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Duke Energy, YMCA of Greenville Team Up to Build Outdoor Classroom

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As one of Duke Energy’s Water Resources Fund recipients, the Greenville YMCA is working to improve access to the Reedy River with outdoor classrooms and science stations. Together, we’re creating better recreational and educational facilities for local families.

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Duke Energy, Watershed Ecology Center Team Up to Bring Adopt-a-Stream to Spartanburg County

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As one of Duke Energy’s Water Resources Fund recipients, Watershed Ecology Center developed the Adopt-a-Stream program for Spartanburg County, and is working with local volunteers and students who have become certified water quality monitors. Thanks to their efforts, Spartanburg County can now monitor and address water quality issues more quickly. 

Duke Energy’s Plan to Strengthen South Carolina’s Energy Grid Will Create Jobs, Grow the State’s Economy

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  • $3 billion in improvements over next decade will provide customers an electric grid that is smarter, more reliable and more secure
  • Power/Forward Carolinas initiative will result in an average of 3,300 jobs and more than $100 million in new tax revenue to benefit communities
  • Capital investment expected to be roughly equivalent to adding several major automotive manufacturing sites in the state
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  • $3 billion in improvements over next decade will provide customers an electric grid that is smarter, more reliable and more secure
  • Power/Forward Carolinas initiative will result in an average of 3,300 jobs and more than $100 million in new tax revenue to benefit communities
  • Capital investment expected to be roughly equivalent to adding several major automotive manufacturing sites in the state

$400,000 in Duke Energy Solar Grants Awarded to Not-for-profit Organizations Serving Low-income Indiana Populations

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PLAINFIELD, Ind., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- With $400,000 in funding from Duke Energy, Indiana's key consumer groups are awarding 16 not-for-profit organizations grants to help finance the installa

Duke Energy Plans Solar, Energy Storage Projects to Advance Reliability, Cleaner Energy for Indiana

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  • Duke Energy partners with Indiana National Guard on microgrid project including solar power and energy storage

  • Energy storage project in Nabb, Ind., to enhance reliability for Clark County community

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  • Duke Energy partners with Indiana National Guard on microgrid project including solar power and energy storage

  • Energy storage project in Nabb, Ind., to enhance reliability for Clark County community

Wonders of Water and Wildlife Offers Hands-On Conservation Opportunities for Girls

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As one of Duke Energy’s Water Resources Fund recipients, the Hornet’s Nest Council  brought the Wonders of Water and Wildlife (WoWW) program to its campus in Iredell County, which serves the surrounding eight counties. The program is developing tomorrow’s leaders in water conservation by teaching girls how to improve water quality and quantity.

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How Wetlands Improve Water Quality on University of North Carolina at Greensboro Campus

Students benefit from new wetlands research opportunities
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We’re proud to support the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and its commitment to clean water. As one of our Water Resources Fund recipients, UNC-G constructed two wetlands on its campus. These wetlands are improving local water quality while providing opportunities for research and education of tomorrow’s leading water conservationists.

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How 73 Organizations Are Protecting the Carolinas’ Waterways

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Duke Energy is proud to support the countless water stewards in our communities who are implementing innovative projects that protect our natural resources. In 2014, we established the Water Resources Fund, a $10 million, multiyear commitment to leave a lasting impact on our region’s waterways by expanding nonprofit partnerships and enhancing the environments where families live, play and work.

Community Project to Manage Stormwater Benefits 765 Acres in the Jordan Lake Watershed

Durham & Wake County Community Conservation Assistance Program
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The Durham & Wake County Community Conservation Assistance Program, supported by Duke Energy’s Water Resources Fund, focuses on the implementation of Community Conservation Assistance Program (CCAP) for BMP installation in the Jordan Lake Watershed, specifically in the Upper New Hope Creek sub watersheds.

Duke Energy Awards More than $300,000 to 10 Urban Redevelopment Projects in Greater Cincinnati

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  • Urban Revitalization catalyst grants given to projects that will reduce blight and building vacancies, create jobs, and increase business retention/expansion and workforce training opportunities
  • Program aims to spur additional economic development activities in the community
  • Duke Energy has issued $1.88 million in grants to 58 projects in Ohio and Kentucky since the redevelopment program launched in 2011
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  • Urban Revitalization catalyst grants given to projects that will reduce blight and building vacancies, create jobs, and increase business retention/expansion and workforce training opportunities
  • Program aims to spur additional economic development activities in the community
  • Duke Energy has issued $1.88 million in grants to 58 projects in Ohio and Kentucky since the redevelopment program launched in 2011

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