Innovation Spotlight: Duke Energy

Innovation Spotlight: Duke Energy

At Duke Energy, we’re always improving operations and finding smart, safe and innovative ways to power the communities we serve. We’re embracing new technologies, like a smarter electric grid and energy storage solutions, and forward-thinking strategies, like using a diverse mix of energy sources to meet our customers’ demand for affordable, reliable electricity while balancing environmental responsibility.

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All About Solar Energy
As the largest object in our solar system, the sun makes up 99.8 percent of the mass of all the system's planets and pieces combined. A star that big shines enough light on the Earth every hour to power the world’s annual electricity needs.  Solar panels can’t capture all of that, but every year they...
Sep 14, 2021 8:25 AM ET
Duke Energy Begins Construction on Largest Solar Plant in Surry County, N.C.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Duke Energy continues to expand solar power in North Carolina with construction starting on its 22.6-megawatt (MW) Stony Knoll Solar power plant. Once completed, it will be the largest solar plant in Surry County. The project will be owned and operated by Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions.* The project was selected as part of the competitive...
Jun 23, 2021 5:35 PM ET
Duke Energy Plans North Carolina's Largest Battery Storage Projects as Part of Western Carolinas Modernization Plan
Two projects planned; slated for Buncombe and Madison counties in western North Carolina Will help with reliability and provide energy grid support to Duke Energy system
Sep 21, 2017 11:15 AM ET
Self-Healing Technology Helps Improve Energy Grid Reliability
The self-healing system can automatically detect, isolate and reroute power when a problem occurs. This helps reduce the number of outages, decrease the duration of outages and can even help restore power in a matter of minutes. And the best part, this can be done before anyone reports a power outage. This is third in a ...
Aug 21, 2017 4:35 PM ET
Save Money and Improve Your Energy Experience with Smart Meters
What's the difference between a smart meter and a regular digital meter? With a smart meter, you have two-way communication with your energy provider. Smart meters allow you to see how much energy you use, when you use it, and its cost. You can use this information to monitor and reduce energy use to save money. This is second in a ...
Aug 17, 2017 11:05 AM ET