There’s another scam to be aware of! This time, scammers are pretending to be calling from Duke Energy. The caller ID on your phone will probably even say they are calling from Duke Energy, but they’re not. These scammers will then threaten to turn off the power to your home unless you immediately pay a […]

Pay attention if you’re going to be driving around in Durham. Duke Energy is reporting a fairly widespread power outage in the Bull City. The affected areas include multiple districts and the downtown area. Many areas are experiencing traffic light outages. At least 13,000 people are without power. Duke Energy hasn’t identified a time for […]

As of Monday morning Duke Energy reported some 330,000 power outages – that’s down from 1 million right after Hurricane Matthew. Click below to see the latest outage MAP. To report an OUTAGE.  

According to ABC11, more than 62,000 Wake County residents are without power. If you don’t have power, contact Duke Energy at 1-800-419-6356. Or go to their website here to register for notifications on outages. Next steps: -Unplug your appliances to avoid a surge damaging your items. Leave a light on. -If you don’t have heat, leave a […]

As the temps seem to be dropping more rapidly than we like, we know that there are some people in our area who have difficulty paying their heating bills. Duke Energy can assist! We spoke to Amy Strecker from Duke Energy. She gave us lots of information on the kind of help they offer, how […]

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Due to an issue with a Duke Energy transformer, South Johnston High School close at 9:30 a.m. today, according to WRAL.  A Johnston County Schools spokeswoman said students will be returned home via their usual bus schedule. Employees will also be dismissed early. No information about the transformer issue was available, but no other schools […]

Duke Energy is asking for customers to conserve power during our current cold snap, according to WNCN. The company said customers can take a few steps to help conserve power: Turn off unnecessary lights and postpone household chores, where possible, that involve the use of electricity. The thermostat is a real culprit of higher winter […]

North Carolina utilities regulators are hearing from the public as they consider Duke Energy’s request for what would be its largest rate increase for residential customers in at least 20 years. The latest public hearing on Duke’s request to raise rates by 18 percent will be held at Durham City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza, […]

The N.C. Utilities Commission is holding hearings this week in Raleigh on the two power companies’ plan to create the nation’s largest electric utility. This week’s hearings will be the only forum for the public to debate the merger, a fact several speakers decried. “We urge you to take these meetings to the communities whose […]

The number of outages continue to grow as a result of Hurricane Irene. Here are numbers of utility company’s to report outages. Progress Energy 1-800-419-6356 DUKE Energy 1-800-769-3766

Duke Energy is buying Progress Energy for more than $13 billion in stock, in a deal that would create one of the nation’s largest utilities. reuters Read More