CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 10: A man walks out of the Duke Energy Center at 550 South Tryon St., one of two buildings that house Duke Energy's headquarters January 10, 2011 in Charlotte, North ... more 
CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 10: A man walks out of the Duke Energy Center at 550 South Tryon St., one of two buildings that house Duke Energy's headquarters January 10, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Duke Energy announced plans to buy Progress Energy, which is based in Raleigh, North Carolina. If the merger is approved, the combining of the two companies will create the country's largest electric utility and will provide power to over 7 million customers. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images) less 
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