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Industry: utilities and power generation
Penalty Total since 2000$29,149,693,138
Number of Records: 2,839
Note: The totals include only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. The totals are adjusted to account for the fact that each parent's entries may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. They are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the individual records list below.
Top 10 Current Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
PG&E Corp.$6,293,021,051122
American Electric Power$4,808,114,798109
Duke Energy$2,852,681,60696
FirstEnergy$1,444,954,65078
Dominion Energy$1,425,390,15961
NRG Energy$1,381,655,73386
Edison International$1,247,383,24075
Alliant Energy$1,027,629,92115
WEC Energy Group$1,022,510,16633
Vistra Energy$873,903,97371

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CompanyCurrent Parent sort iconPrimary Offense TypeYearAgencyPenalty Amount
Progress Energy Inc.Duke Energyenergy market violation2005FERC$6,400,000
Duke EnergyDuke Energyenergy market manipulation2003FERC$2,500,000
Duke EnergyDuke Energyenvironmental violation2009EPA$93,000,000
Cinergy CorporationDuke Energyenvironmental violation2000EPA$1,430,000,000
Duke EnergyDuke Energynuclear safety violation2004NRC$60,000
Carolina Power & Light CompanyDuke Energynuclear safety violation2004NRC$88,000
DUKE ENERGY FLORIDA LLC D/B/A DUKE ENERGYDuke Energyenvironmental violation2003PHMSA$5,000
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLCDuke Energyenergy market violation2011FERC$425,000
Progress Energy Florida, Inc.,Duke Energyenergy market violation2013FERC$80,000
Duke Energy CorporationDuke Energyinvestor protection violation2017DOJ_ANTITRUST$600,000
Duke Energy Beckjord LLCDuke Energyenvironmental violation2016EPA$1,100,000
CINERGY CORP.Duke Energylabor relations violation2006NLRB$60,000
Duke Power and its subsidiary Duke Engineering & Services; Oswega Tower & Fence Co.Duke Energylabor relations violation2000NLRB$11,000
Cinergy CorporationDuke Energylabor relations violation2000NLRB$50,000
CINERGY CORP.Duke Energylabor relations violation2000NLRB$50,000
Duke Energy Carolinas LLCDuke Energyenvironmental violation2016USAO$1,700,000
Duke Energy CorporationDuke Energyenergy market violation2018FERC$3,500,000
Duke Energy Retirement Cash Balance PlanDuke Energybenefit plan administrator violation2011private lawsuit-federal$30,000,000
DUKE ENERGY KENTUCKY - LIQUIDDuke Energyenvironmental violation2019PHMSA$55,700
Cinergy Corp.Duke Energyenvironmental violation2000NY-AG$8,500,000
Cinergy CorporationDuke Energyenvironmental violation2000MULTI-AG(*)Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting. $30,000,000
Duke EnergyDuke Energyenergy market manipulation2004MULTI-AG$207,500,000
Duke EnergyDuke Energyenvironmental violation2009MULTI-AG(*)Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting. $1,000,000
Progress EnergyDuke EnergyFalse Claims Act and related2004CA-SFCA$43,100,000
Duke Energy Hot Spring, LLCDuke Energyenvironmental violation2003AR-ENV$15,000
Duke EnergyDuke Energyenvironmental violation2001CO-DPHE$97,105
PROGRESS ENERGY FLORIDA, INC.Duke Energyenvironmental violation2009FL-DEP$8,428
PROGRESS ENERGY FLORIDA, INC.Duke Energyenvironmental violation2006FL-DEP$13,200
PROGRESS ENERGY FLORIDA, INC.Duke Energyenvironmental violation2006FL-DEP$5,200
PROGRESS ENERGYDuke Energyenvironmental violation2006FL-DEP$5,100
PROGRESS ENERGYDuke Energyenvironmental violation2004FL-DEP$7,500
PROGRESS ENERGY FLORIDADuke Energyenvironmental violation2003FL-DEP$16,274
DUKE ENERGY INDIANA - EDWARDSPORT GENERATING STATIONDuke Energyenvironmental violation2019IN-ENV$9,000
DUKE ENERGY - CAYUGADuke Energyenvironmental violation2018IN-ENV$13,500
DUKE ENERGY LLC NOBLESVILLE GEN STATIONDuke Energyenvironmental violation2018IN-ENV$17,500
DUKE ENERGY INDIANA INC - R GALLAGHER GENERATING STATIONDuke Energyenvironmental violation2017IN-ENV$6,250
DUKE ENERGY IN GIBSON GENERATING STATIONDuke Energyenvironmental violation2015IN-ENV$11,250
DUKE ENERGY INDIANA - EDWARDSPORT GENERATING STATIONDuke Energyenvironmental violation2014IN-ENV$18,000
DUKE ENERGYDuke Energyenvironmental violation2012IN-ENV$42,000
DUKE ENERGYDuke Energyenvironmental violation2008IN-ENV$25,455
DUKE ENERGYDuke Energyenvironmental violation2008IN-ENV$9,500
DUKE ENERGY INDIANA - EDWARDSPORT GENERATING STATIONDuke Energyenvironmental violation2003IN-ENV$5,000
DUKE ENERGY IN GIBSON GENERATING STATIONDuke Energyenvironmental violation2003IN-ENV$7,000
DUKE ENERGY INDIANADuke Energyenvironmental violation2018IN-ENV$17,500
Duke EnergyDuke Energyenvironmental violation2021NC-AG$855,000,000
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLCDuke Energyenvironmental violation2014NC-ENV$10,470
