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2014-10-31 16:22:07

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSEG Long Island is monitoring the forecast for a weekend storm that is expected to bring rain and strong winds Saturday into Sunday evening. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140424/78314 In preparation for the upcoming weather, PSEG Long Island is performing system checks on critical transmission & distribution equipment and performing logistics checks to ensure the availability of critical materials, fuel and other supplies. PSEG Long...

2014-10-30 16:23:19

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its efforts to help support Ohio's growing shale gas industry, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) recently completed a new 3.5 mile, 138 kilovolt (kV) transmission line in its Ohio Edison territory to serve a Pennant Midstream natural gas processing facility in Springfield Township in Mahoning County. The nearly $3 million project replaces temporary equipment installed earlier and allows for future expansion at the facility. The plant...

2014-10-30 08:25:07

Knowing both overhead and underground hazards key to working safely JACKSON, Mich., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Michigan contractors and excavators work to finish projects before the busy construction season ends, Consumers Energy is reminding crews to keep electric safety at the forefront. Michigan's rebounding economy is creating more construction vehicle traffic across the state, but also increases the risk of large equipment striking overhead electric lines or buried underground...

2014-10-28 16:23:29

New Infrastructure Investment Will Provide Enhanced Reliability and Resiliency for Central Valley Customers FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today unveiled its new, state-of-the-art, $28.5 million electric distribution control center in Fresno. The Fresno facility is the first of three new control centers - other locations will be Concord and Rocklin - that will manage PG&E's more than the 140,000 miles of electric...

2014-10-28 08:25:45

Deployment Brings Increased Grid Reliability and New Jobs to the State of Florida CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery, today announces an agreement with Florida Power & Light (FPL) for S&C's TripSaver(®) II Cutout-Mounted Reclosers to be installed throughout the utility's system to reduce momentary outages for its 4.7 million customers. As part of its commitment to Florida, S&C will...

2014-10-24 12:23:41

Reliable Power Key to Locating 1.65 Million Square-Foot Facility in Toledo Area TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has finished construction of a new $1.2 million, 138 kilovolt (kV) transmission line to service Home Depot's new distribution warehouse in Troy Township in Wood County. The new 1.65-million square foot facility will be used primarily for online order fulfillment. "The new transmission line is a...

2014-10-24 08:22:54

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trick or treat is coming soon - the time when little ghosts, goblins and, most likely, Princesses Anna and Elsa run door-to-door, excitedly collecting treats from their neighbors. FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) utilities would like to remind all participants in this honored and fun tradition - from hosts and parents to ghosts and goblins - and motorists - to include safety as part of their plans before the big night arrives. Plan to limit your...

2014-10-23 08:26:03

- Third-quarter 2014 GAAP and operating earnings $1.01 per share COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER Preliminary, unaudited results Third-quarter ended Sept. Year-to-date ended Sept....

2014-10-22 12:24:04

FERC Chairman LaFleur, PJM's Boston offer insights on shaping the resource mix VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The impacts of the world's largest and fastest fuel switch, evolving federal policies and the increasing use of non-traditional generation are driving the industry to recognize the greater need for resource diversity said PJM Interconnection President and CEO Terry Boston. He was joined by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Cheryl LaFleur, who...

2014-10-21 08:26:38

Ergon Energy will use storage for peak shaving and voltage support in remote areas CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery, today announces it was awarded a contract by Ergon Energy, an Australian utility, to provide 20 S&C PureWave(®) Community Energy Storage Systems for the utility's Grid Utility Support Systems (GUSS). The storage systems will be used to improve the power reliability and...


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