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2009 Perspectives from Duke Energy leaders

Speaking Truth of Power
Group Executive; President and Chief Operating Officer
U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas Jim Turner
Published in the EPRI Journal
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Fall 2009

VIDEO: Big Business in Copenhagen
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) CEO Roundtable
Copenhagen, Denmark
12/13/09 – 1:59

VIDEO: Pew Center on Global Climate Change Press Conference
United Nations Climate Change Conference
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Copenhagen, Denmark
12/10/09 – 27:15

VIDEO: Duke CEO Jim Rogers in Copenhagen
Clean Skies TV
Copenhagen, Denmark
12/10/09 – 3:16

Hoax or Not, Duke Will Modernize
Op-ed by Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Published in The Charlotte Observer
12/10/09

VIDEO: Duke Energy’s Rogers ‘Absolutely’ Behind Cap and Trade
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Bloomberg TV
12/9/09 – Washington, D.C. – 3:51

VIDEO: Duke Energy Bets on China
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
FORTUNE Business of Green
12/2/09 – 3:49

VIDEO: Skepticism Over Climate Change
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Charlotte, N.C.
11/30/09 – 3:30

Securing U.S. Energy Supplies
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Interview by Council on Foreign Relations
11/18/09 – New York City

VIDEO: Duke Energy CTO Calls for Open Smart Grids
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer David Mohler
Alternative Energy Innovations Conference
Redwood City, Calif.
11/17/09 – 9:09

Charlotte Chamber 2009 Citizen of the Carolinas Award
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers’ acceptance speech
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting
VIDEO: Part 1 – 7:04
VIDEO: Part 2 – 6:34
Print-friendly version (pdf, 39 KB)
11/16/09 – Charlotte, N.C.

Tough Times, New Tactics
With cash tight, corporations have had to rethink
their philanthropic strategies.
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Published in The Wall Street Journal
11/9/09

VIDEO: Duke Energy CEO on 3Q Earnings
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
CNBC Squawk Box
10/30/09 – 9:41

Why a Coal Guy is Turning Green
Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers is pushing as hard as anyone in corporate
America to get a climate change bill passed by Congress.
Published on Marc Gunther’s blog
10/14/09

VIDEO: Building “Greener and Cleaner” Businesses
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers at the
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
(WBCSD) council meeting.
CNBC Power Lunch
10/13/09 – Washington D.C. – 8:27

VIDEO: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Global Economy
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers’ keynote address at
the PanIIT 2009 Global Conference.
Dyyno Broadcast
10/11/09 – Schaumburg, Ill.

Corner Office: The CEO as General (and Scout)
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Published in The New York Times
10/11/09

Coal-Burning CEO: U.S., China Must Fight Pollution
Op-Ed by Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers with
World Resources Institute President Jonathan Lash and 
Clean Air Task Force Asia Pacific Representative Ming Sung
Published on CNN.com
10/9/09

VIDEO: People, Planet and Profit: Duke Energy’s Game Changer
Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer Roberta Bowman
CNBC – Sustainability at Work
10/5/09 – 1:09

VIDEO: Balancing Energy, Economic and Environmental Needs
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Carolina Business Review - WTVI
10/2/09 – Charlotte – 27:01

VIDEO: Transitioning to a low-carbon world
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Interview with The Economist at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
9/24/09 – New York, N.Y. – 6:28

VIDEO: Duke Energy Works With Chinese Companies
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers at the
Clinton Global Initiative, New York, N.Y.
Financial Times TV
9/23/09 – 8:31

VIDEO: Powering Duke Energy’s Future
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
CNBC “Closing Bell”
9/23/09 – New York, N.Y. – 5:59

VIDEO: Duke's Rogers Calls Huaneng Start to China Partnerships
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
U.S.-China Clean Energy Cooperation Panel
Bloomberg TV
9/22/09 – New York City – 3:50

VIDEO: Jim Rogers Supports Climate Legislation
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
CleanSkies.com
9/17/09 – Washington, D.C. – 4:17

Duke Energy Rate Increase Helps Pay for a Cleaner Environment
Op-Ed by Duke Energy Carolinas President Brett Carter
Published in the Ashville (N.C.) Citizen-Times
9/9/09

Everything's Turning Green; It's Just Business as Usual
Letter to the Editor by Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Published in The Indianapolis Star
9/7/09

Top 15 Smart Grid Influencers List: Jim Rogers
Jim Rogers among Earth2Tech’s 'Top 15 Smart Grid Influencers' 
Published in Earth2Tech 
8/26/09

The CEO of one of the nation’s largest power
companies is pushing an entire industry with
forward thinking and unconventional ideas.

