Posts Tagged: Duke Energy

Nissan’s $3,500 LEAF rebate gets local utilities involved in increasing EV awareness

If you pay an electric bill (and who doesn’t?), keep your eyes open for a message from your local utility announcing that you can take advantage of a $3,500 rebate on a Nissan LEAF. Nissan has been partnering with various utilities around the US to offer customers a special rebate. The rebate comes from Nissan,… Read more »

Duke Energy proposes $76-million EV program in North Carolina

Duke Energy has proposed a three-year, $76-million program to support EV adoption in North Carolina. The proposal includes funding for the adoption of electric school buses, electric public transportation, and almost 2,500 new charging stations. The company is awaiting approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission. If approved, the program will provide the following: Residential EV… Read more »

Duke Energy pilot supports charging infrastructure in South Carolina

Duke Energy has proposed a three-year, $10.4-million pilot initiative to support the installation of charging stations in South Carolina. The pilot is comprised of four programs with the overarching goal of understanding the impact increased EV adoption will have on the electrical grid: Residential EV Charging Program – Provides rebates for up to 400 residential… Read more »

Nissan offers $3,000 LEAF discount to Duke Energy customers

Perhaps you’re tempted to upgrade to a new 2018 LEAF, but need a little extra sweetener to close the deal. If you’re a customer (or employee) of Duke Energy in Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina or Florida, you may be eligible for a special incentive of $3,000 off MSRP. Nissan is offering the… Read more »

Duke Energy to invest $25 million in EVSE, battery storage and e-buses

After several months of negotiations, Duke Energy Carolinas has reached a settlement agreement on the utility’s Power/Forward Grid Modernization Plan. The agreement calls for a $25-million investment in EV infrastructure that the Sierra Club calls “unprecedented in the Southeast.” Duke will provide rebates of $750 to about 1,500 residential customers ($4 million total) to install… Read more »

Siemens and Duke Energy demonstrate smart-grid-capable EVSE

As gains in energy efficiency and the plummeting cost of home-generated solar power threaten to shrink their revenues, some electric utilities seem to see EVs as a source of future demand for centrally-generated power. A case in point is Duke Energy, which, while leading the charge against efficiency and solar in its Florida service area,… Read more »