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2008-12-19 11:48:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a new administration transitions into the White House and Congress gears up to move an economic recovery package early next year, energy and environmental groups today issued a set of recommendations to boost the nation's energy efficiency, create green jobs, and save energy and money. The groups urged Congress to incorporate many of the proposals into legislation to be considered in early 2009. The Alliance to Save Energy, Edison Electric...

2008-11-06 15:00:23

EVANSVILLE, Ind., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vectren Corporation today announced that it will present at the Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, November 11, 2008. Members of senior management will provide an overview of the company's utility and energy-related businesses and its key strategies for growth. A live webcast of the company's presentation and accompanying slides will be available on Vectren's website,...

2008-11-06 11:17:51

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Progress Energy Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Johnson will make a presentation to investors Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the 43rd Annual Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. His presentation will begin at approximately 11:45 a.m. EST (9:45 a.m. MST). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020923/CHM008LOGO-c ) A webcast of the live presentation and slide materials will be available at...

2008-11-04 09:00:23

Edison International (NYSE:EIX): WHAT: Theodore F. Craver, Jr., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Edison International, will speak at the 43rd EEI Financial Conference WHEN: Tuesday, November 11, 2008, starting at 8:15 a.m. Mountain Standard Time (10:15 a.m. Eastern Standard Time/7:15 a.m. Pacific Standard Time) WHO: Theodore F. Craver, Jr. Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer Edison International WEBCAST: Edison International corporate...

2008-11-03 09:00:33

In connection with the Edison Electric Institute's upcoming Financial Conference in Phoenix, AZ, Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) will webcast its presentation to the financial community on Tuesday morning, November 11, at 10:30 a.m. Mountain Time. Interested investors can access a live audio webcast of the presentation and view slide materials at http://www.xcelenergy.com then click on: Investor Information. A replay of the presentation will be available and archived on our website. Xcel...

2008-10-02 00:00:20

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Jim Owen, +1-202-256-8447, for The Edison Electric Institute WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We're extremely encouraged by the Senate's vote, and it's absolutely critical that the House quickly follows suit. We know this is an exceptionally difficult vote, and we appreciate the Senate's leadership. "This bipartisan legislation is essential to easing the credit crunch that is hurting consumers and businesses alike. Electric utilities rely...

2008-06-16 12:00:57

APS received the electric utility industry's highest honor this morning for developing a landmark system that monitors major transformers in near-real-time. The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) presented APS with its Edison Award, which honors U.S. and international electric companies for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the power industry. The announcement was made at the EEI's annual conference in Toronto. The Edison Award, in its 81st year, usually acknowledges one U.S....

2006-07-21 11:57:28

By Eileen O'Grady HOUSTON (Reuters) - Power outages that left more than 1.5 million customers without lights this week have fired up criticism that U.S. utilities aren't investing enough to fortify electrical lines against wind, lightning and falling trees. Blackouts in the Midwest and the mid-Atlantic states left neighborhoods without power just as a heat wave settled across most of the country, giving the electricity industry a public relations headache. Utilities blamed violent...

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