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2014-02-11 12:22:15

Company Increases Spend to Focus on Infrastructure Projects Designed to Help Reduce Number and Duration of Outages MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Having spent more than $2 billion in capital improvements since 2001, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to spend an additional $251 million in 2014 to further expand and strengthen its infrastructure to enhance and maintain service reliability throughout its 13 county service area. This represents about a $50...

2013-09-16 16:21:08

As Part of National Farm Safety & Health Week, PG&E Urges Workers to Always Use Caution around Electric and Gas Lines to Avoid Serious Accidents SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges farm workers to practice safe behavior when working and operating equipment around electric and gas lines as part of National Farm and Safety Health Week, which runs from September 15-21. Overhead power lines and underground gas and electric lines often...

2013-07-29 16:20:11

DUBLIN, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9qz9cr/traction) has announced the addition of the "Traction Transformer Market: Global Revenue & Unit Shipments" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9qz9cr/traction ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The traction transformer is divided into three major segments based on type, namely, tap...

2013-04-26 12:21:18

DUBLIN, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets announces the addition of "Global Traction Transformer Market, By Type, Rolling Stock, Voltage Network & Geography (2013-2018)" to its catalogue.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Electric traction is a highly advantageous substitute to conventional fossil fuel-based traction systems. The traction transformer is an integral part of the electric traction system. Traction...

2013-01-24 08:22:33

DALLAS, January 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Global Traction Transformer Market, By Type (Tap Changing, Tapped & Rectifier), Rolling Stock (Locomotive, High Speed, Emus & Trams), Voltage Network (AC & DC) & Geography (2013-2018)", published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the total market is expected to reach $ 1.69 billion by 2018, at a CAGR of 7.52%. Browse 92 market data tables with 32...

2012-10-11 04:01:49

VAHLE, the pioneer of the electrical conductor bar industry, is celebrating 100 years of innovation and manufacturing excellence. Founded in Germany by Paul and Helene Vahle, VAHLE is recognized worldwide for its cutting-edge, high quality electrification systems. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 VAHLE, the pioneer of the electrical conductor bar industry, is celebrating 100 years of innovation and manufacturing excellence. Founded in Germany by Paul and Helene Vahle, VAHLE is...

2012-09-14 14:22:23

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- During National Farm Safety & Health Week from September 16-22, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges farm workers to practice safe behavior when working and operating equipment around electric and gas lines. Overhead power lines and underground gas and electric lines often share space with farms and orchards. Serious and even fatal accidents can occur when workers and the equipment they operate make contact with these...

2012-07-31 06:21:09

ATLANTA, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens (NYSE: SI) announced today it has received a multi-million dollar order from Ansaldo Honolulu JV to electrify the track for the new Honolulu rail transit system. The rail system is the first for the state and is scheduled to be completed in 2019. It will span 20 miles (32 kilometers) from East Kapolei to Ala Moana Center with 21 stations along the route, including Pearl Harbor and the Honolulu Airport. Siemens will supply 14 traction power DC...

2012-07-30 10:22:05

NEWARK, N.J., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking, first-of-a-kind locomotive made its long-anticipated debut in New Jersey recently thanks to the assistance of STV, a leading transportation engineering firm, enabling NJ TRANSIT to take advantage of a locomotive that not only conserves fuel and reduces emissions and noise, but also increases operational flexibility across both electrified and non-electrified territories. (Photo:...

2012-05-24 02:21:32

ATLANTA, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens (NYSE: SI) today announced that it has been awarded a $73 million contract to build 18 of its S70 light rail vehicles for TriMet in Portland, Ore. The vehicles will be manufactured from start to finish at Siemens' rail vehicle manufacturing plant in Sacramento, Calif., a facility powered almost entirely by two megawatts of solar energy. The first new rail cars are expected to be delivered in August 2014. (Photo:...