News Release
April 17, 2003

MEDIA ADVISORY: DUKE ENERGY TO DISCUSS CREDIT METRICS DURING INVESTORS' CHAT TUESDAY

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Duke Energy Senior Vice President and Treasurer David Hauser will discuss current and forecasted credit ratios and metrics during the next installment of the company’s monthly investors’ chat series on Tuesday, April 22, at 10 a.m. ET.

 

Investors and other interested persons can listen to the conference by dialing 800/263-8506, confirmation code 764456. International callers should use 719/457-2681. 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 investors' section of the company’s Web site at: www.duke-energy.com.  A replay of the conference call will be available through May 1. The replay number is 888/203-1112, PIN 764456. The international replay number is 719/457-0820, PIN 764456X.

 

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 500 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: 704382-8333
Email: thfrancisco@duke-energy.com