Duke Energy likely to exit Ohio after rate decision, says Citigroup Citigroup believes Duke Energy is likely to exit the Ohio merchant generation market after the Ohio Public Utilities Commission denied the company's request for a rate increase. Citi believes Duke could sell its Ohio assets, retire the fleet or some combination of the two. It believes an exit from Ohio would be a positive catalyst for shares and keeps a Buy rating on Duke Energy with a $77 price target.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to hold a meeting The Commission discusses Duke Energy Carolinas, Duke Energy Progress, Black Hills Power and Westar Energy in an Open Commission Meeting being held at FERC Washington, D.C.'s offices on March 19 at 10 am. Webcast Link