6 Facts About Duke Energy

1. In July 2012, Duke Energy was criticized for paying former Progress Energy CEO Bill Johnson $44 million in compensation, including $10 million severance, for essentially 20 minutes on the job as Duke CEO.

FactSnippet No. 312,530 - en.wikipedia.org

2. In 2002, Duke Energy was awarded the Ig Nobel Prize in Economics for "adapting the mathematical concept of imaginary numbers for use in the business world".

FactSnippet No. 312,529 - en.wikipedia.org

3. In early 2008, Duke Energy announced a plan to build the new, 800-megawatt Cliffside Unit 6 coal plant 55 miles west of Charlotte, North Carolina.

FactSnippet No. 312,526 - en.wikipedia.org

4. In 2018, Duke Energy decided not to include new nuclear power in its long-range plans.

FactSnippet No. 312,524 - en.wikipedia.org

5. On July 3, 2012, Duke Energy merged with Progress Energy Inc with the Duke Energy name being retained along with the Charlotte, North Carolina, headquarters.

FactSnippet No. 312,521 - en.wikipedia.org

6. In 2011, Duke Energy worked with Charlotte's business leader community to help build Charlotte into a smart city.

FactSnippet No. 312,520 - en.wikipedia.org