Duke Energy Residential is a company that provides homes and businesses with electricity and gas. The company mainly operates in North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.
Duke Energy also provides some customers in the Midwest with electricity and provides Ohio customers with natural gas. The company is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and as of 2015, it serves over 7 million customers in the United States. Duke also operates energy assets in other countries. Duke was founded in the early 1900s and first built a power plant in South Carolina in 1904. The company grew quickly after World War II and began expanding to neighboring areas.