Media Advisory: Duke Energy's Jim Rogers and David Hauser to Host Company Road Show Dec. 6 in Connection with Spinoff - Duke Energy

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Dec. 4, 2006

Media Advisory: Duke Energy's Jim Rogers and David Hauser to Host Company Road Show Dec. 6 in Connection with Spinoff

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- James E. Rogers, Duke Energy’s president and chief executive officer, and David L. Hauser, group executive and chief financial officer, will outline Duke Energy’s value proposition and growth strategies for 2007 and beyond, during the kick-off of an investor road show on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. ET.

A live, audio-only Web cast of the discussion will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET. The Web cast will be available via the Investors section of Duke Energy’s Web site at:  http://www.duke-energy.com/investors/. Participants may also call into the discussion by dialing 888/515-2781 in the United States, or 719/457-2605 outside the United States. The confirmation code is 6197940.  Replay numbers are 888/203-1112 and 719/457-0820, with a replay code of 6197940.

Rogers is expected to be chairman, president and chief executive officer of Duke Energy, and Hauser will continue as group executive and chief financial officer following the anticipated spinoff of Duke Energy’s natural gas businesses into a stand-alone, publicly traded company. The spinoff of the gas company, to be known as Spectra Energy, is targeted for Jan. 2, 2007. Spectra Energy will also be hosting its own road show in early December.

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: http://www.duke-energy.com.
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