30 Apr '18, 2pm

Duke Energy’s Renewables Capacity Grew Nearly 20% Last Year https://t.co/TSbfsVqjj8

Duke Energy’s renewable energy capacity grew by almost 20% in 2017, according to the company’s newly released sustainability report. One of the company’s sustainability goals is to own or have under contract 8 GW of wind, solar and biomass capacity by 2020. Over the past year, the company has made strong progress toward that goal; its renewable energy capacity has grown from 5.4 GW to more than 6.4 GW, the equivalent of powering more than 1 million homes at peak production. “Duke Energy continues to invest in cleaner energy, shifting from coal to natural gas with a greater reliance on renewable energy, reducing our environmental footprint and modernizing our energy grid to support new customer-focused technology,” comments Cari Boyce, senior vice president of stakeholder strategy and sustainability and president of Duke Energy Foundation. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., ...

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