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2009-11-02 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's leading chain and multi-site businesses today named the winners of Edison Electric Institute's (EEI) 2009 National Key Accounts Customer Service Awards program. Ten electric utility companies and four utility representatives were recognized for their outstanding service in the areas that the chains believe to be critical -- Communication During Emergencies, Energy Efficiency Programs, and Overall Excellence. The winners of the 2009...

2009-10-29 09:17:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29 /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 44th Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference, at 10:30 a.m. EST at the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa, 3555 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood, Fla., on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 10:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m....

2009-10-27 09:31:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Progress Energy (NYSE: PGN) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Johnson will make a presentation to investors Tuesday, Nov. 3, at the 44th Annual Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference in Hollywood, Florida. His presentation will begin at approximately 9:45 a.m. ET. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO-c) A webcast of the live presentation and slide materials will be available at...

2009-10-21 10:07:00

DETROIT, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Declaring an urgent imperative to prepare for the use of electricity as a crucial transportation fuel in the future, the nation's electric utilities today collectively pledged to move forward aggressively to create the infrastructure to support the full-scale commercialization and deployment of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs). "Our industry acutely recognizes that now is the time to redouble our ongoing efforts to lay the groundwork for...

2009-06-25 17:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anthony F. "Tony" Earley Jr., chairman and CEO of Detroit-based DTE Energy, has been elected chairman of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the national association of shareholder-owned electric companies, international affiliates and industry associates worldwide. The announcement was made during EEI's annual meeting. The Institute's chairmanship rotates on an annual basis.   "Never before in the history of this industry have we been...

2009-06-24 12:56:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northeast Utilities and American Transmission Company have been named winners of the Edison Award by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) for the extraordinary achievements both companies have made this past year. The Edison Award recognizes U.S. and international electric companies for outstanding leadership, innovation and advancement of the electric industry. A panel of past electric company CEOs selects the award winners. This year's...

2009-06-01 10:54:00

AKRON, Ohio, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has been awarded the Edison Electric Institute's (EEI) 2009 Supplier Diversity Excellence Award. The award was presented Wednesday, May 27, during the EEI Supplier Diversity Conference and Awards Dinner in Phoenix, Arizona. This award, which was first given in 1985, was created to recognize EEI member companies for their excellence and outstanding achievements in advancing purchasing opportunities for small...

2009-03-13 14:11:00

Utility recognized for restoring more than 500,000 customers in just four days. WASHINGTON, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) has honored ComEd as recipient of the association's "Emergency Recovery Award." This year's award recognizes the Chicago-based utility's response following a series of severe August thunderstorms that left more than 500,000 customers without service in northern Illinois. The Aug. 4 storms produced three...

2009-03-11 17:40:00

WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Edison Electric Institute today honored Georgia Power as a winner of the association's "Emergency Recovery Award" for its restoration efforts after 30 tornados ravaged the company's service territory in the Spring of 2008, and as a winner of the "Emergency Assistance Award" for its effort in assisting fellow utility companies in restoring electric service after severe weather events across six states during the year. A particularly stormy...

2009-02-12 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The electric utility industry has set a course for transformation that answers and supports America's call for change, Edison Electric Institute President Tom Kuhn said today in his annual "state of the industry" speech to Wall Street analysts. Kuhn said the industry, by virtue of its central role in the economy, will be a key player in helping to address the most pressing issues facing the nation. "Our issues are at the center of the debates over economic...


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