During 2017, helped our communities attract more than 12,000 new jobs and $5.9 billion in capital investments to our service territories.
Achieved adjusted diluted earnings per share of $4.57, near the midpoint of our full-year earnings guidance to Wall Street, despite unfavorable weather.
Increased the quarterly dividend by 4 percent; 2018 will mark the 92nd consecutive year Duke Energy has paid a quarterly dividend.
As of year-end 2017, owned or had under contract over 6,400 megawatts (MW) of wind, solar and biomass.
Proposed or have in service approximately 185 MW of battery storage.
Reached important milestones in our midstream natural gas business. Sabal Trail went into commercial operation during 2017, and in early 2018, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline started initial construction activities.
Challenges & Opportunities
Continue to help attract jobs and capital investments in our communities through our economic development programs.
Deliver value to our customers and grow our business by investing $37 billion in growth capital over five years.
Continue to take advantage of new technologies to find better ways to meet customer expectations.
Maintain our position as an industry leader in environmental, social and governance disclosure.