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U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas

EXPECTED 2008 ONGOING EARNINGS BEFORE INTEREST AND TAXES (EBIT) CONTRIBUTION
74%*
U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas 2008 EBIT Contribution
  BUSINESS DESCRIPTION
U.S. Franchised Electric and Gas (USFE&G) consists of Duke Energy’s regulated generation, electric and gas transmission and distribution systems. Its generation portfolio is a mix of fuel sources — coal, oil/natural gas, nuclear and hydroelectric. USFE&G is Duke Energy’s largest business segment and primary source of earnings growth.

NOTABLE STATISTICS
Electric Operations
  • Owns approximately 28,000 megawatts of generating capacity
  • Supplies electric service to approximately 3.9 million customers
  • Serves territories in five states — North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky — that total about 47,000 square miles
  • Operates 148,700 miles of distribution lines and a 20,900-mile transmission system
Gas Operations
  • Provides regulated transmission and distribution service to approximately 500,000 customers over a 3,000-square-mile service territory in Ohio and Kentucky

Commercial Power

EXPECTED 2008 ONGOING EBIT CONTRIBUTION
12%*
Commercial Power 2008 EBIT Contribution
  BUSINESS DESCRIPTION
Commercial Power owns, operates and manages nonregulated power plants, primarily in the Midwest. Commercial Power also includes Duke Energy Generation Services (DEGS), which develops, owns and operates generation sources (including wind assets) that serve large energy consumers, municipalities, utilities and industrial facilities.

NOTABLE STATISTICS
  • Owns and operates a balanced generation portfolio of approximately 8,000 megawatts
  • Most of the generation output in Ohio, over 21 million megawatt-hours annually, is supplied to regulated customers
  • DEGS has contracted to purchase wind turbines that are capable of generating approximately 240 megawatts when placed in commercial operation beginning in 2008 and 2009

Duke Energy International

EXPECTED 2008 ONGOING EBIT CONTRIBUTION
12%*Duke Energy International 2008 EBIT Contribution
  BUSINESS DESCRIPTION
Duke Energy International (DEI) operates and manages power generation facilities located in the Central and South American countries of Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala and Peru. DEI also owns equity investments in Saudi Arabia and Greece.

NOTABLE STATISTICS
  • Owns, operates or has substantial interests in approximately 4,000 net megawatts of generation facilities
  • About 75 percent of DEI’s generating capacity is hydroelectric, and approximately 90 percent is either currently contracted or receives a system capacity payment

Crescent Resources

EXPECTED 2008 ONGOING EBIT CONTRIBUTION
2%*Crescent Resources 2008 EBIT Contribution
  BUSINESS DESCRIPTION
Crescent Resources is effectively a 50-50 joint venture with Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund. Crescent manages land holdings and develops high-quality commercial, residential and multi-family real estate projects.

NOTABLE STATISTICS
  • Located in 10 states, primarily in the southeastern and southwestern United States
  • Owns 900,000 square feet of commercial, industrial and retail space, with an additional 500,000 square feet under construction
  • Manages approximately 122,608 acres of land

 

*Percent of 2008 forecasted ongoing total segment EBIT does not include results for the operations labeled as Other.