Date: 11/14/2012
Author: Duke Energy

Duke Energy Launches InterNotes Investment Program

Duke Energy Corporation today announced that it has filed a prospectus supplement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) for the issuance of long-term corporate notes through Incapital’s InterNotes® program.  Duke Energy InterNotes will be senior unsecured obligations of Duke Energy Corporation to be issued on a recurring basis.   Duke Energy InterNotes may be issued with fixed or floating interest rates, in denominations of $1,000 or integral multiples of $1,000 and with maturities between one and 30 years.  The specific terms of the notes will be set prior to the time of sale and described in a pricing supplement.

Under the program, Duke Energy Corporation will use the net proceeds from the sale of the notes for general corporate purposes, which may include capital expenditures and the repayment of other debt.

Incapital will serve as the purchasing agent and will also oversee distribution of the Duke Energy InterNotes®.

About Duke Energy
Duke Energy Corporation’s regulated utility operations serve approximately 7 million customers located in six states in the Southeast and Midwest. Its commercial power and international business segments own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a growing portfolio of renewable energy assets in the United States. Duke Energy Corporation is headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK.



Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to the offering of Duke Energy InterNotes® may be obtained by calling toll free at 800-659-DUKE (3853). You may get these documents for free by visiting the SEC web site at www.sec.gov or by downloading them from the Duke Energy Corporation’s website at www.duke-energy.com.

InterNotes® is a registered service mark of Incapital Holdings LLC.

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