly 20 years later, the effort is still going strong.

Duke Energy Project to Increase Public EV Charging Stations in N.C. by 30 Percent

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  • 83 cities, counties and organizations to benefit from $1 million program

  • Recipients from almost 50 N.C. counties

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  • 83 cities, counties and organizations to benefit from $1 million program

  • Recipients from almost 50 N.C. counties

Duke Energy's Water Resources Fund Grants Top $5 Million over Two Years

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  • Newly announced: 12 nonprofit organizations to share over $770,000

  • Part of $10 million multiyear commitment to protect and improve the environment

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  • Newly announced: 12 nonprofit organizations to share over $770,000

  • Part of $10 million multiyear commitment to protect and improve the environment

Lumber Mill Reimagined as Artist Studios in Kentucky

Nearly $1.6 million in urban revitalization grants spur economic development in Greater Cincinnati
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Few places in Covington, Ky., illustrate this city’s proud past, recent struggles and current renewal more eloquently than the Hellmann Lumber building.

Erected in 1877, the lumber mill was a vital part of Covington, manufacturing the millwork that trimmed many of the city’s houses. Incorporated in 1815, Covington boasts elegant townhouses along the Licking River but suffered population decline after World War II. In 2001, the Hellmann family sold the business and closed its Covington operation.

Duke Energy Donates $100,000 to Firefighters Battling Western Carolinas Wildfires

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Company will provide $75,000 to the Western North Carolina Firefighters Association and $25,000 to the South Carolina State Firefighters' Foundation

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Company will provide $75,000 to the Western North Carolina Firefighters Association and $25,000 to the South Carolina State Firefighters' Foundation

National Conservation Program gets $500K Boost from Duke Energy

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  • National Wild Turkey Federation, Duke Energy set up a five-year, $500,000 partnership to restore 6,000 acres of critical habitat in Indiana, the Carolinas and Florida

  • Projects will benefit imperiled pollinators, birds and other wildlife species

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  • National Wild Turkey Federation, Duke Energy set up a five-year, $500,000 partnership to restore 6,000 acres of critical habitat in Indiana, the Carolinas and Florida

  • Projects will benefit imperiled pollinators, birds and other wildlife species

Lockheed Martin and Duke Energy Sign 17-Year Renewable Energy Pact

Commitment provides 30 megawatts of Solar Power to U.S. National Grid
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BETHESDA, Md., February 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has entered into a 17-year power purchase agreement for solar-generated electricity produced by Duke Energy Renewables. The renewable power purchase, which is expected to produce 30 megawatts (approximately 72,000 megawatt hours per year) of solar energy for the U.S. national grid, will provide clean energy across all Lockheed Martin domestic business segments.

Smart Cities Hold the Key

Intelligent, connected, adaptable cities offer solutions for a growing and shifting population.
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While there are always a litany of disquieting world events happening at any given time, I find myself particularly troubled by two recent headlines: the uncontrolled wildfires raging throughout California and the refugee crisis in Europe. While both of these tragic situations are devastating in and of themselves, I’m deeply distraught by the striking reality that furious fires and mass refugee migrations are going to become common occurrences in our future.

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