Duke Energy receives FERC approval for NCEPA assets purchase Duke Energy has received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to proceed with plans to purchase the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency's generating assets. The ruling is an important milestone of the approximately $1.2B transaction with NCEMPA, announced July 28. NCEMPA currently maintains partial ownership interest in several Duke Energy Progress plants.
Wells Fargo to hold a symposium 2014 Wells Fargo Energy Symposium is being held in New York on December 9-10; with webcasted company presentations to begin on December 10 at 8 am; not all company presentations may be webcasted. Webcast Link
Duke Energy downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie Macquarie downgraded Duke Energy to Neutral from Outperform, citing a lack of limited upside in the near term and the belief that a review of the company's international assets is unlikely to result in asset sales or cash transfers into the U.S. The firm, however, raised its price target on the stock to $84 from $79.