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2014-06-03 16:22:28

ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1600 have ratified a new three-year contract with Pennsylvania-based companies of PPL Corporation, the company announced Tuesday (6/3). The agreement, which will run through May 21, 2017, includes wage increases of 2.5 percent in the first year, 2.5 percent in the second year, and 2.75 percent in the third year. It also provides competitive retirement savings and healthcare...

2014-06-03 16:20:57

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG), a leading provider of intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services, announced today that it has received LEED® Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its new headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill. The LEED rating system is the foremost program for buildings constructed, maintained and operated for improved environmental and human health performance. "Our company strives to improve...

2014-06-03 12:26:54

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The 20 Leading Companies in Shale Gas 2013 - Competitive Landscape Analysishttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/20_leading_companies_shale_gas_2012.html Report DetailsThe leading 20 players in the shale gas market comprise a broad range of companies, including the supermajors, large international energy companies and smaller independent companies specialising in shale gas. With...

2014-06-03 12:25:04

-- New Market project in upstate New York would serve National Grid companies RICHMOND, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) yesterday asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to approve two projects that would provide additional natural gas supplies from the ever-growing production in the Appalachian Region. The New Market project in upstate New York improves access for National Grid to meet its customers' growing demand for natural gas, while the Clarington...

2014-06-03 08:25:18

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced an agreement with Duke Energy to provide natural gas delivery service to the electric utility's W.S. Lee power generation facility near Anderson, South Carolina. Piedmont plans to construct approximately 1.5 miles of new natural gas transmission pipeline and compression facilities to provide natural gas delivery service to the plant by May, 2017. Piedmont's investment in the pipeline and...

2014-06-03 08:24:13

-The start of hurricane season is June 1; families encouraged to prepare RICHMOND, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricane season is officially here, and preparing for severe storms is an important part of ushering in the warm summer days. Dominion Virginia Power is making sure it's prepared for the 2014 hurricane season and urging its customers to do the same. "There are some simple ways you can get your family ready for a storm," said David Rives, Senior Vice President, Distribution at...

2014-06-02 23:01:19

The Obama administration today mandated a 30 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions at power plants by 2030. The 645-page rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can be made final next year after a period of public comment. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The Obama administration today mandated a 30 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions at power plants by 2030. The 645-page rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can be made final next year after a...

2014-06-02 20:21:14

JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. Chairman and CEO Jim Robo issued the following statement regarding today's announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of its newly proposed guidelines for the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110124/FL34682LOGO "As a clean energy leader, NextEra Energy appreciates the shared...

2014-06-02 16:28:52

MENTOR, Ohio, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas Natural Inc. (NYSE MKT: EGAS) (the "Company"), a holding company operating local natural gas utility companies serving approximately 73,000 natural gas customers in seven states, announced that its Board of Directors declared a monthly dividend of $0.045 per share to shareholders of record as of June 13, 2014. The dividend will be payable on June 30, 2014. About Gas Natural Inc. Gas Natural Inc., a holding company, distributes and...

2014-06-02 16:21:38

DETROIT, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy subsidiary DTE Electric (DTE) today issued a Request for Proposal ("RFP") to solicit bids for the company to acquire an operational natural gas simple and/or combined cycle generating plant. DTE would purchase, own and operate the facility, which must have Unforced Capacity, as defined by MISO, of at least 50 megawatts. DTE is pursuing this RFP process as an approach to meeting its future MISO resource adequacy requirements. MISO is a...


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