Media Advisory: Duke Energy Chairman and Chief Financial Officer to Speak at Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference - Duke Energy

News Release
Aug. 31, 2006

Media Advisory: Duke Energy Chairman and Chief Financial Officer to Speak at Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Paul M. Anderson, Duke Energy’s chairman of the board, and David L. Hauser, Duke Energy group executive and chief financial officer, will speak at the Lehman Brothers 2006 CEO Energy/Power Conference Sept. 5, in New York City.

A live Webcast of the presentation will begin at approximately 12:20 p.m. ET. The Webcast will be available via the Investors section of Duke Energy’s Web site at: www.duke-energy.com/investors/.

Duke Energy is a diversified energy company with a portfolio of natural gas and electric businesses, both regulated and unregulated, and an affiliated real estate company. Duke Energy supplies, delivers and processes energy for customers in the Americas. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy 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.

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