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2014-07-31 08:25:36

Line would improve reliability and lower costs for millions of electricity users in Mid-Atlantic region ALLENTOWN, Pa., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced Thursday (7/31) that its Pennsylvania utility, PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, is proposing to build a major new regional transmission line that would make electric service more reliable and enhance the security of the electric grid while reducing the cost of electricity for consumers....

2014-07-30 16:23:56

FAIRMONT, W.Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction is underway on a new FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) transmission substation in Doddridge County, West Virginia, to support the electric demands of the area's rapidly expanding Marcellus Shale gas industry and help enhance service reliability for Mon Power's customers in Doddridge and neighboring counties. As part of the construction process, crews recently completed the foundation work and erected steel structures at the new...

2014-07-30 16:23:53

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment and help prevent tree-related outages, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) forestry contractors trimmed trees in more than 60 communities in July. Under the guidance of JCP&L's foresters, tree contractors have trimmed about 2,000 miles of electric lines in northern and central New Jersey year-to-date, with an additional 1,500 miles expected to be completed by year end....

2014-07-25 12:22:39

SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While providing reliable power for San Diego and Southern Orange County residents each and every day, San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) number one priority is the safety of the public. This unwavering focus on safety is crucial because the utility provides gas and electricity, powerful commodities that energize the community but also must be treated with caution and respect. This emphasis on safety is especially important as the weather warms...

2014-07-25 08:22:27

-- Second-quarter 2014 GAAP and operating earnings $0.80 per share COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWERPreliminary, unaudited results Second-quarter ended Year-to-date ended June June 30 30...

2014-07-24 12:23:19

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom has been awarded a contract worth approximately $30 million to supply a new 300 MVAr, 230 kV Static VAR Compensator (SVC)(([1])) system with long-term warranty for FirstEnergy Corporation's Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) unit. Alstom will design, manufacture, construct, install, test and commission the new SVC, to be located in West Wharton, New Jersey. The device will regulate transmission voltage to maintain and enhance...

2014-07-22 12:24:02

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co. (NYSE: AEP) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 50 cents a share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable Sept. 10, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Aug. 8, 2014, and is the company's 417th consecutive quarterly common stock cash dividend. AEP has paid a cash dividend on its common stock every quarter since July 1910. American Electric Power is one...

2014-07-18 12:22:24

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed a $15 million transmission substation expansion project in Eatontown to enhance customer service reliability and help meet the growing demand for electricity in Monmouth County. The work is part of JCP&L's previously announced plans to invest $251 million in 2014 on service reliability enhancements and other work, including its "Energizing the Future" transmission...

2014-07-17 12:33:54

ALBANY, New York, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Smart Grid (Advanced Metering Infrastructure, Distribution Automation, Software and Hardware, Communication Technologies, Transmission Upgrades, and Cyber Security) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," global smart grid market was valued at USD 37.7 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach 118.1...

2014-07-17 12:23:53

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a quarterly earnings conference call with financial analysts for 9 a.m. EDT Friday, July 25. The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast will include audio of the call as well as visuals of charts and graphics referred to by AEP management during the call. The call will be archived on http://www.aep.com/webcasts for use by those unable to...


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