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Duke Energy commemorates 100 years

Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Duke Energy, a supplier of electricity to Huntington County, is commemorating “A Century of Service” in 2012. According to information provided by Duke Energy, electricity “rode in by rail” in Indiana.

Electric rail cars were the beginning of Indiana’s power network and Duke Energy’s Indiana operations. From the days of the electric railways until now, the company has helped power the state’s economy, history and community life.

Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Duke Energy is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. It is one of the largest electric power companies in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 4 million U.S. customers. Duke has approximately 35,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas and the Midwest and also has natural gas distribution services in Ohio and Kentucky.

Duke Energy’s core values include putting safety first in all the corporation does, caring for the environment and making the communities it serves better places to live. With integrity, Duke honors its commitments and is open to change. It welcomes new ideas from co-workers, customers and other stakeholders and explores ways to grow the business and make it better. It also strives for excellence and values diverse talents, perspectives and experiences. Duke is proud to treat others the way it would want to be treated.