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									                  Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDPE5411SA                                                                                           Publication Date: JUL 2013

          139 East Fourth Street                             Phone             +1 513 4219500                   Revenue         431 (million USD)
          Cincinnati, OH                                     Fax                                                Net Profit      NA
          45202                                              Website           www.duke-energy.com              Employees       236 (Estimated)
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry        Power Energy

       Company Overview
       Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. (Duke Energy Kentucky) is an electric and gas public utility company. The company undertakes
       activities related to generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. Duke Energy Kentucky is wholly owned by Duke
       Energy Ohio, an Ohio corporation, which is wholly owned by Cinergy Corp. (Cinergy), which in turn is a subsidiary of Duke
       Energy Corporation (Duke Energy). Duke Energy Kentucky is also engaged in storage, sale and transportation of natural gas.
       The company generates electricity utilizing coal and natural gas. It also owns an electric generating unit which is jointly owned
       with Dayton Power & Light.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         James E. Rogers                   Chairman                                Strengths                            Weaknesses
         William (Bill) Barnet III         Director
                                                                                   Synergy with Parent Company Lack of Fuel Diversity
         G. Alex Bernhardt Sr.             Director
                                                                                   Business Model: Integrated
         Michael G. Browning               Director
                                                                                   Structure
         Harris E. DeLoach, Jr.            Director
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData                                                                 Opportunities                        Threats

                                                                                   Positive Outlook for Electricity     Regulatory Obligations
        Key Competitors                                                            Demand
         Owensboro Municipal Utilities                                                                                  Market Volatility
                                                                                   Energy Conservation Programs
         Kentucky Utilities Company
         American Electric Power Company, Inc.
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
         NorthWestern Corporation
        Kentucky Power Company
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData


       Recent Developments

       Oct 01, 2012                  Kentucky PSC Opens Case To Look At Smart Grid And Smart Meters
       Jul 02, 2012                  Kentucky PSC Approves Energy Conservation Plan For Duke Kentucky
       Jan 03, 2012                  Duke Energy Ohio And Duke Energy Kentucky Successfully Integrates Into PJM
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................ 4
       Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................... 5
       Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies ................................................................................................................. 6
       Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. - Major Products and Services .............................................................................................................. 7
       Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. - History ................................................................................................................................................. 8
       Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................. 9
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. - Business Description......................................................................................................................... 10
       Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. - Corporate Strategy ............................................................................................................................ 11
       Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................................. 12
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. - Strengths ....................................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Synergy with Parent Company ................................................................................................................................. 12
             Strength - Business Model: Integrated Structure....................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Customer Portfolio .................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. - Weaknesses .................................................................................................................................. 12
             Weakness - Lack of Fuel Diversity ............................................................................................................................................ 12
          Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. - Opportunities ................................................................................................................................. 13
             Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Electricity Demand ............................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Energy Conservation Programs........................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Duke Energy's GoGreen Kentucky .......................
								
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