Energy Usage and Operational Updates, Conservation Plans, and Equipment Donations - Research Report on Duke Energy, Con Edison,

   Energy Usage and Operational Updates, Conservation Plans, and Equipment
Donations - Research Report on Duke Energy, Con Edison, PPL, FirstEnergy, and
                                  DTE Energy

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NEW YORK, July 24, 2013

NEW YORK, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Duke
Energy Corporation (NYSE: DUK), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED), PPL
Corporation (NYSE: PPL), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), and DTE Energy Company
(NYSE: DTE). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Duke Energy Corporation Research Report

On July 9, 2013, Duke Energy Corporation (Duke Energy) announced that it will
host an earnings conference call for analysts on August 7, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
ET, to discuss the Company's Q2 2013 financial performance and provide other
business updates. The Company informed that the conference call will be hosted
by Lynn Good, President and CEO of Duke Energy. In its Q1 2013 earnings
release, Jim Rogers, Chairman of the Company, had commented, "Our first
quarter earnings were consistent with our internal plan and we are affirming
our 2013 earnings guidance range." Duke Energy expects full-year 2013 adjusted
earnings of $4.20 to $4.45 per share. The Full Research Report on Duke Energy
Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-21/DUK]

Consolidated Edison, Inc. Research Report

On July 19, 2013, Consolidated Edison, Inc. (Con Edison) reported that the
brutal heat and humidity led to all-time peak electric usage records in New
York City and Westchester County, topping out at 13,322 MW at 5:00 p.m. It
further stated that prior to July 19, 2013, the all-time peak record was
13,189 MW which was set on July 22, 2011. The record was broken at 2:00 p.m.
on July 19, 2013, and usage grew through the afternoon. Con Edison continues
to encourage customers to conserve energy as best as possible. According to
the Company, the demand response programs, which pay large customers to cut
back on power usage during heat waves, were helping to reduce electric demand
by approximately 400 MW. The Company also said energy efficiency programs
implemented by businesses and homes helped conserve electricity. The Full
Research Report on Consolidated Edison, Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-21/ED]

PPL Corporation Research Report

On July 21, 2013, PPL Corporation (PPL) announced that operators disconnected
Unit 1 at the Company's Susquehanna nuclear power plant in northeastern
Pennsylvania from the regional power grid to repair one of four valves that
control the amount of steam going into the turbine. "Repairing the valve
reflects our conservative approach to operating the plant safely and
reliably," said Timothy S. Rausch, Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear
Officer of PPL Susquehanna. "The repair also supports optimal performance of
the unit during the summer months when the demand for power is high." The
Company expects to complete the repairs and reconnect Unit 1 to the power grid
soon. The Full Research Report on PPL Corporation - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-22/PPL]

FirstEnergy Corp. Research Report

On July 17, 2013, FirstEnergy Corp. (FirstEnergy) announced that it is
offering ways on how to stay comfortable while using electricity wisely during
period of high demand. Further, the Company also announced that its personnel
are monitoring the system closely and have staffing and resource plans in
place, should any localized service interruptions occur as a result of the
heat. "Even though the excessive heat has resulted in heavy electricity usage
as our customers try to keep cool, our system is very robust and is designed
to operate effectively even in these extreme conditions," said Charles E.
Jones, President of FirstEnergy's Utilities. "We are monitoring the situation
very closely and if our customers experience any localized service
interruptions due to the heat, all they need to do is call and our crews will
respond." The Full Research Report on FirstEnergy Corp. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-22/FE]

DTE Energy Company Research Report

On July 18, 2013, DTE Energy Company (DTE Energy) announced the donation of
its professional meteorological equipment to three Huron County schools. The
Company stated that the equipment was used by DTE Energy to measure various
weather patterns and wind speeds in various locations of Huron County as the
Company prepared to build wind energy parks in the county. DTE Energy informed
that Laker School and the Huron Area Technical Center received anemometers,
wind vanes, temperature sensors, barometric pressure sensors, dataloggers,
solar panels, and instrument wire; while Harbor Beach High School and a school
in Kinde will receive additional equipment in fall 2013. The Full Research
Report on DTE Energy Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-22/DTE]

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