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Duke Energy: Your premier outdoor lighting provider

As one of the country’s leading utilities, our expertise in outdoor lighting comes naturally. We’ve been the premier provider of outdoor lighting for our communities for more than 70 years. No one surpasses our range of turnkey services – all conveniently included on your Duke Energy bill.

Little or no upfront capital required.

In most of our lease situations, the initial capital cost of the lighting system installation is not required upfront. We offer a low total cost of ownership* – all for one affordable monthly price.

Convenient, 24/7 support and worry-free maintenance.

We take on all the performance and maintenance risk – so you don’t have to. We cover all normal wear and tear, storm damage, car accidents – everything. That’s means we’re motivated to install the highest quality, most reliable products – and that you are free from any unexpected labor and material costs.

Design and product selection expertise provided at no additional charge.

We’ll walk you through our product catalog and explain the pros and cons of each fixture and technology. Our experienced and skilled team of lighting designers will complete a photometric layout showing pole spacing, light levels, distribution and light performance for your location. It’s all included – and all part of what you can expect from your area’s premium outdoor lighting provider.

Industry leader in emerging outdoor lighting technology.

Our affordable pricing enables you to take advantage of new technology without deploying significant resources, for just one monthly price. This allows you to choose energy- and money-saving, sustainable lighting options like LEDs. LEDs offer better performance and fewer outages with significantly lower energy use – making it easier for you to meet sustainability goals like LEED certification. Learn more about LEDs.

Premium quality products that meet utility industry standards.

We lead the industry with our rigorous technical and safety specifications for fixtures and poles. Not a lighting expert? You don’t have to be. We do the research, closely monitoring the Department of Energy and other experts, to ensure you have the safest, best options for your needs.

Expert assistance in meeting all local ordinances.

As a well-known and trusted lighting provider for more than 70 years, we understand your needs – and all local ordinances, requirements and permits. Want to look up a local ordinance or code? Search the database of municipal codes. Or, let us do the worrying for you.

*Outdoor Lighting is a lease program. Fixtures and poles are owned and operated by Duke Energy.

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