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Duke Energy won't disconnect power over nonpayment amid COVID-19 pandemic

Posted at 2:29 PM, Mar 13, 2020

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.