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2011-07-22 08:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilities across the United States are migrating toward Intergraph®'s InService 8.2, an enhanced solution for operations and control in the dispatch center. Five Intergraph customers have upgraded to version 8.2, including Central Vermont Public Service, Knoxville Utilities Board, Oncor, PECO and Progress Energy, Florida. In addition, three customers are in the migration process, including Detroit Edison, Sacramento...

2011-07-20 15:13:00

AKRON, Ohio, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Solutions, the competitive subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), today announced that Julie Hextell will become senior vice president of Sales and Marketing, succeeding Arthur Yuan, who plans to retire in 2013 following a 13-year career with the company. In addition, David Hennekes was named vice president of Marketing. These changes are effective September 6, 2011. "Julie brings to the table considerable industry and...

2011-06-13 15:02:00

SAN DIEGO, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) participated in today's national White House announcement to empower customers to benefit from smart meter technology and move the smart grid forward. SDG&E is also one of three utilities that today announced the launch of the Biggest Energy Saver contest to leverage smart meter data -- along with Oncor and CenterPoint Energy of Texas. Almost all of SDG&E's residential customers currently have smart...

2011-06-13 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr, the leading global energy management solutions provider, today joined Aneesh Chopra, United States Chief Technology Officer, and Energy Secretary Dr. Steven Chu at the first White House Grid Modernization Event as a founding partner in the Biggest Energy Saver Campaign, a national program aimed at promoting energy conservation among U.S. electricity consumers. The campaign, operated by Grid21, a new non-profit committed to helping...

2011-04-18 08:17:00

MIAMI, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2011 AGA/EEI Customer Service Conference & Exposition in Kansas City on April 3-6, Acceller, Inc., introduced unique revenue opportunities for utility companies. By taking advantage of Acceller's digital shopping platform, utilities can now take a share in the revenue of other move services, like cable TV, high speed Internet and home phone. At their exhibit, Acceller unveiled their upgraded solution for multi-channel digital sales...

2011-03-14 09:05:00

DALLAS, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumetech Group, a leading provider of commercial LED lighting solutions, announced today the successful installation of an energy efficient LED lighting solution in Dallas County Schools (DCS) parking lots. Dallas County Schools, operators of one of the largest pupil transportation operators in the United States, maintains 10 service centers that house its 1,700 bus pupil transportation fleet. The DCS retrofit installation was funded in part by...

2010-12-21 09:33:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A Tarrant County jury has ordered Oncor Electric Delivery Co. to pay nearly $1.8 million to Arlington-based Giovanni Homes Corp. after the utility provider stalled efforts to develop several properties in Fort Worth by delaying the relocation of a power line. At issue in the case was an Oncor underground power line that ran through the center of property that Giovanni Homes had purchased for commercial use. Trial testimony indicated that...

2010-11-10 11:45:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Infinite Energy, Inc. (www.InfiniteEnergy.com),a leading retail and wholesale provider of natural gas, has expanded to the Texas electricity market. Commercial and residential customers in the Oncor, Dallas/Fort Worth service territory can now choose Infinite Energy, Inc. as their trusted retail electric provider. "We are excited and committed to offer the Texas Oncor electricity market with the superior, unparallel customer service, for...

2010-09-21 07:30:00

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a high-tech box installed at your home with the "smarts" to show exactly how much energy you're using every single day. This kilowatt-counting technology is better known to Texans as the Advanced Metering System (AMS), or "smart meter," which is now being installed at every home serviced by Oncor Electric Delivery and CenterPoint Energy. The sleek meters track every kilowatt-hour (kWh) used by homeowners, empowering Texans to better control...

2010-09-16 10:55:00

DALLAS, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford and Oncor will work together to develop consumer outreach and education programs on electric vehicles as well as share information on charging needs and requirements to ensure the electrical grid can support customers' needs. Cooperation between Ford and Oncor also includes working with state and local officials on the most efficient ways to bring EVs to north Texas. Over the next two years, Ford will introduce the Transit Connect Electric small...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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