What were your favorite stories of 2022? How to save energy

Here's a look at the most viewed articles of 2022

What were your favorite stories of the year? Articles that revealed tips for ways to save energy around the house. Illumination readers also liked to learn how Duke Energy is using clean energy to generate electricity and about the employees who are devoted to serving their communities.

Here’s a look at the most-viewed articles of 2022:

Energy efficiency tips

Your top energy efficiency questions and ways to save


Here are 10 frequently asked questions from Duke Energy customers about how they can save. Company energy efficiency experts offer simple ways to conserve and save on your energy bill.

Energy efficiency tips and tricks for seasonal savings

5 low-cost ways to save energy during autumn include easy things you can do around the house, like cleaning air vents and sealing leaks.

Could these habits be wasting energy in your home?

Don't stand staring in front of the open fridge and eight ways to build energy efficiency habits around the house.

Clean energy

He grows crops, cattle and now solar power


Slade Williams leased 700 of his 1,200 acres to Duke Energy to build Columbia Solar Power Plant, which can provide carbon-free electricity for more than 23,000 homes.

How the Ford F-150 Lightning truck can help power our electric grid

Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good: The battery enables the F-150 Lightning to become a mobile generator, providing power at campsites, at worksites and even – for short periods – to homes.

Toyota's EV battery plant will bring jobs, boost North Carolina's economy

At the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite in Randolph County, N.C., Toyota will build a $1.29 billion, first-of its-kind battery factory to meet demand for its growing fleet of electric and hybrid vehicles. Toyota plans to open the plant in 2025 and create 1,750 jobs.


Power plant workers embrace change as industry adds renewable energy


Duke Energy employees in the Midwest learn new skills as industry invests in renewables, retires coal-fired plants.

Oconee Nuclear Station’s robot is one of the latest ways Duke Energy teammates use innovative technology to generate cleaner energy that’s affordable, reliable and safe.