Jim Rogers http://wfae.org en Lynn Good Named Duke CEO http://wfae.org/post/lynn-good-named-duke-ceo <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Duke Energy executive </span><a href="http://www.duke-energy.com/about-us/leaders/lynn-good.asp" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Lynn Good</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will replace long-time CEO Jim</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Rogers.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We knew Rogers would be leaving Duke. He's 65. </span>And, state regulators made him promise to retire this year as part of a settlement to end the investigation into that surprise CEO switch when Duke merged with Progress.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:06:19 +0000 Julie Rose 29621 at http://wfae.org Lynn Good Named Duke CEO Clean Energy Advocates Inundate Duke Energy Annual Meeting http://wfae.org/post/clean-energy-advocates-inundate-duke-energy-annual-meeting <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Duke Energy hosted its annual shareholder meeting in Uptown Thursday, one day before the company releases its first quarter earnings report. CEO Jim Rogers pronounced the company healthy and profitable, but the meeting was also a rare opportunity to berate the CEO.</span></p><p> Thu, 02 May 2013 23:24:50 +0000 Ben Bradford 26494 at http://wfae.org Clean Energy Advocates Inundate Duke Energy Annual Meeting Duke's 2012 Earnings Bolstered By Higher Rates http://wfae.org/post/dukes-2012-earnings-bolstered-higher-rates <p></p><p>Duke Energy reported modest earnings for 2012 of about $3 per share – but the number would have been much lower if Duke hadn't raised electric rates in the Carolinas by 7 percent last year. WFAE's Julie Rose reports on this classic case of conflicting interests – where pain for ratepayers means profit for investors:</p><p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 21:49:21 +0000 Julie Rose 21370 at http://wfae.org Duke's 2012 Earnings Bolstered By Higher Rates Duke CEO: Don't Fear The Fiscal Cliff http://wfae.org/post/duke-ceo-dont-fear-fiscal-cliff <p></p><p>The Charlotte business community gathered Monday for a diagnostic take on the U.S. economy from the city's top industries. Executives of Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Duke Energy, Nucor and Premier health care alliance offered a grim picture of slow growth and high unemployment.&nbsp;</p><p>If the U.S. economy had a life coach, every pep-talk these days would be along the lines of "Look pal, you gotta&nbsp;'Fake it 'til you make it.' Confidence breeds success.&nbsp; All this worry is bringing you down."</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 23:06:17 +0000 Julie Rose 17850 at http://wfae.org Duke CEO: Don't Fear The Fiscal Cliff Duke Settlement Restores 'Merger Of Equals' http://wfae.org/post/duke-settlement-restores-merger-equals <p></p><p>When North Carolina utility regulators meet Monday at 10 a.m., they're expected to approve a settlement that resolves their investigation into the sudden firing of Progress CEO Bill Johnson shortly after the company merged with Duke.</p><p>The settlement calls for Duke CEO Jim Rogers to resign by the end of next year. Critics say the utilities commission is wasting time on personality clashes and power struggles surrounding Duke's leadership switch at the expense of more substantive aspects of the merger that might impact customers.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 14:30:09 +0000 Julie Rose 16842 at http://wfae.org Duke Settlement Restores 'Merger Of Equals' Duke CEO To Retire In Settlement With Regulators http://wfae.org/post/duke-ceo-retire-settlement-regulators <p></p><p>Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers will step down sometime next year as part of a settlement announced late yesterday that would resolve an investigation of the company's merger with Progress Energy. Angry North Carolina utility regulators launched the investigation when Duke's &nbsp;board abruptly fired the man they'd promised would lead the merged company - Progress CEO Bill Johnson.</p><p>WFAE's Julie Rose joined Morning Edition Host Duncan McFadyen to sort through the settlement.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 12:49:04 +0000 Julie Rose 16776 at http://wfae.org Duke CEO To Retire In Settlement With Regulators Progress Boosts Duke Earnings, Challenges Ahead http://wfae.org/post/progress-boosts-duke-earnings-challenges-ahead <p></p><p>Duke Energy says earnings in the third quarter rose 26%, primarily because it was the first full quarter to include Progress Energy.&nbsp; That figure slightly exceeded analyst expectations, but questions remain about challenges Duke Energy faces going forward.</p><p>The list includes:</p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 21:55:51 +0000 Julie Rose 15465 at http://wfae.org Progress Boosts Duke Earnings, Challenges Ahead Progress Merger Boosts Duke Earnings, But Challenges Ahead http://wfae.org/post/progress-merger-boosts-duke-earnings-challenges-ahead <p></p><p></p><p>Duke Energy says earnings in the third quarter rose 26%, primarily because it was the first full quarter to include Progress Energy.&nbsp; That figure slightly exceeded analyst expectations, but questions remain about challenges Duke Energy faces going forward.</p><p>The list includes:</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 19:37:25 +0000 Julie Rose 15466 at http://wfae.org Progress Merger Boosts Duke Earnings, But Challenges Ahead Duke CEO Reassures Florida Regulators http://wfae.org/post/duke-ceo-reassures-florida-regulators <p>Duke CEO Jim Rogers again took questions from regulators today - this time in Florida, where the company now has a presence thanks to its merger with Progress Energy.<br> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 18:20:00 +0000 Julie Rose 2828 at http://wfae.org Duke CEO Reassures Florida Regulators