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Duke Energy May Sell International Business

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Duke Energy says it’s considering the sale of all or some of its international energy business segment.

Based in Houston, Duke Energy International owns power plants in Central and South America.

Duke says preparations for any sale are at a preliminary stage and no binding or non-binding offers have been requested or submitted.

An update from management is expected Feb. 18 during the regularly scheduled earnings call.

Duke Energy International’s facilities include about 4,400 MW of capacity in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala and Peru.  Two-thirds of the company’s portfolio is hydro and about half are in Brazil.