Interview: Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers
Published in Directorship magazine
8/24/09

How Duke Energy’s CEO Got Started
After stints in journalism and law, Jim Rogers
found the role of CEO suited him.
Published in Fortune magazine
8/17/09

Why Nuclear Power Is Part of Our Future
It sure looks attractive as Congress prepares to tax carbon.
Op-Ed by Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Published in The Wall Street Journal
8/5/09

How Should We Be Powering Our Nation?
Op-Ed by Chairman, President and CEO, Jim Rogers
Powering A Nation Initiative
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
8/3/09

VIDEO: Duke Energy’s Rogers Speaks on Rate Hikes
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Published on The Charlotte Observer’s @Charlotte blog
7/28/09

Duke Welcomes Enhanced Scrutiny of Ash Dam Safety
Op-Ed by Jim Turner, group executive, president and COO
Duke Energy, U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas
Published in the Charlotte Observer, 7/15/09

Energy in Our Lives
Interview with Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Published in National Geographic
7/09

VIDEO: Duke Energy CEO Talks Cap & Trade
Chairman, President & CEO Jim Rogers
Clean Skies News
6/30/09 – Washington, D.C. – 8:01

VIDEO: Duke’s Rogers Says Climate Measure Is Likely in 2010
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Bloomberg News
6/30/09 – Washington, D.C. – 6:15

VIDEO: Strategic Investment in Nuclear Energy
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
CNNMoney “Strategy Sessions”
6/22/09 – 3:29

VIDEO: Cleaning Up Coal
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
The Colbert Report with Stephen Colbert
Comedy Central
6/16/09 – New York City – 5:57

Duke Energy CEO: How to Build a Low-Carbon Future
Interview with Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
Published in Site Selection Energy Report
6/15/09

VIDEO: The Carbon Challenge: Conquering the Climate
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
CNBC interview at the World Business Summit on Climate Change.
5/26/09 – Copenhagen, Denmark – 5:27

TESTIMONY: Pathways to a Green Global Economic Recovery
Jim Rogers, chairman, president and CEO
Duke Energy
Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
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5/19/09 – Washington. D.C.

VIDEO: Duke Energy Supports a Smart Cap
National advertising campaign by Environmental Action Defense Fund
that supports “a Smart Cap” on carbon emissions.
Read the news release.
5/13/09 – :30 

The Insights of Many Top the Wisdom of One
Marian College Commencement Address
Jim Rogers, chairman, president and CEO
Duke Energy
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5/9/09 - Indianapolis, Ind.

VIDEO: 1Q09 Earnings, Edwardsport and Cap and Trade
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
CNBC “Squawk Box”
5/5/09 – Charlotte, N.C. – 5:09

VIDEO: Powered By Coal
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
on how cleaner coal can and must be part of our future energy mix.
CBS News "60 Minutes"
4/26/09 – 12:32

VIDEO: Duke: 80% Less Carbon by 2050
VIDEO: Duke's Carbon Reduction Plans
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
on using every fuel we have to transition to a low-carbon future.
FORTUNE Brainstorm Green
4/20/09 – Dana Point, Calif. – 3:37

VIDEO: Panel 2: United States Climate Action Partnership Views on 'The American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009' legislation
U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee

  • Charles Holliday Jr., chairman, DuPont
  • Red Cavaney, senior VP, Government and Public Affairs, ConocoPhillips
  • Jim Rogers, chairman, president and CEO, Duke Energy Corp.
    Read testimony (pdf, 109 KB)
  • Frances Beinecke, president, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Meg McDonald, director, Global Issues, Alcoa Inc.
  • David Crane, president and CEO, NRG Energy Inc.

