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2011-04-01 10:10:00

ST. LOUIS, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced that Gregory L. Doody, Executive Vice President, Programming and Legal Affairs, has resigned to return to his restructuring advisory practice, Dumaine Advisors, LLC. Doody, who has worked with Charter since 2008, guided the Company through a successful financial restructuring in 2008 and 2009. He will remain with the company through a transition period. "I would like to thank Greg for his...

2011-03-10 12:22:00

HOUSTON, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiant announced today the addition of Christopher D. Heath who joins the company as Executive Vice President of Corporate Finance. Mr. Heath will be based in the company's Houston office. "We're glad to now have the financial acumen Chris brings to our organization, as well as someone who understands the oil and gas business; we're looking forward to having him lead our capital raising efforts. He is one of the most respected energy bankers...

2011-03-04 09:13:00

TAMPA, Fla., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequa Corporation, a diversified industrial company owned by The Carlyle Group, today announced the appointment of Thomas K. Churbuck to its Board of Directors. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110304/NY59394) Churbuck is a Managing Partner of AeroEquity LLC, a firm that invests in the aerospace, energy and defense sectors. "Tom's development and leadership of industrial companies and his many years of successful investments in the...

2010-12-02 22:12:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CNOOC Limited, a leading Chinese oil and gas exploration and production company, took top international billing at tonight's 12th annual Platts Global Energy Awards, the industry's most recognized awards program, winning both the sought-after Energy Company of the Year honors and the Energy Producer of the Year award. Nearly 600 energy industry executives from 18 countries walked the red carpet into Cipriani Wall Street, the site of the 2010...

2010-09-10 16:52:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday September 23rd at the Woodlands Resort & Conference Center, Woodlands, Texas 200 IT Leaders will convene for an afternoon with two-time presidential candidate, world renowned CEO and Author Steve Forbes for lessons in enterprise leadership. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100910/CG63046) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100910/CG63046) Chief Information Officers from Texas will gain insight into the man behind...

2010-03-03 15:02:00

Largest National/Grassroots Business-Focused Effort Approaching 2,500-Member Milestone; Shared Focus: Unleashing Job Creation, Economic Revitalization of Clean Energy and Climate Action. WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six well-known companies -- Avista, Calpine, Deutsche Bank Asset Management, PG&E, Recycled Energy Development and Warner Music Group -- are the latest to join the fast-growing ranks of the nonpartisan and nonprofit American Businesses for Clean Energy...

2010-02-25 10:00:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Storage & Power, LLC (ES&P) announced today that Robert "Bob" Kraft will become its president and chief executive officer, effective March 8, 2010. He replaces Stephen C. Byrd who left the company in January. ES&P is a joint venture between PSEG and Dr. Michael Nakhamkin. Dr. Nakhamkin is ES&P's chief technology officer and the world's leading compressed air energy storage (CAES) technology expert. He holds patents for...

2009-10-30 10:42:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an agreement with Geysers Power Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Calpine Corporation, to increase and extend the utility's purchases of renewable geothermal power. PG&E currently has two power purchase agreements with Geysers totaling about 375 megawatts (MW) per year, with enough renewable energy to meet the needs of more than 450,000 average homes. Those agreements expire between...

2009-06-01 15:17:00

Purchase will replace output previously obtained from purchased power agreement with RockGen Facility MADISON, Wis., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL), a subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT), closed on the purchase of the Neenah Energy Facility, an existing 300 megawatt, simple cycle, natural gas-fired electric generating facility located in the Town of Neenah, Wisconsin. This purchase will replace the output previously obtained through...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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