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2008 Perspectives from Duke Energy leaders

VIDEO: Transitioning to a Low-Carbon Future
Jim Rogers’ keynote interview with Chris Clackum during
the internationally webcast Virtual Energy Forum
Part 1: Decarbonizing Coal (11:04)
Part 2: Fuel Diversity for the Future (13:07)
Part 3: Renewable Energy Realities (13:52)
Part 4: Energy Leadership to Renew our Economy (6:01)
Full Interview (45:28)
12/11/08 – Charlotte, N.C.

The Global Elite: 50: Jim Rogers
The CEO of Duke Energy could make dreams of renewable power a reality
Published in Newsweek  1/5/09
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Despite Hard Times, Energy Efficiency, Carbon Reduction Must Move Forward
Op-Ed by Jim Rogers, Duke Energy CEO,
and David Mohler, Chief Technology Officer
Published in Energy Daily 12/1/08

Tackling Emissions Growth: The Role of Markets and Government Regulation
Essay for the Copenhagen Climate Council Thought Leadership Series
Lead author: Sam DiPiazza (PricewaterhouseCoopers – Europe)
Co-authors: Jim Rogers (Duke Energy – USA), Anders Eldrup (DONG Energy –
Denmark) and Rob Morrison (CLSA Investment Bank – China/USA)

Act Now on Climate Change
Global warming and economy are twin ills, so address them together.
Op-Ed by Jim Rogers, Duke Energy CEO,
and Tim Profeta, director of the Nicholas Institute for
Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University
Published in the Charlotte Observer 11/17/08

AUDIO: Duke Energy Sees Rooftops as Future Power Plants
(Click on "Listen Now" link)
By Elizabeth Shogren
NPR "Morning Edition"
11/6/08 - Washington, D.C.

VIDEO: Positive Energy
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers discusses the
future of coal, renewables and Duke Energy's
save-a-watt energy efficiency model
CNBC "Mad Money with Jim Cramer"
11/5/08 - New York City

Lower Federal Tax Rate on Stock Dividends Helps Retirees
Op-Ed by David L. Hauser
Group Executive and Chief Financial Officer
Published in the Charlotte Observer 10/28/08

VIDEO: Climate Policy and the Role of Coal
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers on
(Online interview only)
10/21/08 - New York, N.Y.
Length: 7:52

Energy-Saving Plan
Op-Ed by Keith Trent
Group Executive and Chief Strategy Policy & Regulatory Officer
Published in the Raleigh News & Observer 10/14/08

The Power of Green  (pdf, 285 KB)
Green is Good For Business Conference
Speech by Keith Trent
Group Executive and Chief Strategy Policy & Regulatory Officer
10/7/08 - Columbia, S.C.

Duke Energy's Long-Term Commitment to Energy Efficiency (pdf, 24 KB)
Op-Ed by Keith Trent
Group Executive and Chief Strategy Policy & Regulatory Officer
VIDEO: Clean Coal and the Energy Crisis
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers on
Discovery Channel's "Focus Earth"
Hosted by Bob Woodruff
9/27/08 - New York, N.Y.
Length: 5:32
VIDEO: The Economy and Energy Policy
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers on
CNBC "Closing Bell," live from the
Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
9/25/08 - New York City
Length: 3:56

VIDEO: Climate Policy Panel
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers participates in the
2008 Grantham Prize Seminar Panel:
"The Climate Puzzle: Piecing Together Solutions."
9/8/08 - Washington, D.C.
Click on the panelists names to view video.

VIDEO: Duke Energy's Role in Building a Low-Carbon Global Economy 
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers' luncheon keynote to the World Affairs Council of Charlotte
8/21/08 - Charlotte, N.C.
Length: 38:01
View the transcript. (pdf, 65 KB)

Commentary: Kilowatt-Hour Tax is Fairest Approach
POWER Magazine
July 2008
By Jim Rogers, chairman, president and CEO of Duke Energy

A Green Coal Baron?
New York Times Magazine
Why Jim Rogers says going green can save the energy business.
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VIDEO: Energizing the Economy - Length: 7:41
VIDEO: Rogers on the Economy - Length: 2:32
VIDEO: Our Taxing Oil Addiction - Length: 9:48
VIDEO: Parting Shots (final thoughts with Jim Rogers) - Length: 1:03 
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers serves as guest host on CNBC’s Squawk Box – Energy Summit: America’s Oil Crisis
5/30/08 - New York City

Viewpoint: A Careful Balancing Act
Charlotte Business Journal
An edited excerpt from Duke Energy Chief Executive Jim Rogers’ remarks at Duke Energy’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting May 8 in Charlotte, N.C.

