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2011-06-16 13:00:00

MILWAUKEE, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) today announced the winners of its 10th annual Igniting Creative Energy (ICE) Challenge.

2011-06-14 09:30:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of its outstanding support for renewable energy in Michigan, Grand Rapids Community College has received the "Green Generation Customer of the Year" award from Consumers Energy.

2011-06-14 07:00:00

SLIEDRECHT, The Netherlands and BRISTOL, England, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UNIT4 (http://www.unit4.com/), the world's leading provider of business software for Businesses Living IN Change (BLINC(TM)), today announced that it has secured a new contract with nuclear power specialist Magnox Ltd.

2011-06-03 06:23:00

CARDIFF, Wales, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Admiral has found motorists using their cars less and ignoring problems with their cars due to motoring costs. Half of UK motorists say they have reduced the amount of driving they do due to the rising cost of fuel, while more than nine out of ten feel ripped off by the current price of petrol and diesel.

2011-04-14 02:00:00

ABERDEEN, Scotland, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Alex Kemp joins Oil and Gas IQ ahead of the Mature Fields Conference 2011 to discuss the economics of later field life and the challenge of maximising production and extending lifecycle. In the Budget on 23rd March, the Chancellor announced increases on the taxation of North Sea oil on Mature Fields subject to petroleum revenue tax from 75% to 81%.

2011-04-07 18:49:00

NEW YORK, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There are still more than 3 million households in New Jersey and more than 6 million households in New York who have not made an active gas and electricity choice. Hence these customers are paying more than they need to for gas and electricity.

2011-04-01 03:00:00

LONDON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Price comparison website comparethemarket.com agrees with regulator Ofgem's opinion that energy pricing for customers is 'complex and unfair'.

2011-03-21 08:13:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's only the first quarter of 2011, but PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) is getting ready for the continued evolution in regulatory oversight in 2015 in the United Kingdom for its expanded electricity delivery operations, one that emphasizes a low-carbon sustainable energy sector and strong customer engagement. In mid-March, Ofgem, the U.K.'s Office of Generation and Electricity Markets, announced its views regarding the new performance-based RIIO...

2011-02-24 08:04:00

LONDON, February 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- British utility Centrica announced record profits on Thursday as news of soaring oil prices continued to put UK energy prices under upward pressure. Centrica's pre-tax profit of GBP1.92bn in 2010 was an increase of 18% over the previous year.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.