DUKE POWER OPENS CUSTOMER RESOURCE CENTER
“Our large business customers face an increasingly competitive environment and Duke Power is committed to working closely with them to ensure that they understand how electric technologies can benefit their bottom line,” said Sandra Meyer, group vice president of customer service, sales and marketing for Duke Power. “Our new
Duke Power has already held two very successful seminars at the center for more than 175 foodservice institutional and commercial customers on Oct. 12 and Oct. 26 that featured presentations from industry experts and live demonstrations of the latest in food preparation appliances and technologies.
“Natural gas prices have gone up dramatically in recent years while Duke Power’s electricity rates remain stable. We feel it is important to work with our customers to explore and understand how various electric products and services can improve their competitive positions,” said Ted Schultz, vice president of Duke Power’s large business customer group. “For example, large electric boilers are often a perfect fit to more efficiently meet steam and heating requirements for large customers, and often can pay for themselves in two years or less. By adding an electric boiler and control system, customers can automatically use the lowest priced energy and mitigate their exposure to high natural gas prices.”
“In addition, most manufacturing processes now demand a continuous flow of uninterrupted electricity. Our
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