SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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|Registrant, State of Incorporation or Organization,
Address of Principal Executive Offices, and Telephone Number
|IRS Employer |
550 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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SECURITIES REGISTERED PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OF THE ACT:
|Title of each class||Trading
|Name of each exchange on which registered|
|, each representing a 1/1,000th interest in a share of 5.75% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock, par value $0.001 per share|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 17, 2021, Duke Energy Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release responding to the announcement made by Elliott Investment Management on May 17, 2021. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. The information in Exhibit 99.1 is being furnished pursuant to this Item 7.01. In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release, dated May 17, 2021 (furnished pursuant to Item 7.01)
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Data File (the cover page XBRL tags are embedded in the Inline XBRL document).
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION|
|Date: May 19, 2021||By:||/s/ DAVID S. MALTZ|
|David S. Maltz|
|Vice President, Legal, Chief Governance Officer and Assistant Corporate Secretary|