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2010-05-07 07:07:00

FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tractebel Energia S.A. (OTC Bulletin Board: TBLEY; BM&FBOVESPA: TBLE3) (TRACTEBEL) announces the following webcast: Tractebel Energia S.A.'s First Quarter 2010 Results What: Conference Call. Friday, May 14, 2010 at 10:00 AM ET. To ensure fair disclosure of the results, Tractebel Energy is in a Quiet Period from April 28 to May 13, 2010. Thus, during this...

2010-05-03 06:00:00

GREENWICH, Conn., HOUSTON, LONDON and RIO DE JANEIRO, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- First Reserve Corporation, the world's leading private equity firm in the energy industry, today announced that its First Reserve Fund XII has provided an equity commitment of up to $500 million to Barra Energia Petroleo e Gas ("Barra Energia"), a newly established independent exploration and production firm led by Brazilian energy industry experts, Joao Carlos de Luca, Executive Chairman, and Renato Tadeu Bertani,...

2010-04-05 17:26:00

SAO PAULO, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CPFL Energia (NYSE: CPL; BM&FBOVESPA: CPFE3) announces that its 2009 20-F Form annual report has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 5, 2010, and is available on the company's Investor Relations website (www.cpfl.com.br/ir). Investors can receive a printed copy of the report, free of charge, including the complete audited financial statements, by requesting it from CPFL Energia's Investor Relations...

2010-02-26 08:22:00

CAMPINAS, Brazil, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CPFL Energia S.A. (NYSE: CPL; Bovespa: CPFE3) (CPFL) announces the following webcast: What: CPFL Energia S/A's Fourth Quarter 2009 Results When: Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 8:00 AM ET Where: http://www.mediatown.com.br/prnewswire/player/?id=163 How: Live over the Internet - Simply log on to the web at the address above. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be...

2009-11-11 06:00:00

CAMPINAS, Brazil, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CPFL Energia S.A. (NYSE: CPL) (Bovespa: CPFE3) (CPFL) announces the following webcast: What: CPFL Energia S/A's Third Quarter 2009 Results When: Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 8:00 AM ET Where: http://prnewswire.mediatown.com.br/player/?id=123 How: Live over the Internet - Simply log on to the web at the address above. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be...

2009-09-28 14:01:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- MZ Consult NY (http://www.mz-ir.com), a leading global investor relations and financial communications firm, announces that the registration period for the 12th annual edition of the IR Global Rankings and Awards ("IRGR") is open to all companies across the world. The 2010 IRGR, supported by KPMG, Arnold & Porter, The Bank of New York Mellon, Corporate Asia Network and Bloomberg is a unique and independent external review of any company's...

2009-08-05 08:00:00

FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tractebel Energia S.A. (OTC: TBLEY, TBLGY) (BOVESPA: TBLE3) (TRACTEBEL) announces the following webcast: What: Tractebel Energia S.A. Second Quarter 2009 Results Conference Call When: Monday, August 10, 2009 @ 09:00 AM ET Where: http://prnewswire.mediatown.com.br/player/?id=33 How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: Antonio...

2009-08-04 09:00:00

CAMPINAS, Brazil, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CPFL Energia S.A. (Bovespa: CPFE3) (NYSE: CPL) (CPFL) announces the following webcast: What: CPFL Energia S/A Second Quarter 2009 Results When: Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 10:00 AM ET Where: http://prnewswire.mediatown.com.br/player/?id=13 How: Live over the Internet - Simply log on to the web at the address above. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call...

2009-05-07 08:00:00

CAMPINAS, Brazil, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CPFL Energia S.A. (NYSE: CPL; Bovespa: CPFE3) (CPFL) announces the following webcast: What: CPFL Energia S.A.'s First Quarter 2009 Results When: Thursday, May 14, 2009 at 10:00 AM ET Where: http://www.prnewswireweb.com.br/player/?id=305 How: Live over the Internet - Simply log on to the web at the address above. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will...

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2009-04-29 13:35:00

The follow-up spacecraft to Russia's Soyuz capsule may be equipped with rocket thrusters that would aid in landing. According to the BBC, engineers of RKK Energia, Russia's developer of manned spacecraft, are considering plans to use rocket thrusters for spacecraft landing. Previous missions have returned to Earth by use of a parachute or wings. The current method of Russian manned space missions involves the Soyuz capsule, which actually uses small propellers to gently aid in landing, but...


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  • A spider.
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