4/22/09 – Washington, D.C. – 2:25:00

VIDEO: The Battle Over 'Clean Coal'
Jim Turner, group executive and COO, Duke Energy, U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas,
and Rick Roper, station manager of Cliffside, on the next generation of coal plants.
CNN Money/FORTUNE Online
4/16/09 - 4:16

VIDEO: Focus on Energy for the Future
James L. Turner, group executive; president and COO
Duke Energy, U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas
Fox Business News
4/8/09 – Charlotte, N.C. - 5:31

VIDEO: Electricity and Climate Change
Clinton School Speaker Series
Jim Rogers, chairman, president and CEO
4/7/09 – Little Rock, Ark. - 55:37

VIDEO: The Charlotte Region as a National Energy Cluster
Jim Rogers, chairman, president and CEO, at the
First-ever Charlotte Energy Summit
4/6/09 - Charlotte, N.C. - 11:14

Duking it Out Over Pollution
An interview with Jim Rogers on cap and trade.
Published in SmartMoney, 3/27/09

Stimulus Money Puts Clean Coal Projects on a Faster Track
Duke Energy’s cleaner coal project in Edwardsport, Ind.
Published in The New York Times  3/16/09

VIDEO: Affordable, Reliable and Clean Energy
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers comments on Duke
Energy's transition to a low-carbon future.
CNBC's "Mad Money with Jim Cramer"
3/9/09 - Washington, D.C. - 9:36

VIDEO: Why Auctioning Carbon Allowances is a Carbon Tax
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers comments on the
President's budget approach to address climate change.
Fox Business News
3/6/09 - Santa Barbara, Calif. - 7:49


U.S. Climate Action: A Global Economic Perspective Symposium
VIDEO: Press conference with:

  • Hon. Tony Blair, former U.K. Prime Minister
  • Jim Rogers, chairman and CEO, Duke Energy
  • John Chambers, chairman and CEO, Cisco
  • Sen. Debbie Stabenow, (D-Mich.)
  • Sen. Olympia Snowe, (R-Maine)
  • Fred Bergsten, director, Peterson Institute

VIDEO: Panel: Containing the Costs of Domestic Action on Climate Change

  • Margaret Kriz (moderator) National Journal
  • Jerry Oppenheim, McKinsey & Company
  • Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute
  • Gary Hufbauer, Peterson Institute
  • Jim Rogers, Duke Energy Corp.

3/3/09 - Washington, D.C.


VIDEO: Why Auctioning Carbon Allowances is Wrong!
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers comments on the
President's budget approach to address climate change.
CNBC "Kudlow & Company"
3/3/09 - Washington, D.C. - 4:08

WEBCAST: The Carbon Conundrum Panel
CERAWeek 2009
Panelists:

  • Jim Rogers, chairman, president and CEO, Duke Energy
  • Philippe Joubert, executive vice president, ALSTOM
  • Larry Makovich, vice president and senior advisor, Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA)

2/13/09 – Houston, Texas – 2:35

Is America Ready to Quit Coal?
With regulations to address climate change
looming, what impact will that have on
coal power? (Jim Rogers interviewed).
Published in The New York Times, 2/15/09

WEBCAST: Global Industry Outlook 1 Panel
World Economic Forum (WEF) 2009 Annual Meeting
Panelists:

  • James E. Rogers, chairman, president and CEO,
    Duke Energy (utility holding company--USA)
  • Lee A. McIntire, president and CEO, CH2M HILL
    (global construction company--USA)
  • Patrice T. Motsepe (mining entrepeneur--South Africa)
  • Feike Sijbesma, chairman, DSM
    (multi-national nutritional products company--Netherlands)
  • Tarek Sultan Al Essa, chairman, PublicWarehousing
    Company (global merchants, warehousers and shippers--
    Kuwait)
  • Robert Grenhill, WEF managing director (moderator)

1/30/09 - Davos, Switzerland - 58:16

VIDEO: The Future of Capitalism
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers shares
his thoughts on the global economy and banking at the
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.
Forbes Video Network
1/29/09 - Davos, Switzerland - 5:00

Cheers, Not Jeers, in Order Over Cliffside Emissions
Rutherford Co. coal plant will be one of the nation's cleanest.
Op-Ed by James L. Turner
President and Chief Operating Officer
Duke Energy, U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas
Published in The Charlotte Observer, 1/29/09
Charlotte, N.C.

VIDEO: Energized in the Mountains
Chairman, President and CEO Jim Rogers
discusses energy efficiency, the smart grid and
energy policy during the World Economic Forum
Annual Meeting.
CNBC "Squawk Box"
1/28/09 - Davos, Switzerland - 4:47

Geography Is Dividing Democrats Over Energy
Why federal climate change legislation must treat coal states fairly
Published in The New York Times, 1/27/09