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2014-04-10 16:21:37

Public Power CEO Sue Kelly Testifies at Senate Hearing WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Electric utilities have been focused on improving the safety and reliability of the complex and dynamic electric grid for years, testified Sue Kelly, president and CEO of the American Public Power Association (Public Power) at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing today. Kelly testified on behalf of investor-owned, cooperatively owned, and publicly owned...

2014-04-03 16:20:59

The Alliance for Solar Choice Comments on New Report SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report released this week by Integrity Florida, and funded by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Florida's electric utilities exert power over state politics at a level surpassed only by their monopoly control over electricity itself. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130828/SF71040LOGO "Power Play: Political Influence of Florida's top energy...

2014-03-04 12:28:49

ST. LOUIS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six electric cooperatives in Florida, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Texas have announced plans to deploy power-line communications systems from Aclara Technologies LLC, a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure technologies for water, gas and electric utilities and part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100921/CG68648LOGO Glades Electric Cooperative...

2014-01-29 12:22:56

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Aclara Technologies LLC announced that six rural electric cooperatives, comprising nearly 64,000 end points, signed agreements to use its industry leading eTWACS advanced metering infrastructure technology. In addition, one investor-owned utility has signed an agreement to use Aclara's Asset Data Management solution as a repository to track nearly four million new and existing end points. Aclara is part of the Utility Solutions Group of...

2013-12-11 20:20:02

Working towards a Japanese ADR standardTokyo, Dec 12, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Waseda University and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), have set up a new set of servers at their EMS Shinjuku Demonstration Center to handle DR signals over networks such as the internet. This will contribute to development of communication standards which are crucial to expanding aggregator operations and linking electricity utilities, aggregators and consumers with...

2013-10-14 12:21:46

Ahead Of Winter Bill Spike, Cub Releases Free Guide On Money-Saving Programs CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weather extremes help rank Illinois among the nation's top household energy guzzlers, but money-saving programs could allow families to cut their electric and natural gas bills by $36.7 million a year, according to a Citizens Utility Board (CUB) report released Monday. "Energy Efficiency Potential in the Land of Lincoln" reports that in the face of significant...

2013-07-23 08:24:54

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While many electric utility companies provide programs to help their customers manage their energy costs, a large percentage of their customers are not aware of the programs available to them, according to the J.D. Power 2013 Consumer Engagement Study(SM) released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130605/LA26502LOGO) The inaugural study measures the level of residential customers' engagement with their electric...

2013-06-10 12:22:07

ST. LOUIS, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aclara Technologies LLC, a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure technologies for water, gas, and electric utilities and part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE), today announces Aclara Consumer Engagement for Water at the American Water Works Association's (AWWA) Annual Conference and Exposition in Denver. The Aclara Consumer Engagement for Water is a turnkey solution designed to help water utilities cost...

2013-05-30 08:22:46

MELBOURNE, Fla., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goldfield Corporation (NYSE MKT: GV) today released the comments to be made later today by Mr. John H. Sottile, President and Chief Executive Officer, at The Goldfield Corporation's annual meeting of stockholders. The Goldfield Corporation headquartered in Florida, through its subsidiary, Southeast Power Corporation, is a leading provider of construction services to electric utilities, with operations primarily in the southeastern,...

2013-04-18 12:23:00

U.S. Senate passes resolution in honor of contribution and sacrifice of linemen ATLANTA, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is joining with other electric utilities and customers across the state to say "thank you" to Georgia linemen on this first-ever National Lineman Appreciation Day. The term linemen is used to identify men and women who work with thousands of volts of electricity atop power poles and lines to deliver customers safe, affordable, reliable power....