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Here’s what’s been happening recently in North Carolina.

Grant helps address disparities, find equitable solutions

We still have some work to do in our community regarding these issues, but with the Duke Energy Foundation’s support, we are now better positioned to address the disparities that we face and find equitable solutions for all of the citizens of Sanford and Lee County.

Duke Energy to provide $500,000 in grants for North Carolina small business revitalization

Hometown Revitalization grants will provide funding for 20 local microgrant programs.

Charlotte Area Transit System to pitch electric bus pilot program through Duke Energy partnership

Charlotte Area Transit System wants to begin an electric bus pilot program as part of a proposed partnership with Duke Energy in time to have vehicles on the road by the start of 2022.

Duke Energy selects new potential 175-acre industrial park in Randleman for site program

Randolph County was among the first to be selected for Duke Energy's Site Readiness Program in 2005, participating several times, leading to the current Randleman project. Duke Energy has selected a new potential park in Randleman, located at an interchange on I-74 for business and infrastructure development.

Hunger's reach is long. Here's how you can help

Action Pathways Second Harvest is one of dozens of Feeding America food banks that Duke Energy aids in the seven states the company serves.

Record-breaking year in solar for Duke Energy customers in North Carolina

Solar power continued to grow in North Carolina in 2020 with more Duke Energy customers using solar power than ever before.

A new home for Nestlé Purina in North Carolina

An abandoned brewery in North Carolina’s Rockingham County will be reimagined and transformed into a pet food manufacturing facility thanks to Nestlé Purina PetCare and Duke Energy.

Cari Boyce: More greenhouse gas-free than you think

Just about everything we do — from driving cars to flying on planes to streaming movies over the internet — carries a “carbon cost” of some level. Electricity usage is a component of your carbon footprint. But there is good news: If you’re a Duke Energy customer, about 60% of the electricity you use is already carbon-free.

Clean Transportation Leaders Launch Zero Emission Transportation Association

ZETA is First-of-its-Kind Coalition Committed to 100% EV Sales by 2030

Together, utilities helped stop scammers

At the height of the pandemic, scammers preyed on Duke Energy customers with an alarming frequency, but most people didn’t fall for it. Customers knew Duke Energy wasn’t disconnecting power for unpaid bills from March through September, but this was also probably because of the work of Utilities United Against Scams.

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