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2014-10-21 16:23:30

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 21, 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 Nov. 14, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business Oct. 31, 2014. ONE Gas has previously announced that it expects the quarterly dividend to be 28 cents per share in 2014, or $1.12 per share on an annualized basis, with annual dividend growth of 5 percent between 2014 and 2018, with a target...

2014-10-21 12:25:47

ORCO LEADS THE WAY IN SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING IN ORANGE COUNTY NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Southern California's leading concrete masonry products producers, ORCO Block & Hardscape (ORCO) www.orco.com took home the award for Most Sustainable Manufacturer at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - Orange County Chapter's "Greenest in the County" Eco-Awards. The purpose of the Eco-Awards was to honor accomplishments in sustainable practices and to educate...

2014-10-21 12:25:27

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today the completion of another major milestone in the construction of Plant Vogtle units 3 and 4 near Waynesboro, Ga. On Monday, the project team successfully placed the 180,000-pound CA05 module into the Unit 3 nuclear island. The CA05 structural module is housed within the Unit 3 containment building and is comprised of reinforced steel plates that will be filled with concrete to provide structural support for the...

2014-10-21 12:25:06

- Qualified customers can receive up to $10,000 in energy efficiency upgrades RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As many as 4,000 households across the state could soon be eligible for an energy makeover, courtesy of Duke Energy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company has announced the launch of its Helping Home Fund, a $20 million program authorized through an agreement with the N.C. Public Staff and approved by the N.C. Utilities Commission during the...

2014-10-21 12:24:00

KPMG committed to ensuring all major office renovations and new office constructions meet LEED energy and environmental standards NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, today announced that its Short Hills, New Jersey office attained Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - the 25(th) KPMG office to do so. KPMG is committed to ensuring all of its major office renovations and...

2014-10-21 08:26:28

Backed by Smart Building Technology from Honeywell, USGBC's LEED Dynamic Plaque Helps Measure and Improve Ongoing Facility Performance MINNEAPOLIS and WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today announced they are working together to deepen facility sustainability by integrating USGBC's new LEED(® )Dynamic Plaque((TM)), a near-real-time monitoring tool with integrated building automation technology from Honeywell...

2014-10-21 08:26:04

Prestigious international competition tests safety and technical skills among more than 200 elite teams from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom GRASS VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an elite competition that tests safety training and technical skills, the team of Anthony Albright, Adam Beene and J.P. Richard --electric linemen who serve the Grass Valley area--took home three first place world championship awards after competing against more than 200...

2014-10-20 16:22:45

Annual national celebration places focus on nuclear science, education and careers ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it is celebrating national Nuclear Science Week again this year by hosting and participating in a series of special local events in and around the company's Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga. The annual celebration is organized to draw attention to all aspects of nuclear science and the vital role it plays in the lives of Americans, as...

2014-10-20 16:22:36

ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 52.50 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable Dec. 6, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Nov. 3, 2014. This marks 268 consecutive quarters - dating back to 1948 - that Southern Company will have paid a dividend to its shareholders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO With 4.4 million customers and nearly 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity,...

2014-10-20 12:24:11

Platform will be used to share updates during major weather events, as well as energy, electrical safety and community information READING, Pa., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) is expanding its social media presence with the launch of its Facebook page. The new page builds on the company's successful Twitter account, @Penelec, to provide customers with important information related to their electric service. "Social media has become a vital part of...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.