This week Duke Energy Power bills are going up slightly in households in Central and western North Carolina. Customers in parts of Durham, Wake, Chatham, Orange, and Person counties are affected by the increase. Last week the North Carolina Utilities Commission ordered that starting Wednesday the new rates for Duke Energy Carolinas customers can take effect. […]

Another cold spell is here and Duke Energy  officials are asking its customers to conserve electricity. This is all an effort to help avoid potential high demand on the electric grid caused by extremely cold temperatures. Here are some tips to help reduce electricity use: *  Reduce your thermostat to the lowest comfortable setting when home, […]

A hearing to request a 13% rate hike by Duke Energy will happen today.  This rate hike means that Duke Energy customers could face higher monthly payments depending on the outcome. Duke said it wants to raise rates for customers in the eastern part of the state by 13 percent, which means bills would increase from $11.13 per month […]

Duke Energy has been working around the clock, however, with numbers so high a long wait is inevitable.

As of Monday morning Duke Energy reported some 330,000 power outages – that’s down from 1 million right after Hurricane Matthew. Click below to see the latest outage MAP. To report an OUTAGE.  

Strong storms knocked out power all over the triangle area last night  and early this morning and still hundreds were without power this morning.  Check the latest status by clicking below. Around 4:30 a.m., about 296 people were in the dark in Wake County. In Durham County, 860 people were without power and just over […]

  People in Durham, Wake and surrounding areas are waking up this morning in the dark due to power outages caused by strong gusty winds and heavy rain. Duke Energy reported this morning that over 8,000 customers are without power. Over 2,100 customers in Durham alone are in the dark around Northgate mall, near N. […]

  A crash that happened around 5:15 this morning is causing major power outages around the Forest Hill area in Durham. A black vehicle slammed into a utility pole this morning causing it to snap leaving about 700 people with out power.  Duke Energy is working to restore the power and are hoping to have […]

Because of concerns of black ice and gusty winds a winter storm warning and a winter weather advisory are in effect until Sunday afternoon. There is good news, the power outage numbers continue to decline in the Light 103.9 listening area. Duke Energy reported as of 10:45 p.m. Saturday that  just under 61,000 residents were without […]

Power crews at Duke Energy are working around the clock to restore power to some 2,700 customers. Some of the Greensboro area are not only suffering from power outages but vast flooding.  Officials were forced to close some streets and the westbound lanes of I-40. There is about a 70 percent chance of storms today as […]