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2010-09-15 15:14:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) and E.ON U.S. LLC have reached a settlement with two parties who had raised issues related to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval of PPL's acquisition of E.ON U.S. PPL announced in April a definitive agreement with E.ON A.G. to acquire E.ON U.S. LLC, the parent company of Kentucky's two major utilities, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company. The companies serve about 1.2...

2010-09-13 03:00:00

Vienna, Va., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- OCAS announced today that an innovative early-warning alert system for aircraft is fully operational on the Ohio River about 30 miles upriver from Louisville, near Madison, Indiana. It's associated with the construction of a new 345 Kv transmission line for Louisville Gas & Electric Company (LG&E) that spans the Ohio River near LG&E's Trimble County Generating facility. Towers on either end of this river crossing are more than 430 feet...

2010-09-02 09:29:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced Thursday (9/2) that it has reached a settlement agreement with all the intervening parties in its Kentucky application to acquire E.ON U.S., the parent company of Louisville Gas and Electric Co. and Kentucky Utilities. "We are very pleased to reach this agreement, which is a significant step forward in our efforts to close this transaction by the end of this year," said James H. Miller, chairman,...

2010-04-28 17:15:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) and E.ON AG today announced a definitive agreement under which PPL will acquire E.ON U.S. LLC, the parent company of Kentucky's two major utilities, Louisville Gas & Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company. These high-performing utilities serve 1.2 million customers, principally in Kentucky. PPL is acquiring E.ON U.S. for $7.625 billion and will receive tax benefits with a present value of about...

2010-04-21 09:45:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- E.ON has placed an order with Siemens Energy for the supply of 87 2.3-MW SWT-2.3-101 wind turbines for the Papalote Creek II wind power plant in San Patricio County, Texas. With a total installed rated capacity of more than 200 megawatts (MW), the Papalote Creek II wind farm is expected to provide clean power to approximately 60,000 households. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070904/SIEMENSLOGO ) "With this new project, E.ON and...

2009-11-24 06:06:00

LONDON, November 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Payzone in conjunction with E.ON and npower, are offering their customers the chance to share in a GBP10,000 free energy* prize fund this winter by paying for gas and / or electricity at 14,000 participating Payzone outlets across the UK**. Starting from 1 December 2009 and running for ten weeks until 8 February 2010, E.ON and npower customers who top up their gas and electricity prepayment cards / keys, pay bills, or make budget payments at...

2009-10-01 05:00:00

781.5 MW project spans nearly 100,000 acres CHICAGO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, E.ON Climate and Renewables (EC&R) announced the completion of the world's largest wind farm near Roscoe, Texas. The Roscoe wind complex has an installed capacity of 781.5 megawatts (MW), generating enough electricity to power more than 230,000 homes. "Completing the world's biggest wind farm took more than a billion dollar investment, coordination with more than 300 landowners and...

2009-09-15 05:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) today announced the completion of its 2009 landmark 776 million-kilowatt-hour purchase of renewable energy credits (RECs) from wind farms. The RECs are equal to 100 percent of the Company's electricity use in its North American locations, and nearly 90 percent of this year's purchase is helping to fund E.ON Climate & Renewables' (EC&R) recently-completed Texas-based Panther Creek wind farm. "Whole...

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2009-08-05 09:40:00

A 1930s house built in 2008 is about to undergo the first of three energy efficiency upgrades which will ultimately convert an energy inefficient house into a zero carbon home designed to meet the Government's 2016 CO² targets for all new housing. The results of this research will be relevant to millions of householders across the UK.The University of Nottingham had to seek special planning permission to build the house to 1930s specification. Over the next two weeks it...

2009-07-08 09:20:24

French energy giant GDF Suez said it would appeal a $770 million European Commission fine imposed for anti-competitive practices. The commission fined GDF Suez and German energy firm E.On $770 each on Wednesday for a secret agreement made in 1975 in which they agreed not compete across national boundaries, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported Wednesday. The collusion canceled their customers' chances of reduced prices that would have resulted in a competitive environment, the commission...


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