Duke Energy announces notice of redemption of all Junior Subordinated Debentures due Jan. 15, 2073
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 15, 2021
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Corporation today announced that it has issued a notice of redemption for all of its outstanding 5.125% Junior Subordinated Debentures due Jan. 15, 2073 (NYSE: DUKH) (CUSIP: 26441C303) ("the debentures") at a redemption price ("redemption price") of 100% of the principal amount thereof plus accrued and unpaid interest to but excluding October 7, 2021, the redemption date.
The redemption price for the debentures will be equal to $25 (the principal amount of each debenture) plus accrued and unpaid interest from July 15, 2021, to but excluding Oct. 7, 2021, in the amount per debenture of $0.2918402778. The total principal amount of the debentures is $500 million.
On the redemption date, provided that the trustee has received sufficient funds to complete the redemption, the debentures will become due and payable and interest will cease to accrue. The paying agent for the debentures is The Bank of New York Mellon, Attn: Corporate Trust Window, 111 Sanders Creek Parkway, East Syracuse, N.Y. 13057.
Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), a Fortune 150 company headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is one of America's largest energy holding companies. Its electric utilities serve 7.9 million customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky, and collectively own 51,000 megawatts of energy capacity. Its natural gas unit serves 1.6 million customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Ohio and Kentucky. The company employs 27,500 people.
Duke Energy is executing an aggressive clean energy strategy to create a smarter energy future for its customers and communities – with goals of at least a 50 percent carbon reduction by 2030 and net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The company is a top U.S. renewable energy provider, on track to own or purchase 16,000 megawatts of renewable energy capacity by 2025. The company also is investing in major electric grid upgrades and expanded battery storage, and exploring zero-emitting power generation technologies such as hydrogen and advanced nuclear.
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