Duke Energy is one of the largest utility holding companies in the United States, providing electricity to 7.7 million retail customers in six states: North Carolina, South Carolina, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Florida.

Duke Energy’s natural gas utility companies also distribute gas through its regulated utility sublibraries Piedmont Natural Gas and Duke Energy Ohio in the Carolinas, Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee.

According to Duke Energy’s EEI/AGA sustainability report, the company was responsible for 95,000,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions in 2018.

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North Carolina utilities not reconnecting customers during COVID-19 pandemic

Duke Energy Climate Report charts fossil fuel-laden path to net-zero, lagging behind peers

A PG&E smart meter. Utilities are unevenly applying late fees and reconnecting customers who had been disconnected before pandemic crisis

Caught in patchwork of policies and pledges, some utility customers may still be awaiting electricity restoration or racking up fees

U.S. Chamber of Commerce building.

Energy companies in U.S. Chamber silent as Chamber opposed use of Defense Production Act to produce medical supplies for COVID-19

Utility decarbonization trajectories

Morgan Stanley: Duke, other utilities ignoring profit opportunity by failing to decarbonize rapidly

Duke Energy refuses to consider climate-related risk in North Carolina rate case

Report details utilities’ use of charitable giving to influence politics

Duke Energy's Sutton Gas Plant

Duke Energy’s zero-carbon goal undermined by massive gas rush

Duke Energy's gas investments lead it to muddled statements on the emissions impacts of solar energy.

Duke Energy’s Allegiance to Gas Leads to Muddled Statements on Solar Emissions Impacts

Harry Brown: North Carolina’s anti-wind lawmaker is backed by Koch money

FCC filings detail additional link between MidAmerican and anti-solar REAL Coalition

PURPA Attack EEI Duke

Dukeplicity on PURPA

Floridians for Affordable Reliable Energy Joe Gibbons

New Front Group, Floridians for Affordable Reliable Energy, Emerges to Fight for Monopoly Utilities

Utility Executive Compensation

Utilities Made A Final Push To Aid Republican and Democratic Governors Associations Leading Up To The Election

2018 Political Map of the U.S. Governor Races

Analysis: How Electric Utilities and Their Executives Contributed in Nine Governor Races

Bill Wehrum: A top Trump official at EPA delivers for former utility industry clients

What Andrew Gillum vs Ron DeSantis Means for Clean Energy

Campaign Finance Reports Reveal Utility Industry Again Spending Big This Election Cycle

The Harvard Electric Policy Group paid for utility regulators from the Arizona Corporation Commission to stay at the Ritz Carlton in Half Moon Bay in March, 2015.

Utility-funded Harvard group has given tens of thousands of dollars in airfare, luxury hotels and meals to Arizona utility commissioners

Indiana lawmaker with history of receiving gifts from utilities, sponsoring utility-friendly legislation, now to join commission that regulates them

How Will Utilities Vote On The Latest Climate Denial Model Resolution At ALEC?

Electric utilities working with oil and gas companies on ‘advocacy’ efforts to counter environmentalists

Candidate for Florida Governorship Pledges To Stop Accepting Utility Contributions

Decades before Harvey and Irma, electric utilities knew climate change could fuel more powerful storms and still funded denial

After Irma will the Southeast copy post-Sandy rebuild plans?

Utility Companies Quick To Fund Republican Governors and Attorneys General in 2017

Utility CEOs try to rob shareholders of rights to express climate concerns

A sign protesting Dominion's Atlantic Coast Pipeline from a Virginia grassroots group.

Front group paid by Dominion releases shady poll showing support for Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Chairman of Ohio House Public Utilities Committee owned Duke Energy and Spectra Energy stocks

Duke Energy says it supports solar, despite backing Amendment 1. We fact-check.

What’s next for solar in Florida after the Amendment 1 results?

Press Release: Florida Utilities Pour $3.5 Million More Into Anti-Solar Amendment 1

First Episode of ‘Years of Living Dangerously’ Focuses on Solar Energy and Amendment 1 in Florida

Florida utilities silent amidst controversy over anti-solar Amendment 1

Funding to Consumers for Smart Solar for Amendment 1 as of Oct. 14, 2016

“Consumers for Smart Solar” behind Florida’s Amendment 1 collected only $10 from actual consumers

EPA’s Clean Power Plan Opponents Led By Just A Few Power Companies

The Kemper "clean coal" power plant.

Southern Company’s Kemper Power Plant: Latest Utility Boondoggle at the Expense of Customers

Indiana Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Secrecy

Hedge fund Acme Equities is attempting to install CCS on the San Juan Generating Station.

Global Investors Warn Utilities to Change Business Strategy and Prepare for Climate Change

Yes on 1 for the Sun: The Anti-Solar Ballot Initiative from Utilities and Fossil Fuel Interests

Utility Funded Consumers for Smart Solar Ballot Approved by Florida Supreme Court

Special Interests Behind Anti-Solar Ballot Initiative Consumers for Smart Solar

Clean Power Plan Published – Here Is The Utility Industry’s Strategy To Overturn It

Ohio Energy Mandates Study Committee Relies on Fossil Fuel Interests to Attack Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS)

Revealed: Public Records Between Senator Seitz and Utility Companies

The repeated effort by Ohio ALEC members to end the state’s clean energy law

Attacks on Clean Power Plan Based on Flawed Reports

Corporations Behind The Lawsuit Against The EPA

The Secret Network of Fossil Fuel & Utility Backed Groups Working to Stop Clean Energy

Are Utility Companies Changing Their Strategy To Fight Obama Power Plan?

North Carolina Renewable Energy Standard Attacked Again

Floridians for Solar Choice Launches Ballot Initiative: Americans for Prosperity Stays Silent on the Issue

EEI President Says Energy Efficiency Is A Priority. Why Are His Members Then Working to Weaken State Efficiency Programs?

Florida Regulators Weaken Energy Efficiency Goals for Utilities

ALEC’s Anti-Renewable Energy Agenda – July 2014

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