Our Economic Development team has a reputation for going the extra mile to assist companies expanding or relocating in the Carolinas or Florida. That’s just one of the reasons the former Progress Energy has been recognized as one of the “Top Utilities for Economic Development” by Site Selection magazine. Our experienced team offers a wealth of specialized services and assistance designed to save you time and money in every aspect of the site selection process.
As a single point of contact with a company or consultant, our services include:
As part of a local or regional economic development team, we can provide:
Duke Energy safely generates reliable and affordable electricity from a diverse fuel portfolio, including nuclear, coal, gas, oil and hydroelectric power, at 32 sites in the Carolinas and Florida.
Our installed generation capacity includes 47 percent natural gas and oil, 33 percent coal, 19 percent nuclear, and 1 percent hydroelectric. This fuel diversity enables the company to minimize cost impacts from any one fuel source and ensures reliable power for our residential, commercial, industrial and wholesale customers.
Providing continuous power is important to your business and a top priority for our company. To achieve this, we constantly monitor and look for ways to improve our power quality and reliability.
Duke Energy offers a variety of rates for business and industry. We have small, medium and large general service schedules including time-of-use choices. Additionally, a number of economic development riders are available for qualifying customers to reduce costs even further.
Economic Development Rider
Economic Redevelopment Rider
Commercial/Industrial Service Rider (CISR)
Duke Energy has a wide variety of tools to help you manage your energy bills including: energy-efficiency programs and rebates to help save energy and money, a Business Energy Check to analyze your energy usage and even a way to save by using your backup generation. Take advantage of incentives available for new construction and retrofit projects to improve your facility's energy efficiency:
Duke Energy Progress' solar programs include incentives for eligible businesses and utility-scale power generation. For more details, visit SunSense®.
Commercial, industrial, governmental and institutional organizations face enormous challenges in the marketplace today. Duke Energy can help. We offer customers products and services that help enhance productivity and improve competitiveness. Let us help position your facility for successful growth.