Duke Energy to Invest $3 Billion in Grid
With the devastation following hurricane Irma this past year, Ryan Mosier, a Greenville-based Duke Energy Spokesman sheds light as to why the energy company has decided to bury their lines in an article published in the Greenville News earlier this month.
Mosier states, “I would never use the words ‘hurricane’ and ‘help’ in the same sentence, but we have certainly learned with recent experience from Irma and Matthew. They helped add more information to what we were already planning — areas where we need to look at things differently.”
In addition to the $1.3 billion line burial project, Duke Energy plans to invest another $1.7 billion in a power/forward Carolina initiative to build a smarter and more secure grid for the future.
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