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2014-07-31 00:20:19

SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas & Electric Company today expressed confidence that the legal process will uphold its position that federal charges contained within a superseding indictment formally filed today are unwarranted. The charges relate to 27 alleged violations of the federal Pipeline Safety Act as well as an allegation that the company attempted to obstruct a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation following the 2010 explosion of a...

2014-07-30 16:23:56

FAIRMONT, W.Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction is underway on a new FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) transmission substation in Doddridge County, West Virginia, to support the electric demands of the area's rapidly expanding Marcellus Shale gas industry and help enhance service reliability for Mon Power's customers in Doddridge and neighboring counties. As part of the construction process, crews recently completed the foundation work and erected steel structures at the new...

2014-07-30 12:25:18

Corbett's Emissions Reduction Plan Will Result in Cleaner Air, Lower Prices, More Jobs HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Corbett today rallied on behalf of working families in Pennsylvania's energy sector. Joined at the Rally to Support American Energy in Pittsburgh by West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, Gov. Corbett criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) recent proposed rule for...

2014-07-30 12:25:12

RICHMOND, Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an online report released today, Dominion (NYSE: D) says that 50 percent of the electricity it produced from its fleet of power stations in 2013 came from carbon-free nuclear and renewable energy. In addition, the company's generation fleet saw a 24 percent reduction in carbon intensity - the carbon emissions rate per unit of electric output - from 2009 to 2013. These are highlighted in Dominion's seventh annual Citizenship & Sustainability...

2014-07-30 12:24:50

TULSA, Okla., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three speakers including Oklahoma Rep. Jim Bridenstine will share their knowledge and expertise with attendees of The Pipeline & Energy Expo, a three-day oil, gas and pipeline energy conference and trade show with industry networking and professional development opportunities, August 25-27, at the Cox Center in Tulsa. As the fourth largest natural-gas-producing state in the nation, Oklahoma is a major hub for energy and pipeline...

2014-07-30 12:23:38

More than 170 New Michigan Suppliers for Consumers Energy FLINT, Mich., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure Michigan Business Connect is putting people to work. Consumers Energy has awarded purchase orders to more than 170 new Michigan-based suppliers primarily as a result of Pure Michigan Business Connect. That's in addition to the company's existing network of 3,100 suppliers in the state. "This program is working and it's putting people to work," said Dan Malone, the company's senior vice...

2014-07-30 04:20:37

SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Attorney's Office today altered its allegations against Pacific Gas and Electric Company, filing a new indictment that will replace an indictment filed in April. According to a news release issued by United States Attorney Melinda Haag, the superseding indictment alleges that PG&E obstructed the NTSB's investigation that began immediately after the San Bruno explosion. Additionally, the superseding indictment charges PG&E with 27...

2014-07-29 16:22:28

MENTOR, Ohio, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas Natural Inc. (NYSE MKT: EGAS) ("Gas Natural" or the "Company"), a holding company operating local natural gas utility companies serving approximately 73,000 customers in seven states, today announced that the utility regulators in Maine and North Carolina have agreed not to seek a change in the Company's current market-based rate structures in those states. Mr. Gregory J. Osborne, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gas Natural,...

2014-07-29 16:22:08

AKRON, Ohio, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) will release second quarter 2014 earnings before markets open on Tuesday, August 5. These results will be discussed by FirstEnergy management during a conference call with financial analysts at 1 p.m. EDT that day. A question-and-answer session will follow. Investors, customers and other interested parties are invited to listen to a live webcast of the call via FirstEnergy's Investor Information website,...

2014-07-29 08:24:31

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) has posted its 2014 second-quarter financial results in a news release available on the company's website by accessing the following link: www.NextEraEnergy.com/investors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110124/FL34682LOGO Jim Robo, chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy, Moray Dewhurst, vice chairman and chief financial officer of NextEra Energy, and other members of the company's...


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