VIDEO: Balancing Act:  Connecting the Dots on Climate Change
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers' presentation at Duke Energy's Annual Shareholders' Meeting
5/8/08 - Charlotte, N.C.
Length: 26:50

VIDEO: A Look at Duke Energy's 1Q08 Earnings Results
Duke Energy Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers on "First on CNBC"
5/2/08 - Charlotte, N.C.
Length: 4:44

VIDEO: Designing Effective Climate Policy  Part 1 | Part 2
Duke Energy Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers on Ceres Conference 2008 panel
4/29/08 - Boston, Mass.
Length: Part 1: 39:31 | Part 2: 21:38

Duke Energy Modernizes Its Compliance Program (pdf, 56 KB)
Compliance Week
By Christine Dunn
Julia Janson, senior vice president of ethics and compliance and corporate secretary of Duke Energy, explains her role, and that of the corporation, in ensuring that Duke Energy has the necessary programs in place to remain in compliance with federal and state guidelines.
Reprinted with permission.

VIDEO: Building Bridges to a Low-Carbon Future
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers’ luncheon keynote at the MIT Energy Conference
4/12/08 - Cambridge, Mass.
Length: 44:30

AUDIO: Building Bridges to a Low-Carbon Future
Duke Energy Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers' keynote address to Urban Land Institute (ULI) - 4th Annual Conference
4/7/08 - Charlotte, N.C.
Length: 35:03

VIDEO: Putting a Price on Carbon
Jim Rogers speaks to the Wall Street Journal's Jeffrey Ball on CO2 caps during the WSJ's ECO:nomics Environmental Capital Conference.
3/13/08 - Santa Barbara, Calif.

The following articles recently appeared in Energy Daily and represent the views of Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers and FPL Group CEO Lew Hay regarding proposed cap-and-trade legislation.

Commentary: Climate Change Legislation Should Not Be Punitive (pdf, 82 KB)
Energy Daily
By Jim Rogers, chairman, president and CEO of Duke Energy

Commentary: Don’t Let Cap-and-Trade become Cap-and-Evade (pdf, 84 KB)
Energy Daily
By Lew Hay, chairman and CEO of FPL Group

Letter to the Editor: Rogers Responds to Hay’s Commentary (pdf, 88 KB)
Energy Daily
By Jim Rogers, president and CEO of Duke Energy

All articles reprinted with permission.

Power Play for Coal (pdf, 650 KB)
National Journal
By Margaret Kriz
Rogers of Duke Energy said that utility-industry officials are ready to take up the challenge (of climate change). “We’ve been through the Hollywood, romanticized phase of recognizing that we have a huge problem” in global warming, he said. “We’re now in the phase of coming up with solutions. The scientists have done their work, and now it’s our turn.”
Reprinted with permission.

Efficiency Groups Endorse Duke’s ‘Save-A-Watt’ Plan (pdf, 73 KB)
Energy Daily
Reprinted with Permission.

The ‘Save-A-Watt’ Approach to Energy Efficiency (doc, 56 KB)
A Duke Energy white paper
January 2008
By Ted Schultz
Vice President of Energy Efficiency

Don’t Let the Noise Obscure the Facts (pdf, 9 KB)
Op-Ed by James L. Turner
President and Chief Operating Officer
Duke Energy, U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas
Excerpts printed in the Raleigh News & Observer 1/24/08

Cliffside Critics Ignore Facts (pdf, 13 KB)
Op-Ed by Ellen Ruff
President of Duke Energy Carolinas
Printed in The Charlotte Observer 1/23/08

VIDEO: Climate Change: Science to Solutions – The Case for Business Leadership
Climate Change: Science & Solutions; 8th National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment
1/17/08 - Washington, D.C.
Keynote address by James E. Rogers
Duke Energy, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Download transcript (pdf, 117 KB)