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2014-05-28 16:22:14

FAIRMONT, W.Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance across its Mon Power area in north central West Virginia that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on nearly 2,100 miles of FirstEnergy transmission line circuits located in the Mon Power area. The inspections are...

2014-05-28 16:22:12

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electric demand, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed numerous projects and inspections across its 13-county service area that are intended to enhance service reliability. The work included upgrading transmission and substation equipment, upgrading circuits and modernizing distribution equipment, and trimming trees along nearly 1,500 miles of distribution and...

2014-05-28 12:23:20

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid (ADS) announced today the winners of its "Griddie" Awards for Excellence in Communications. The Griddie winners were honored at the National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid held on May 19-21 in Washington, DC. "Those of us in the smart grid and demand response community are knowledgeable about the technologies, policies, and potential for grid modernization. This...

2014-05-28 08:23:37

Leading solar and traditional energy companies combine to create new model offering homeowners greater choice and increased savings; pilot in Massachusetts offers $2,000 promotional incentive SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneRoof Energy, Inc., a complete solar services provider and a wholly-owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (TSXV: ON), along with one of the world's largest energy providers, and energy comparison shopping provider Choose Energy, today announced...

2014-05-27 12:24:20

Work Includes 1,300 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability TOLEDO, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its Northwestern Ohio service area to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Toledo Edison tree contractors have trimmed more than 500 circuit miles of electric distribution lines as part of its approximately $6 million vegetation...

2014-05-27 12:24:18

Company Focuses on Trees Affected by Emerald Ash Borer AKRON, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its five-county service area in northeast Ohio as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, CEI tree contractors have trimmed more than 500 circuit miles of electric...

2014-05-23 12:22:14

Work Includes 2,600 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability WILLIAMSPORT, Md., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its service area in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Potomac Edison tree contractors have trimmed about 700 circuit miles of...

2014-05-21 23:04:23

Interstate Reliability Project Construction Part of $512 Million Project to Strengthen New England’s Electric Transmission System Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 National Grid today announced that it would begin construction on a 15.4 mile 345 kV electric transmission line project within its existing right-of-way in the towns of Millbury, Sutton, Northbridge, Uxbridge and Millville following the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board’s (EFSB) final approval, which was issued...

2014-05-21 16:23:19

Utility to get started replacing gas mains NEWARK, N.J., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) announced today that it is ready to begin work to proactively protect and strengthen its electric and gas systems against severe weather conditions, now that the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has approved a $1.22 billion settlement in the company's Energy Strong proposal. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120830/MM62627LOGO "Today's approval by...

2014-05-20 23:01:27

National Grid issues in acknowledgment of the final rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 National Grid issued a statement today in acknowledgment of the final rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act. Issued on May 19, the rule will affect cooling water intake structures at U.S. power plants, achieve significant environmental...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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