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2014-08-20 16:22:19

CINCINNATI, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy continues to make major progress cleaning up an overnight spill on Aug. 18, of approximately 3,000 to 5,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Ohio River at W.C. Beckjord Station, 20 miles southeast of Cincinnati. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company is working closely with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Coast Guard, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Ohio Department of Natural...

2014-08-20 16:22:04

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Penn Power crews have replaced about 115 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. This year, Penn Power will inspect almost 11,000 of its 128,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from vehicle or other accidents. All wood poles throughout the six-county Penn Power service territory are inspected on a 12-year cycle....

2014-08-20 12:20:59

Emphasis on STEM education helps tomorrow's engineers and scientists JUNO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company today announced its 2014-2015 education programs for Florida teachers and students in the 35 counties it serves. Research has shown that STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education is not only linked to success in the field but also helps to instill creative problem-solving skills in students, which is critical to...

2014-08-19 20:21:46

CINCINNATI, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today made progress cleaning up an overnight spill of approximately 3,000 to 5,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Ohio River at W.C. Beckjord Station, 20 miles southeast of Cincinnati. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company will continue cleanup operations tonight and around-the-clock. The company is working closely, on-site, with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Coast Guard, Ohio...

2014-08-19 12:23:09

Another 773 kilowatts to be built in customer-owned program DETROIT, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) selected 84 new solar energy projects for inclusion in Phase 2 of DTE's SolarCurrents customer-owned pilot program. Phase 2 of the SolarCurrents pilot program offered an additional 2 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic projects for interested customers, above the original 5 MW included in Phase 1. A total of 74 residential projects, representing 616 kilowatts...

2014-08-19 12:22:53

HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Energy Partners, LLC ("Carrier") and Panther Energy Company II, LLC ("Panther") have signed a joint venture agreement for the two companies to develop approximately 15,000 acres in Culberson, Reeves, and Pecos Counties, Texas. Under the terms of the participation agreement, Carrier will have the right to participate in 49% of Panther's working interest in wells drilled. The drilling program is set to commence in September 2014. Mark...

2014-08-19 08:24:07

CINCINNATI, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At about 11:15 p.m. Monday, during a routine transfer of fuel oil at the W..C. Beckjord Station, approximately 5,000 gallons of fuel was inadvertently discharged into the Ohio River. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The release was stopped by 11:30 p.m. Local, state and environmental agencies, along with the Coast Guard were promptly notified. Northern Kentucky Water District and Greater Cincinnati Water Works also...

2014-08-18 12:22:37

ATLANTA, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCANA Energy (www.scanaenergy.com) today announced substantial savings for all members of the U.S. military, making it the first natural gas marketer in Georgia to provide a discount to service members and their families. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnbar/20140818/136905 "This is our way of honoring the service that our members of the military have provided to all of us," said George Devlin, vice president and general manager of SCANA Energy....

2014-08-18 08:22:56

PONTIAC, Mich., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A natural gas boot camp program between Consumers Energy and Oakland Schools is helping the energy company meet a critical employment need while providing marketable skills and permanent jobs to interested high school graduates. "This partnership with Oakland Schools is a win-win for all. Part of our promise to Michigan is to help create good-paying technical jobs like the ones offered through successful graduation from this natural...

2014-08-17 12:20:31

Will Match 100 Percent of Electricity with Renewable Energy BROOKLYN, Mich., Aug. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan International Speedway is waving the green flag this weekend, making a commitment with the help of Consumers Energy to match 100 percent of its electricity use with renewable energy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140817/136736 Officials from the racetrack, host to Sunday's Pure Michigan 400, and from Consumers Energy on Sunday announced plans to improve Michigan's...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.