Community Leader Update

DUKE ENERGY Community Leader Update


Four area nonprofits receive $12,500 grants from Duke Energy Foundation

Better Health of Cumberland County, Our Daily Bread Christian Food Ministry in Richmond County, Hoke County Open Door Soup Kitchen, and Montgomery County Council on Aging are four of 39 organizations in North Carolina to collectively receive $1 million in grants from the Duke Energy Foundation.

Each of the four area nonprofits received a $12,500 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation.

The funds will help support the good work these groups are doing to serve local residents and help meet basic needs as demand for services increases. Read more.

Duke Energy recognized for supporting supplier diversity

Supplier diversity at Duke Energy is more than a program – it’s a pillar of the company’s strategy to help meet the ever-changing needs of customers and communities.
In 2022, Duke Energy spent over $1.8 billion with diverse suppliers. The company was recently recognized by a national nonprofit, the Billion Dollar Roundtable. Read more.
Smart thermostats can save money and energy
2023-0829-thermostat-4In the fall, we can see temperatures vary from chilly early morning lows to being very warm in the late afternoon.
One way to keep your air conditioning from running when you don’t need it is to have a remote-controlled thermostat.
It allows you to adjust the temperature from the sofa or three states away. It can save as much as 20 percent a year in energy costs.  Learn more.

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