Duke Energy declares quarterly dividend

                   Duke Energy declares quarterly dividend

PR Newswire

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 22,2013 /PRNewswire/ --Duke Energy has declared a
quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.78 per share. The dividend
is payable on Dec. 16, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of
business Nov. 15, 2013.

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This is the 87^th consecutive year that Duke Energy has paid a quarterly cash
dividend on its common stock.

Duke Energy is the largest electric power holding company in the United States
with more than $110 billion in total assets. Its regulated utility operations
serve approximately 7.2 million electric customers located in six states in
the Southeast and Midwest. Its commercial power and international business
segments own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and
Latin America, including a growing portfolio of renewable energy assets in the
United States.

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 at: www.duke-energy.com.

Media Contact: Tom Shiel
Office: 704.382.2355 | 24-Hour: 800.559.3853

Analysts Contact: Bob Drennan
Office: 704.382.4070

Analysts Contact: Bill Currens
Office: 704.382.1603

SOURCE Duke Energy

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