Duke EnergyCorp. filed an automatic shelf registration for the potential saleof up to $395.4 million worth of securities.
The Sept. 23 filing covers the sale of 5 million commonshares under the company's direct stock purchase plan.
The company intends to use any sale proceeds for generalcorporate purposes.
Separately, Duke filed an automatic shelf registration forthe potential sale of an unspecified amount of securities from time to time.
The filing covers the sale of common shares and debtsecurities of Duke Energy, and debt securities of , ,Duke Energy IndianaLLC, Duke Energy OhioInc. and Duke EnergyProgress LLC.
Proceeds from any sale will be used for general corporatepurposes, including acquisitions, repayment of debt, redemption of outstandingsecurities, CapEx and working capital.