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									                    Duquesne Light Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDPE78548SA                                                                                          Publication Date: APR 2012

          411 Seventh Avenue (6-1)                           Phone             +1 412 3937100                   Revenue         NA
          Pittsburgh, PA                                     Fax                                                Net Profit      NA
          15219                                              Website           www.duquesnelight.com            Employees       1,400 (Estimated)
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry        Power Energy

       Company Overview
       Duquesne Light Company (Duquesne Light) is a US-based utility company. The company is a subsidiary of Duquesne Light
       Holdings Inc. It engages in the transmission and distribution of electric energy. Duquesne provides electric energy to a variety of
       customers, including other utilities and 580,000 direct customers in southwestern Pennsylvania. The company owns 123
       transmission substations and 478 distribution substations. It also owns 26 substations that comprise both transmission and
       distribution assets, and comprises of 45,000 miles of overhead power lines. Duquesne Light service area covers more than 817
       square miles in Allegheny and Beaver counties.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Duquesne Light Company, SWOT Analysis
         Richard Riazzi                    Chief Executive Officer                 Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Maureen L. Hogel                  Chief Operating Officer
                                                                                   Major Electric Distributor           Unplanned Outages
         Darrin K. Duda                    Manager
                                                                                   Collaboration with Other
         Mark L. Sprock                    Manager                       of
                                                                                   Utilities
                                           Communications
         Gary Jack                         General               Counsel,
                                           Assistant                               Opportunities                        Threats
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData                                                                 Raising Demand for Electricity       Legal and Political Framework

                                                                                   Energy Conservation Programs Risk of Theft of Electricity
        Key Competitors
         UGI Corporation
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
         Pike County Light & Power Co
         PECO Energy Company
         Allegheny Energy, Inc.
        FirstEnergy Corp.
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData


       Recent Developments

       Dec 22, 2011                  FirstEnergy Solutions' Electric Savings Offer For Residential Customers Of Duquesne Light To End On
                                     December 31, 2011
       Nov 29, 2011                  EnerNOC Announces Its Selection By Duquesne Light To Provide 40 MW Demand Response Resource
       Sep 12, 2011                  Comverge Announces Its Selection By Duquesne Light To Optimize Summer Peak Energy Usage By
                                     Residential And Commercial Customers
       Aug 16, 2011                  Stream Energy Expands Into Duquesne Service Area Of Pennsylvania
       Jun 09, 2011                  Electric Companies And Electric Grid Managers Highlight Reliability For Summer Months: Pennsylvania
                                     PUC
       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
       Duquesne Light Company - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................... 4
       Duquesne Light Company - Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 5
       Duquesne Light Company - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................................... 6
       Duquesne Light Company - Major Products and Services ................................................................................................................. 7
       Duquesne Light Company - History.................................................................................................................................................... 8
       Duquesne Light Company - Locations And Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................... 9
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ....................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Duquesne Light Company - Business Description ........................................................................................................................... 10
       Duquesne Light Company - Corporate Strategy............................................................................................................................... 11
       Duquesne Light Company - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................................... 12
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Duquesne Light Company - Strengths .......................................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Major Electric Distributor........................................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Collaboration with Other Utilities............................................................................................................................... 12
          Duquesne Light Company - Weaknesses ..................................................................................................................................... 12
             Weakness - Unplanned Outages .............................................................................................................................................. 12
          Duquesne Light Company - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................... 12
             Opportunity - Raising Demand for Electricity............................................................................................................................. 12
             Opportunity - Energy Conservation Programs........................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Infrastructure Development ................................................................................................................................. 13
          Duquesne Light Company - Threats ............................................................................................................................................. 13
             Threat - Legal and Political Framework ..................................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Risk of Theft of Electricity ............................................................................................................................................ 13
             Threat - Legal Proceedings ....................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Duquesne Light Company - Key Competitors .................................................................................................................................. 14
       Section 3 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 15
          Duquesne Light Company, Recent Developments ....................................................................................................................... 15
             Dec 22, 2011: FirstEnergy Solutions' Electric Savings Offer For Reside
								
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