GREENVILLE, S.C. – Duke Energy announced today it has deposited $5 million into Optus Bank, a Black-owned bank based in South Carolina, furthering the company’s support for diverse and minority-owned businesses, individuals and low income communities. The transaction was completed at the end of 2020. One of approximately 20 banks designated as Black or African…

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy today named Jack Sullivan vice president of Investor Relations to oversee the company’s strategic communications with the financial community. Sullivan, previously the company’s director of corporate finance and investments and assistant treasurer, will begin leading the investor relations and shareholder services function effective Jan. 4, 2021. He succeeds Bryan Buckler,…

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy today declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.965 per share payable on March 16, 2021, to shareholders of record at the close of business Feb. 12, 2021. The company also declared a quarterly cash dividend on its Series A preferred stock of $359.375 per share payable…

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New technology to optimize renewable energy resources, lower costs for customers. A group of energy companies providing electricity to roughly 50 million people across a wide geographic region in the Southeastern U.S. have come together to propose the creation of a centralized, automated, intra-hour energy exchange called the Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM). This platform aims…

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