TAMPA, Fla. -- Duke Energy announced on Friday it would no longer disconnect customers' power over nonpayment during the coronavirus pandemic.
"As part of the community and a provider of essential services, we are here to support you during this uncertain time," the company said in a statement.
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The company said the announcement applies to all home and business accounts in Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and Tenneesee.
An important update from Duke Energy & Piedmont Natural Gas regarding #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/BXN0j1GazK— Duke Energy (@DukeEnergy) March 13, 2020