As of 2015, Progress Energy and Duke Energy merged to create the nation's largest utility company, delivering affordable, reliable and clean energy to more than 7 million people. Duke Energy provides services for homes and businesses.
Along with providing electricity, it provides outdoor lighting for roadways, parks, walkways and parking lots. It works with power plants and smart grids. The company installs emissions control equipment on power plants and has a dedication to protect and preserve the quality of air, land and water in the communities it serves. It works to find new ways to reduce air emission and improve energy efficiency.