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2014-05-28 23:06:32

Group will present hands-on educational session on EMerge Alliance standards and NEC regulations for low-voltage DC lighting and power systems during the conference. San Ramon, California (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The EMerge Alliance – an open industry association leading the rapid adoption of safe direct-current (DC) power distribution standards for buildings and homes – today announced it will be showcasing a range of new member products in a low-voltage DC lighting demonstration and...

2014-05-28 16:22:26

READING, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance in its Pennsylvania Power (Penn Power) western Pennsylvania territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on almost 700 miles of FirstEnergy transmission lines located in the Penn Power area. The inspections...

2014-05-28 16:22:22

GREENSBURG, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance in its West Penn Power central and western Pennsylvania territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on more than 1,800 miles of FirstEnergy transmission lines located in the West Penn Power area. The inspections...

2014-05-28 16:22:20

READING, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance in its Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) western and central Pennsylvania territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on almost 2,500 miles of FirstEnergy transmission lines located in the Penelec area....

2014-05-28 16:22:17

READING, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance in its Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) eastern and south-central Pennsylvania territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on more than 1,300 miles of FirstEnergy transmission lines located in the Met-Ed area. The...

2014-05-28 16:22:14

FAIRMONT, W.Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance across its Mon Power area in north central West Virginia that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on nearly 2,100 miles of FirstEnergy transmission line circuits located in the Mon Power area. The inspections are...

2014-05-28 16:22:12

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electric demand, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed numerous projects and inspections across its 13-county service area that are intended to enhance service reliability. The work included upgrading transmission and substation equipment, upgrading circuits and modernizing distribution equipment, and trimming trees along nearly 1,500 miles of distribution and...

2014-05-28 12:23:20

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid (ADS) announced today the winners of its "Griddie" Awards for Excellence in Communications. The Griddie winners were honored at the National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid held on May 19-21 in Washington, DC. "Those of us in the smart grid and demand response community are knowledgeable about the technologies, policies, and potential for grid modernization. This...

2014-05-28 08:23:55

Recent UK research endorses use of IHDs with smart meters to engage consumers and save energy CAMBRIDGE, England, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Energy Options (geo) is pleased to announce the launch of its new in-home display (IHD), designed specifically to meet the technical requirements (P1) specified by the major Dutch energy grid operators. The launch is particularly timely in light of the Dutch Ministerial letter regarding the successful smart meter trial recently completed in the...

2014-05-27 12:24:20

Work Includes 1,300 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability TOLEDO, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its Northwestern Ohio service area to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Toledo Edison tree contractors have trimmed more than 500 circuit miles of electric distribution lines as part of its approximately $6 million vegetation...


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