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2014-08-20 16:22:04

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Penn Power crews have replaced about 115 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. This year, Penn Power will inspect almost 11,000 of its 128,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from vehicle or other accidents. All wood poles throughout the six-county Penn Power service territory are inspected on a 12-year cycle....

2014-08-20 16:22:02

READING, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) crews have replaced or repaired nearly 600 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Penelec, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, expects to inspect more than 41,100 of its 493,339 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden...

2014-08-19 16:25:57

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Asset Management and Condition Monitoringhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2049265/Asset-Management-and-Condition-Monitoring.htmlGrid Sensors and Software Solutions for Transmission and Distribution Networks: Global Market Analysis and ForecastsAsset management for most utilities today is handled with what is commonly called a run-to-fail strategy. Particularly in the distribution network,...

2014-08-14 16:22:54

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed a $2 million substation upgrade in Wrightstown to enhance customer service reliability and help meet the growing demand for electricity in Burlington County. The upgrade included installing two five ton, 230 kilovolt (kV) circuit breakers and connecting them to existing substation equipment. The new circuit breakers provide greater operational flexibility and resiliency for the...

2014-08-14 16:22:39

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Hydro One Inc. today released its 2014 second quarter results with net income for the quarter of $115 million and revenues of $1,566 million. "In July, Hydro One's acquisition of Norfolk Power received Ontario Energy Board approval. We are pleased to be welcoming new customers and new employees to our Company," said Carmine Marcello, President and CEO, Hydro One. "We are committed to delivering great service for Norfolk Power's customers and we remain...

2014-08-14 12:22:32

GREENSBURG, Pa., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, West Penn Power crews have replaced or repaired about 340 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, West Penn Power expects to inspect more than 54,000 of its 491,000 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden distribution pole typically is expected to last more than 50...

2014-08-13 23:04:56

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Smart Grid Market-Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Smart grid market, particularly on distribution level holds great significance on the overall energy landscape. As digital-age economies grow, the need for smart meters and smart grid network infrastructure lays deep emphasis on the energy efficiency, transmission and...

2014-08-13 12:30:09

BURNABY, British Columbia, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci Research [http://www.techsciresearch.com ] recently announces its publication 'Brazil Power & Distribution Transformers Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019' (http://www.techsciresearch.com/2883) Growing current electricity demand and the need to widen access to electricity, transmission expansion continues to be of prime priority for the Brazilian government. Moreover, the accelerated...

2014-08-06 08:24:52

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of a panel presentation featuring Robert P. Powers, executive vice president and chief operating officer, at the Goldman Sachs Power, Utilities, MLP and Pipeline Conference Aug. 12 in New York. The presentation, titled "Where, Why and How to Invest Capital in Power," is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. EDT and can be accessed through the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts....

2014-08-04 23:06:32

MarketOptimizer.org adds “South Africa Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2014 – Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape” to its store. Inquire before buying at http://www.marketoptimizer.org/contacts/inquire-before-buying?rname=9085. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 This report elaborates South Africa’s power market structure and provides historical and forecast numbers for generation, capacity and consumption up to 2030. Detailed analysis of South Africa...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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