Duke Energy to Release Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Nov. 8

          Duke Energy to Release Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Nov. 8

PR Newswire

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 1, 2012

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy will release its
third quarter 2012 earnings results at 7 a.m. ET on Thursday, Nov. 8. 

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Duke Energy Corporation and Progress Energy Inc. completed their merger on
July 2, 2012. In connection with the merger, Progress Energy has become a
wholly owned direct subsidiary of Duke Energy. Therefore, the third quarter
2012 consolidated results of Duke Energy will include the operations of
Progress Energy.

An earnings conference call for analysts is scheduled for 10 a.m. ET Thursday,
Nov. 8, to discuss Duke Energy's financial performance for the third quarter
2012 as well as providing other business updates. The conference call will be
hosted by Jim Rogers, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and
Lynn Good, executive vice president and chief financial officer.

The call can be accessed via the investors' section
(http://www.duke-energy.com/investors/) of Duke Energy's website or by dialing
866-454-4209 in the United States or 913-312-1393 outside the United States.
The confirmation code is 3151154. Please call in 10 to 15 minutes prior to the
scheduled start time.

A replay of the conference call will be available until midnight ET, Nov. 18,
2012, by calling 888-203-1112 in the United States or 719-457-0820 outside the
United States and using the code 3151154. A replay and transcript also will be
available by accessing the investors' section of the company's website.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 250 company traded
on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. More information about
the company is available on the Internet at: www.duke-energy.com.

 Tom Shiel      704-382-2355
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 Bob Drennan    704-382-4070

 Bill Currens   704-382-1603

SOURCE Duke Energy

Website: http://www.duke-energy.com
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