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About Duke Energy

Powering the lives of our customers and communities.

 What We Do

Duke Energy, a Fortune 150 company headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is one of America’s largest energy holding companies. Our electric utilities serve 8.2 million customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky, and collectively own 50,000 megawatts of energy capacity. Our natural gas unit serves 1.6 million customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Ohio and Kentucky. Our company employs 28,000 people.
We’re executing an aggressive clean energy transition to achieve our goals of net-zero methane emissions from our natural gas business and at least a 50% carbon reduction from electric generation by 2030 and net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The 2050 net-zero goals also include Scope 2 and certain Scope 3 emissions. In addition, we’re investing in major electric grid enhancements and energy storage, and exploring zero-emission power generation technologies such as hydrogen and advanced nuclear.


  • Giving Back

    We proudly serve our communities through charitable giving and employee volunteerism.

  • Awards

    The recognition we’ve received is a testament to our employees' commitment to customers and operational excellence.

  • Our History

    For more than a century, we've been on the forefront of new energy solutions.

  • Diversity

    Our large, diverse, inclusive workforce helps us better serve and cater to our great communities across the entire United States.

Quick facts about us

  • 150+ years of service

  • 8.2 million electric customers

  • 1.6 million natural gas customers

  • Fortune 150 company

  • Traded on NYSE as DUK

  • Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America

  • 50,000 megawatts of owned energy capacity

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