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2014-04-16 16:23:34

TULSA, Okla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) today declared a quarterly dividend of 28 cents per share of common stock, payable May 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business April 30, 2014. "This dividend represents an important first step in returning value to our shareholders. It reflects our confidence in ONE Gas and its ability to generate solid earnings for our investors," said Pierce H. Norton II, ONE Gas...

2014-04-16 16:22:48

AKRON, Ohio, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy President and Chief Executive Officer Anthony J. Alexander announced today during a speech to the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC) that the company will donate $50,000 to provide scholarships to deserving students attending member institutions. Based in Columbus, Ohio, OFIC includes 34 member institutions representing nearly 100,000 students. For more than 60 years, the organization has been America's premier...

2014-04-16 12:24:02

Brandywine Realty Trust Earns Award for Protecting the Environment through Superior Energy Efficiency RADNOR, Pa., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) announced today that The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the Company as a 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for strategically managing and improving the energy efficiency of its entire portfolio. Through its partnership with the ENERGY STAR program, Brandywine Realty Trust has improved...

2014-04-16 12:23:35

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance customer service, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has hired 15 new meter readers who have been deployed throughout the company's 13 county service area. The new hires received comprehensive training before joining 125 meter readers currently on staff at JCP&L to record electrical usage on more than 1 million customers' meter. In addition, they can also be deployed as hazard...

2014-04-16 12:23:26

JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that it plans to report first-quarter 2014 financial results before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in a news release to be posted on the company's website at www.nexteraenergy.com/investors. The company will issue an advisory news release over PR Newswire the morning of April 30 with a link to the financial results news release on the company's...

2014-04-16 08:24:58

-- Call 8-1-1 before digging into those springtime projects RICHMOND, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring has finally arrived, and with it come the opportunities and challenges of working outdoors. Before hauling the ladder out of the garage to clean the gutters or picking out pavers for that new patio, Dominion Virginia Power urges customers to stop and think before beginning those springtime projects. Avoiding underground electrical lines may seem simple enough, but not...

2014-04-15 20:21:33

Regional non-profit seeks input for next five years of regional market transformation programs PORTLAND, Ore., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), a non-profit alliance of the region's utilities, the Bonneville Power Administration, and the Energy Trust of Oregon, is launching a series of regional events to gather input on NEEA's Draft 2015-19 Business Plan. NEEA is inviting the energy efficiency stakeholder community to provide feedback and...

2014-04-15 12:24:12

Utility Franchise Fees and Property Taxes Fund 49 Counties and 243 Cities in its Service Area SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) paid property taxes and franchise fees of more than $302 million this spring to the 49 counties and 243 cities in which it provides service to 15 million Californians. "We have the privilege of serving more than 15 million Californians," said Kent Harvey, PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief...

2014-04-15 12:24:03

DETROIT, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Record-setting winter temperatures drove natural gas usage up across Michigan, leading to higher bills for utility customers as well as those served by alternative gas suppliers. This, despite DTE's natural gas rates being the lowest in a decade. Due to an uptick in calls from concerned customers, DTE Energy is reminding them how natural gas is purchased on their behalf, and the options available through the Gas Customer Choice program. Gas Customer...

2014-04-15 08:22:27

Cold winter weather, market constraints in northeastern U.S. expected to result in strong earnings; 2014 guidance raised NEW ORLEANS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today indicated that it expects first quarter 2014 as-reported earnings of approximately $2.23 per share and operational earnings of approximately $2.28 per share. Results for first quarter 2013 were $0.90 per share on an as-reported basis and $0.94 per share on an operational basis. Strong...