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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 its goals of net-zero methane emissions from its natural gas business by 2030 and net-zero carbon emissions from electricity generation by 2050. We have interim carbon emission targets of at least 50% reduction from electric generation by 2030, 50% for Scope 2 and certain Scope 3 upstream and downstream emissions by 2035, and 80% from electric generation by 2040.


  • 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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