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Energy Resources for State and Local Governments

Duke Energy: Neighborhood Energy Saver Program

The Duke Energy Neighborhood Energy Saver Program uses a community approach to swiftly reduce energy bills for a large number of participants. By targeting low-income neighborhoods, working with local leaders to build neighborhood engagement and buy-in, and conducting energy assessments, energy-saving improvements, and participant education at no cost, the program is able to upgrade hundreds of homes in a cost- and time-efficient manner while reducing carbon pollution.

Duke Energy, an electric and natural gas utility serving customers in the Southeast and Midwest, uses census and other data to identify low-income neighborhoods of approximately 1,000 homes. Program representatives then work with local leaders in interested neighborhoods.

Learn more about the key features, approaches, partners, funding sources, and achievements of this program in the program profile. 

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