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2010-08-18 08:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Declining electricity prices have led to an increase in overall customer satisfaction with residential retail electric service providers in Texas, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 Texas Residential Retail Electric Provider Customer Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) The study, now in its...

2010-08-09 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitria Technology, Inc., today announced that TXU Energy, a market-leading Texas retail energy provider (REP), has selected Vitria's M3O Operational Intelligence (OI) platform to enhance customer service. With more than 2 million electricity customers in Texas, delivering an exceptional customer experience is crucial to TXU Energy's ability to compete in the retail power market. Vitria M3O provides TXU Energy with real-time, dynamic intelligence...

2010-08-02 07:30:00

DALLAS, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- An appellate court has overturned a lower court ruling and opened the way for Luminant Energy Company LLC (f/k/a TXU Portfolio Management Company, L.P.) ("Luminant") to recover millions of dollars in damages from wind farms owned by NextEra Energy (f/k/a FPL Energy) that promised but did not deliver the required amount of wind-generated electric energy and renewable energy credits. The Dallas Court of Appeals also affirmed the lower court's ruling rejecting...

2010-07-12 18:59:00

MONTEBELLO, N.Y., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Gateway Power Services will share a valuable learning experience with its customers in the Oncor service area this summer. Through a three-month pilot program called the Lifestyle Energy Plan, the company hopes to simplify and demystify the benefits of smart meters. The company will test two time-of-use rate structures, both of which will provide customers with incentives to shift power usage to off-peak hours and deterrents to use power during...

2010-07-02 12:17:00

IRVING, Texas, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer. It's a time for backyard barbecues, family and good friends. But as temperatures soar, electricity costs are often a big concern for those who are struggling to make ends meet. So for the fourth year in a row, TXU Energy, Texas' leading electric retailer, has again declared a summer moratorium on disconnects for customers in need. From July 1 through September 30, 2010, residential customers designated as low-income, ill or disabled, or who...

2010-07-02 11:37:00

IRVING, Texas, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As more and more individuals and businesses are striving to "go green," TXU Energy is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to the environment through its award-winning, energy-efficient corporate headquarters, as well its efforts to encourage customers to make positive, everyday changes. This year, Texas' leading electric retailer received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification for its corporate headquarters in...

2010-06-21 08:00:00

ATLANTA, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Landis+Gyr, the world's largest smart meter solutions provider, today announced it has been selected by CPS Energy, the largest electric and natural gas municipal utility in the U.S., to deploy Landis+Gyr's Gridstream(TM) smart grid solution for its more than one million electric and natural gas customers in San Antonio, Texas. The deal bolsters Landis+Gyr's position as the leading smart meter solutions provider in Texas, one of the largest utility markets...

2010-06-09 08:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Oncor, a Texas-based utility that delivers power to more than 3 million homes and businesses, has joined the Global Intelligent Utility Network Coalition. This group of utilities works to further the adoption of smarter energy grids around the world and now collectively serves more than 115 million energy consumers globally. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) "Oncor is honored...

2010-06-04 11:06:00

DALLAS, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Susman Godfrey lawyers led a trial team that cleared Luminant of charges that the company breached a major power supply contract with Alcoa and acted in bad faith. Alcoa claimed that Luminant violated the contract by mismanaging a pollution control project at Luminant's Sandow Unit Four power plant in Milam County, Texas. The power contract between Luminant and Alcoa entitled Alcoa to 398 megawatts of firm power and obligated Alcoa to pay 83 percent of the...

2010-03-23 10:27:00

HOUSTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC, a subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP), joined other electric transmission and distribution utilities (TDUs) in Texas to launch the Smart Meter Texas common portal and data repository, which will give consumers in Texas with smart meters more control over their electricity use. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020930/CNPLOGO) CenterPoint Energy has installed and tested more...