News Release
Aug. 19, 2002

MEDIA ADVISORY: DUKE ENERGY TO DISCUSS CAPITAL PROGRAM WEDNESDAY DURING INVESTORS' CHAT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Duke Energy Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Robert Brace and Senior Vice President and Treasurer David Hauser will discuss the company's capital program, including access to financial markets and liquidity, on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 10 a.m. ET during the company's next installment of its monthly investors' chat program.

 

Investors and other interested persons can listen into the conference by dialing 800/946-0719, confirmation code 743677. International callers should use 719/457-2645. Please dial in 5-10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. In addition, interested parties may see slides and listen to the audio of the conference call by accessing the company's Web site, www.duke-energy.com. A replay of the conference call will be available through Sept. 6. The replay number is 888/203-1112, PIN 743677. The international replay number is 719/457-0820, PIN 743677.

 

Duke Energy is a diversified multinational energy company with an integrated network of energy assets and expertise. The company manages a dynamic portfolio of natural gas and electric supply, delivery and trading businesses – meeting the energy needs of customers throughout North America and in key markets around the world. Duke Energy, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is a Fortune 100 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. More information about the company is available on the Internet at: www.duke-energy.com.

 

Contact: Terry Francisco
Phone: 704/373-6680
24 Hour Phone: 704/382-8333
Email: thfrancisco@duke-energy.com