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2014-09-22 08:22:53

ARNHEM, the Netherlands, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Growing number of offshore wind farms being built farther from shore increase need for reliable measures for the use of HVDC transmission systems - DNV GL's new recommended practice on technology qualification of offshore HVDC technologies provides a means for managing technology risks and facilitating a faster, more efficient and more reliable deployment of...

2014-09-17 12:22:09

Crews Proactively Removing Dead and Dying Ash Trees to Help Prevent Outages GREENSBURG, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help prevent service interruptions and enhance system reliability, West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is continuing a special program to remove ash trees damaged by the emerald ash borer near power lines. To date, more than 3,000 ash trees have been removed, with an additional 1,500 ash trees expected to be removed by year end. For 2014,...

2014-09-16 12:23:48

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today declared an unchanged quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable December 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 7, 2014. FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's...

2014-09-15 23:04:08

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Electric Power Transmission and Distribution Equipment markets. Global market for Electric Power Transmission and Distribution Equipment is forecast to reach $171 billion by 2020, driven by spiraling consumption of electricity, equally robust electric power production, and rising investments in grid expansion. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Electric power transmission and distribution...

2014-09-12 23:07:12

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Portugal Power Market Outlook to 2030 – Business Propensity Indicator (BPI), Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 This report gives detailed information on the Portugal power market. It examines the country’s power market structure and provides historical and forecast numbers for generation, capacity and consumption up to 2030. Detailed analysis of the market’s regulatory structure,...

2014-09-12 12:21:57

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is enhancing electrical service reliability for nearly 6,000 Morris County, New Jersey, customers through new technology installed as part of a Department of Energy Smart Grid program. These improvements are expected to reduce both the numbers of customers affected and length of service interruptions by up to 30 percent. Under the program, JCP&L has installed 15 advanced recloser...

2014-09-12 12:21:54

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of a panel presentation including Brian X. Tierney, executive vice president and chief financial officer, at the Wolfe Research Power & Gas Leaders Conference in New York on Sept. 18. The presentation, titled "Transmission and Beyond," is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. EDT and can be accessed through the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast also will be...

2014-09-12 08:22:34

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After working in a field on a neighbor's farm, Jim Flach parked his equipment and stepped out of the vehicle. Flach received a severe electric shock that ultimately resulted in his death a few months later. His equipment was unknowingly touching an overhead power line, and he became a path to ground for an electrical current as he set his foot onto the ground. Safe Electricity urges farmers and agricultural workers to take precautions around...

2014-09-10 23:00:43

MarketOptimizer.org adds “India Power Market Outlook to 2030 – Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape” to its store. This report elaborates India’s power market structure and provides historical and forecast numbers for generation, capacity and consumption up to 2030. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The report “India Power Market Outlook to 2030 – Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape” elaborates India’s power market structure and...

2014-09-10 12:22:37

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of a panel presentation including Robert P. Powers, executive vice president and chief operating officer, at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Power and Gas Leaders Conference in Boston on Sept. 16. The presentation, titled "Electric Utility Outlook," is scheduled for 8 a.m. EDT and can be accessed through the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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