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2011-04-25 12:00:00

JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading national business customers have selected Florida Power & Light Company as one of three utilities in the country to receive the Edison Electric Institute (EEI)'s 2011 National Key Account Award for Outstanding Customer Service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110301/FL56993LOGO ) More than 700 of the nation's leading chain and multi-site businesses, including well-known brands such as Best Buy, HealthSouth, Staples,...

2011-04-06 13:10:00

SPOKANE, Wash., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ann Carey, Avista's national key account executive, has been recognized by leading chain store and multi-site companies for her exceptional customer service. Carey was one of only three utility account executives nationwide to receive the national customer service award, which was presented to her at the recent 2011 Edison Electric Institute (EEI) National Key Accounts Workshop in Atlanta. EEI is the association of U.S. shareholder-owned...

2011-03-03 10:17:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) was recognized by the Edison Electric Institute for the 13th consecutive year with its national storm restoration award on Wednesday. This award recognizes Entergy's work in restoring power following a wide-ranging snowstorm that struck the southeastern region of the country in December 2009. Entergy received an EEI Emergency Assistance Award for helping restore service to customers of American Electric Power Co.,...

2011-03-02 11:15:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute today honored Dominion Virginia Power (Dominion) with the association's "Emergency Recovery Award" for outstanding efforts in restoring electric service following two heavy snowstorms that struck within just four days. The award is presented annually to U.S. and foreign-based member companies to recognize outstanding efforts in restoring electric service that has been disrupted by severe weather conditions...

2011-03-02 11:15:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute today honored Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for outstanding power restoration efforts following devastating winter storms that swept through the utility's service territory in January 2010. The association's "Emergency Recovery Award" award is presented annually to U.S. and foreign-based member companies that faced untoward circumstances caused by extraordinary events and put forth an...

2011-02-14 10:30:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. electric utility industry faces an "unprecedented convergence of new federal environmental rules - unprecedented in scope of change and compression of deadlines," Progress Energy Chairman, President and CEO Bill Johnson told utility regulators Monday in Washington. And the "current fragmented approach, coupled with rapid-compliance deadlines, is a recipe for inefficiency, system reliability challenges and unnecessarily high cost." (Logo:...

2010-11-12 14:35:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rick Tempchin, who has been a leading figure in electric utility energy efficiency, customer service and public policy circles for many years, has been named Executive Director of the Edison Electric Institute's Retail Energy Services Division, EEI President Tom Kuhn announced today. "At a time when raising our efforts around efficiency, electric transportation, consumer issues and regulatory policy to the next level is so important, I...

2010-10-30 13:39:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thomas R Voss, president and chief executive officer, and Martin J. Lyons, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial officer, both of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will present at the 45th Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 2. The presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 10:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. PDT via a link in the Investors section of Ameren's Web site, http://www.ameren.com. The Webcast...


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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