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2012-07-31 23:00:19

Consumers in states with deregulated energy compare local electricity and gas companies. Allen, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Shop My Power makes it easy for consumers in Texas and Pennsylvania to shop for and compare electricity and gas companies based on their specific needs. Shop My Power is a non-biased comparison tool that allows consumers to search and compare dozens of electricity and gas companies and hundreds of product offerings by zip code. Consumers in states with deregulated energy...

2012-03-27 02:22:35

SCHENECTADY, N.Y., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Power Technologies International (Siemens PTI) today announced an agreement with the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) to deliver WECC's Base Case Coordination System (BCCS) planning tool. The BCCS solution, based on Siemens PTI's Model on Demand (MOD®) software product, will improve the collection and compilation of WECC data used to build their transmission system study models. (Logo:...

2012-03-21 02:21:49

BRANCHBURG, N.J., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Noveda Technologies, the leader in web-based real-time energy and water monitoring, has become an Associate Member of the Edison Electric Institute, the association of U.S. shareholder-owned electric companies. Noveda's decision to become an associate member was based on its interest in dialogue with the energy community on better ways to manage resources at every user level. EEI provides a broad forum for policy leadership, data...

2011-12-21 18:10:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "EPA's MACT rule is the most expensive rule in the agency's history. It will require a significant number of electric generating units to design, obtain approval for and install complex controls or replacements in a very short timeframe. In some cases, it will mean that new transmission and natural gas pipelines will have to be built. "EPA has made useful technical changes from its original proposal. Nevertheless, we believe the...

2011-11-30 21:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented to a federal regulatory panel the consensus views of its utility members on how to achieve compliance with a major air quality rule due to be issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) next month, while assuring continued reliability of electric service. The rule, known as the "utility MACT" (maximum achievable control technology), will impact 1,350 coal- and...

2011-11-15 05:07:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR) today announced that it has been selected by American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) to provide transmission infrastructure services for two AEP Transmission Company subsidiaries. Under agreements with AEP Ohio Transmission Company and AEP Oklahoma Transmission Company, Quanta will rebuild or replace existing transmission infrastructure including, but not limited to, structures, conductor and shield wire. The...

2011-10-19 10:26:00

The Perfect Power Institute(TM) Urges Collaboration Among Corporate, Utility and Quality-Management Thought Leaders to Achieve Bob Galvin's Vision of Perfect Power CHICAGO, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Perfect Power Institute(TM), announced yesterday during a meeting of industry leaders and grid professionals in Chicago, will drive energy system transformation by gathering and implementing best practices in policy and system design, educating industry stakeholders and...

2011-09-08 09:55:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Fordham, president and chief executive officer, today announced that Champion Energy Services, LLC (www.championenergyservices.com) has been approved to become an electricity supplier in Maryland. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101220/MM20522LOGO) Champion Energy filed on March 1, 2011 to serve residential, commercial and industrial load in the service territories of Allegheny Power, Baltimore Gas and Electric, Delmarva Power and...

2011-08-31 11:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During a ceremony on the banks of the Mississippi River today, AEP River Operations dedicated the M/V Michael G. Morris towboat in honor of American Electric Power's (NYSE: AEP) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael G. Morris. "It truly is an honor to receive this recognition and to see such a beautiful vessel bearing your name," Morris said. "Our river operations are a strategic part of our company, and I am in awe of the employees who...

2011-06-16 11:22:00

NEW YORK and ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ener1, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEV) and Russia's JSC Mobile GTES (MGTES), a whole-owned subsidiary of the Federal Grid Company (FGC) of Unified Energy System (MICEX: FEES), today announced that they have signed a strategic framework agreement to contemplate the manufacture of lithium-ion-based uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems as part of a five-year engineering and framework agreement. The proposed UPS systems -- which the...