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Progress Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PGN) is an energy company based in Raleigh, North Carolina, formed in 2000 from the merger of Carolina Power & Light and Florida Progress Corporation. It sells power and energy-related products to electric and gas customers in the Southeast of the United States. The company's current chairman and CEO is Mr. Bob McGehee. New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) , also nicknamed the Big Board, is the largest stock exchange in the world in dollar volume and second largest by number of companies listed. ... Nickname: City of Oaks Motto: You Can See the Whole State from Here Map of Wake County, North Carolina Coordinates: Country State County United States North Carolina Wake County Founded 1792 Mayor Charles Meeker (D) Area    - City 299. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Electric power is the amount of work done by an electric current in a unit time. ... Many stoves use natural gas. ... The U.S. Southern states or the South, also known colloquially as Dixie, constitute a distinctive region covering a large portion of the United States, with its own unique heritage, historical perspective, customs, musical styles, and cuisine. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ...

Progress Energy is the majority owner and operator of the Brunswick, Crystal River 3, Robinson, and Shearon Harris nuclear power plants. The Brunswick power plant, named for the county in which it is located, covers 1,200 acres (4. ... The Crystal River Energy Complex, a nuclear power plant, is located in Citrus County, Florida, near Crystal River, Florida. ... The H.B. Robinson nuclear power plant is on a 5,000 acre (20 km²) site near Hartsville, South Carolina, which includes the source of cooling water for the reactor. ... The Shearon Harris nuclear power plant is a Westinghouse designed pressurized-water nuclear reactor operated by Progress Energy. ... A nuclear power plant (NPP) is a thermal power station in which the heat source is one or more nuclear reactors. ...

The company's current slogan is, "People, performance, excellence."

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