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2014-10-24 08:22:54

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trick or treat is coming soon - the time when little ghosts, goblins and, most likely, Princesses Anna and Elsa run door-to-door, excitedly collecting treats from their neighbors. FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) utilities would like to remind all participants in this honored and fun tradition - from hosts and parents to ghosts and goblins - and motorists - to include safety as part of their plans before the big night arrives. Plan to limit your...

2014-10-24 08:22:30

DETROIT, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) today reported third quarter 2014 earnings of $156 million, or $0.88 per diluted share, compared with $198 million, or $1.13 per diluted share in 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148236 Operating earnings for the third quarter 2014 were $181 million, or $1.02 per diluted share, compared with 2013 operating earnings of $198 million, or $1.13 per diluted share. Operating earnings exclude non-recurring...

2014-10-23 16:22:38

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) will release consolidated third-quarter 2014 earnings results before the stock market opens on Tuesday, November 4. William H. Spence, PPL chairman, president and Chief Executive Officer, and other members of PPL's executive team will discuss quarterly results and the company's general business outlook during a conference call with financial analysts beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The call will be...

2014-10-23 12:24:19

Power Systems Institute Will Train Students to Work on Power Lines and in Substations AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is partnering with Stark State College to reinstate its award-winning program to train the next generation of utility line and substation workers. The Power Systems Institute is a two-year program that combines learning hands-on utility skills at an Ohio Edison training facility with technical...

2014-10-23 12:23:53

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Near Westside Initiative, a not-for-profit organization housed in Syracuse University's Office of Community Engagement and Economic Development, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Mayor Richard M. Daley Legacy Award for Global Leadership in Creating Sustainable Cities from the U.S Green Building Council (USGBC). The award will be presented during the USGBC's annual Greenbuild conference in New Orleans on Thursday, Oct. 23....

2014-10-23 12:23:29

9,000-acre preserve protects critical habitat and clean drinking water WARM SPRINGS, Va., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through the generous contributions of a number of private donors, The Nature Conservancy has secured the protection of its Warm Springs Mountain Preserve, which connects thousands of acres of conservation lands throughout western Virginia. In a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Dan Ingalls Overlook today, the Conservancy acknowledged the individuals and corporations...

2014-10-23 12:23:24

FPL, Babcock Ranch and Lee County Electric Cooperative reach an agreement enabling Babcock Ranch development to proceed JUNO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), Babcock Ranch Community Independent Special District (ISD) and Lee County Electric Cooperative (LCEC) today announced a settlement agreement that addresses the parties' outstanding issues and provides a path forward for Babcock Ranch development. Part of the settlement...

2014-10-23 08:26:20

Status Acknowledges Cassidy Turley's Role as High-Quality LEED Project Administrator WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has designated the firm a LEED(®) Proven Provider(TM) for the LEED for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance rating system family. This designation was developed to streamline the LEED project review process...

2014-10-22 23:08:24

VI invited to serve on newly constituted Working Group that will look at how materials and resources are part of LEED v4. Washington DC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Vinyl Institute (VI) today announced that they welcome the opportunity to participate in an initiative previously announced by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) to encourage the use of sustainable and environmentally protective products in buildings. VI has been invited to join...

2014-10-22 23:06:13

New Seattle office headquarters project becomes LEED® silver certified Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 West Monroe Partners, a full-service North American business and technology consultancy, announced today that its new Seattle office has been awarded LEED® silver certification. The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the leading standard for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, maintained and operated...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin