Carbon Reducing Solutions and Information
Learn about ways to help reduce and eliminate carbon emissions.
With a combined investment of over $2 billion, by 2024, Duke Energy Florida’s solar generation portfolio will include 25 grid-tied solar power plants, which will benefit all Florida customers and will provide about 1,500 MW of emission-free generation. In the Carolinas, we have more than 4,500 MW of solar capacity connected to its grid – including company-owned and independent projects.
Duke Energy continues to lead the largest planned coal exit in the country, having retired 7,500 megawatts of coal since 2010. We’re targeting energy from coal to represent less than 5% of our total generation by 2030 and a full exit by 2035, subject to regulatory approvals.
We've reduced carbon emissions from electricity generation to 44% below 2005 levels.
We have retired 56 coal units in the last decade.
We plan for 30,000 megawatts of renewable energy on the system by 2035.
Our near-term goal is to reduce emissions by 50% by 2030.
Our ultimate goal is to reach net-zero by 2050.
The Road to Net-Zero
Prepay for your power. Choose when and how you manage and pay for your energy use before you use it.
You can shift your electricity use to lower demand times and help reduce the need to use higher-carbon-emitting sources.
See how your home uses energy and how you compare to similar homes. Get personalized tips to help reduce your energy usage.
Sign up for a free home energy assessment, get tips on reducing energy use and receive a free efficiency starter kit.
You can set your own energy reduction goals and get notifications about your energy use to help stay on budget and in control.
Discover a variety of Duke Energy programs that will help you meet your own carbon reduction goals.