Helped our communities attract nearly 14,000 new jobs and $5.3 billion in capital
investments to our service territories.
Achieved adjusted diluted earnings per share of $4.72 – at the top half of our
original guidance range.
Increased the quarterly dividend by 4.2 percent; 2019 will mark the 93rd
consecutive year Duke Energy has paid a quarterly dividend.
The company completed its inaugural issuance of $1 billion in green bonds for
the Duke Energy Carolinas utility during late 2018. This was followed up with an
issuance of $600 million in green bonds for the Duke Energy Progress utility in
As of year-end 2018, owned or had under contract 7,100 megawatts (MW) of
wind, solar and biomass.
Outlined plans to deploy about 300 MW of battery storage projects in the Carolinas
over the next 15 years.
Challenges & Opportunities
Continue to help attract jobs and capital investments in our communities through
our economic development programs.
Work diligently to complete the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project to bring low-cost gas
supply and economic development opportunities to the Mid-Atlantic.
Deliver value to our customers and grow our business by investing $37 billion in
growth capital over the next five years.
Maintain our position as an industry leader in environmental, social and