Media Advisory: Duke Energy President and CEO James E. Rogers to Speak at 16th Annual Wachovia Securities Equity Conference - Duke Energy

News Release
June 20, 2006

Media Advisory: Duke Energy President and CEO James E. Rogers to Speak at 16th Annual Wachovia Securities Equity Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – James E. Rogers, Duke Energy president and chief executive officer, will speak at the 16th annual Wachovia Securities Nantucket Equity Conference in Massachusetts Thursday, June 22, at 2 p.m.

A live, audio-only webcast of the presentation will begin at approximately 2 p.m. ET. The webcast, with slides, will be available via the investors' section of Duke Energy’s Web site at:  http://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: http://www.duke-energy.com.

Contact: Tom Shiel
Phone: 704/382-2355
24-Hour Phone: 704/382-8333
e-mail: tpshiel@duke-energy.com