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLCDuke Energyenvironmental violation2013NC-ENV$5,303
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLCDuke Energyenvironmental violation2009NC-ENV$6,629
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLCDuke Energyenvironmental violation2008NC-ENV$6,218
Duke Energy Progress, LLCDuke Energyenvironmental violation2002NC-ENV$73,615
The Cincinnati Gas & Electric Co.Duke Energyenvironmental violation2005OH-ENV$25,200
The Cincinnati Gas & Electric Co.Duke Energyenvironmental violation2005OH-ENV$28,000
Cinergy Corp.Duke Energyenvironmental violation2004OH-ENV$24,828
DUKE ENERGY CAROLINAS LLCDuke Energyenvironmental violation2007SC-ENV$7,268
DUKE ENERGY CORPORATIONDuke Energyenvironmental violation2003SC-ENV$6,000
Duke Energy ProgressDuke Energyenvironmental violation2015NC-ENV$25,116,883
Duke Energy Ohio IncDuke Energyutility safety violation2012OH-PUC$500,000
Duke Energy Ohio IncDuke Energyutility safety violation2008OH-PUC$30,000
Cincinnati Gas & Electric CompanyDuke Energyutility safety violation2003OH-PUC$100,000
Piedmont Natural GasDuke Energyutility safety violation2013TN-PUC$15,000
CINERGY CORP.Duke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2000OSHA$12,000
CINERGYDuke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2003OSHA$14,000
PROGRESS ENERGY, INC.Duke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2004OSHA$19,000
DUKE ENERGY OHIO, INC.Duke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2008OSHA$7,500
DUKE ENERGY GENERATION SERVICES HOLDING CO, INCDuke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2010OSHA$5,250
DUKE ENERGY CAROLINAS, LLCDuke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2009OSHA$5,600
PROGRESS ENERGY, INC.Duke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2011OSHA$21,000
DUKE ENERGYDuke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2015OSHA$28,000
DUKE ENERGY CAROLINAS, LLCDuke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2015OSHA$5,000
DUKE ENERGY OHIO, INC.Duke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2014OSHA$10,000
DUKE ENERGY FLORIDA, INC.Duke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2014OSHA$35,000
DUKE ENERGY CAROLINAS, LLCDuke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2019OSHA$5,000
FLORIDA PROGRESS, LLCDuke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2020OSHA$26,988
DUKE ENERGY CAROLINAS, LLCDuke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2020OSHA$21,000
DUKE ENERGY CAROLINAS, LLCDuke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2020OSHA$49,000
DUKE ENERGYDuke Energyworkplace safety or health violation2021OSHA$8,700
DEGS OF NARROWS, LLCDuke Energyenvironmental violation2010EPA(*)Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting. $310,000
DUKE ENERGY CORP.Duke Energyenvironmental violation2015EPA(*)Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting. $975,000
PROGRESS ENERGYDuke Energyenvironmental violation2004EPA$97,185
DUKE ENERGY CAROLINAS, LLCDuke Energyenvironmental violation2009EPA$6,240
CAROLINA POWER & LIGHT COMPANYDuke Energyenvironmental violation2010EPA$260,250
CAROLINA POWER & LIGHT - WAKE 500KV SUBSTATIONDuke Energyenvironmental violation2010EPA$52,000
DUKE ENERGY CAROLINAS LLCDuke Energyenvironmental violation2011EPA$12,630
DUKE ENERGY CORPORATIONDuke Energyenvironmental violation2015EPA$5,785
DUKE ENERGY INDIANA, LLC - GALLAGHER GENERATING STATIONDuke Energyenvironmental violation2010EPA(*)Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting. $1,750,000
CINERGY AND PSI ENERGY, INC., WABASH RIVERDuke Energyenvironmental violation2009EPA$687,500
Duke Energy (Plainfield)Duke Energyenvironmental violation2009EPA$54,402
DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION (FORMERLY PSI ENERGY - GIBDuke Energyenvironmental violation2014EPA$199,000
Shenango Inc.DTE Energyenvironmental violation2012EPA$1,750,000
DTE GAS COMPANYDTE Energyenvironmental violation2015PHMSA$31,800
DTE GAS COMPANYDTE Energyenvironmental violation2004PHMSA$25,000
DTE Gas CompanyDTE Energyenergy market violation2013FERC$15,000
DTE GAS COMPANYDTE Energyenvironmental violation2016PHMSA$31,800
Shenango IncorporatedDTE Energywage and hour violation2010WHD$15,570
Detroit EdisonDTE Energylabor relations violation2006NLRB$46,093
Detroit EdisonDTE Energyenvironmental violation2001MI-AG(*)Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting. $450,000
DTE EnergyDTE Energyenvironmental violation2020EPA$7,300,000
SHENANGO LLCDTE Energyenvironmental violation2014PA-ENV$300,000
SHENANGO LLCDTE Energyenvironmental violation2014PA-ENV$74,250
SHENANGO LLCDTE Energyenvironmental violation2013PA-ENV$24,725
SHENANGO LLCDTE Energyenvironmental violation2013PA-ENV$25,475
(*): Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting.