Duke Energy restores power to more than 140K customers hit by Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian appears to be causing less damage to the eastern Carolinas than once feared, as Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) reports about 210,000 customers have lost power to the winds and flooding caused by the now-Category 1 hurricane.

By Friday afternoon, Duke had already restored power to about 140,000 customers. As the storm headed toward the Carolinas’ coastline earlier this week, Duke had warned that some 700,000 customers might lose power in its service areas across the two states. But,…


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