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2014-09-19 12:21:58

OAKVILLE, Ontario, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarissa Resources Inc. ("Sarissa" [SRSR:OTCPK], or the "Company") is pleased to announce that through the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines the Company will be able to gain access to drill core from three of the original holes completed by the Dominion Gulf Company during their extensive drilling on the Company's Nemegosenda niobium project in Ontario. This development will allow the Company the opportunity to re-log the...

2014-09-19 08:22:48

DOVER, Del., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") announced today that its subsidiary, Eight Flags Energy, LLC ("Eight Flags"), is pursuing the development and construction of a combined heat and power plant in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island in Nassau County, Florida. The plant will be built on a site to be leased from Rayonier Performance Fibers, LLC ("Rayonier Performance Fibers"), a subsidiary of Rayonier Advanced Materials,...

2014-09-19 08:22:13

OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) today announced that Liberty Utilities, APUC's regulated utility business, has entered into an agreement with Western Water Holdings, a wholly-owned investment of Carlyle Infrastructure, to acquire the regulated water distribution utility Park Water Company ("Park Water"). Park Water owns and operates three regulated water utilities engaged in the production, treatment, storage,...

2014-09-18 16:22:25

- Redemption of NYSE-listed $5.00 Dividend Preferred Stock RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Electric and Power Company (Virginia Power), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D), announced that it is notifying holders of its preferred stock of its plans to redeem all shares of each outstanding series of preferred stock. The redemption date of the preferred stock is Oct. 20, 2014. The shares to be redeemed include the company's $5.00 Dividend Preferred...

2014-09-18 16:21:58

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Carolinas has chosen five sites in North Carolina to participate in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare each location for potential industrial development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The sites are: -- Rowan County -- Carlton-Thomas property, a 600-acre tract near Salisbury located on Long Ferry Road, approximately 1 mile east of Interstate I-85. It has easy access to...

2014-09-18 08:24:29

WYOMISSING, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PennEast Pipeline Company, LLC, today announced that PSEG Power LLC, a subsidiary of the Public Service Enterprise Group, has joined the project to develop a 100-mile pipeline from Pennsylvania to New Jersey that will transport lower cost natural gas to homes and businesses. The PennEast Pipeline will run from Luzerne County in northeastern Pennsylvania to Transco's Trenton-Woodbury interconnection in New Jersey. The pipeline, projected...

2014-09-17 16:22:48

DETROIT, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy is ranked highest in customer satisfaction with residential natural gas service in the Midwestern U.S. among large utilities, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Gas Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. The study, now in its 13(th) year, measures residential customer satisfaction with gas utility companies across six factors: billing and payment; price; corporate citizenship; communications; customer...

2014-09-17 12:22:09

Crews Proactively Removing Dead and Dying Ash Trees to Help Prevent Outages GREENSBURG, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help prevent service interruptions and enhance system reliability, West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is continuing a special program to remove ash trees damaged by the emerald ash borer near power lines. To date, more than 3,000 ash trees have been removed, with an additional 1,500 ash trees expected to be removed by year end. For 2014,...

2014-09-17 08:23:39

Largest U.S. Improvement in J.D. Power Study JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy has received the second-highest ranking in customer satisfaction in J.D. Power's annual study of gas residential customers in the Large Midwest segment, and made the greatest progress among all gas utilities in the U.S. "Consumers Energy is listening to the communities we serve, and directly improving issues like price and customer service, and making system upgrades to ensure the...

2014-09-17 08:23:26

Colorado Springs Utilities; Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania; DTE Energy; Madison Gas & Electric; NW Natural; Oklahoma Natural Gas; TECO Peoples Gas; and UGI Each Rank Highest in Residential Natural Gas Utility Customer Satisfaction in Their Respective Region WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though the U.S. faced another harsh winter and an increase in the average monthly gas bill this past season, customer satisfaction with residential gas utilities improves for a...


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