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Consider the Carolinas

Consider the Carolinas

The Duke Energy Carolinas Economic Development team provides hands-on, high-quality services tailored to meet the needs and unique business requirements of any client. Services are performed timely, accurately, confidentially and always free of charge. Duke Energy is committed to providing all customers with a continuous flow of service and expertise and to quickly responding to new opportunities. We stand ready to connect you with the best resources and sites in the Carolinas.

Welcome!

Welcome to Duke Energy Carolinas!  This region of Duke Energy serves approximately 4 million customers across 58,000 square miles in North Carolina and South Carolina.  Our utility rates are some of the lowest in the nation:  20 percent - 30 percent below the U.S. national average.  Our Economic Development and Business Development teams are available to serve all specific business development, economic development and site selection needs.

Economic Development Team

Our team of Economic Development professionals covers the entire service territory of Duke Energy Carolinas. Each member on our team has over 20 years of experience in the economic development arena or utility industry. Whether you are a site selection consultant or company that is self performing its site selection effort, our team of experts can help you with:

  • Industrial building searches and screening
  • Greenfield and/or brownfield industrial site searches and screening
  • Demographic and detailed community data
  • Product development via our Site Readiness Programs
  • Preparation of RFPs (Request For Proposals)
  • Custom economic development information and GIS maps
  • Site visits, along with state, regional and local community meeting coordination

Business Development Team

Our team of Business Development professionals covers the entire 104,000 square-mile service territory of Duke Energy, which includes North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky.  Each team member has both national and international experience in industrial recruitment.  The Business Development team specializes in:

  • Targeted industrial recruitment
  • Product development
  • Initial or early phase project development and coordination
  • Industrial building searches and screening
  • Greenfield and/or brownfield industrial site searches and screening
  • Site visits, along with state, regional and local community meeting coordination

Confidentiality

All of our work with site selection consultants, corporate clients and economic development professionals is protected in order to preserve confidentiality.  We welcome the opportunity to work with you and are accustomed to executing non-disclosure agreements upon request by our clients.

Reliable, Safe, Affordable Electricity

Given the stability and financial strength of Duke Energy Corporation, we can assure you that our transmission and distribution systems deliver safe, high quality, reliable and affordable electric service.  Our service availability is among the highest in the nation – 99.97 percent.  According to the Southeastern Electric Exchange’s (SEE) Distribution Reliability Report, Duke Energy’s System Average Interruption Frequency Index (SAIFI) ranks high among other utility companies in low frequency outages.

Duke Energy

Duke Energy Carolinas is part of the Duke Energy Corporation that collectively serves North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky.   Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy Corporation is one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States. Duke Energy is a Fortune 250 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK.


Duke Energy Carolinas • Economic Development
526 South Church Street • Charlotte, NC 28202
www.ConsiderTheCarolinas.com