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2014-09-16 12:23:50

JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy has reached agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that resolves alleged past violations of New Source Review and opacity provisions of the Clean Air Act. The agreement does not include any admission of wrongdoing on the part of the company. Consumers Energy is one of many U.S. energy providers, including numerous Midwest utilities, whose routine maintenance, repair and...

2014-09-16 12:23:48

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today declared an unchanged quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable December 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 7, 2014. FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's...

2014-09-16 08:24:23

DETROIT, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) released its new Corporate Citizenship report, which highlights the company's commitment to the communities we serve, strong financial growth and environmental stewardship. The 40-page report, entitled "A Force for Growth & Prosperity," illustrates DTE's corporate citizenship in a transparent and balanced way, underscoring our successes while recognizing the challenges we face. The report provides key information about DTE...

2014-09-16 08:24:13

Innovative, flexible solution delivers advanced capabilities; will support more than 4,300 users BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unify, a leading communications software and services firm, today announced that We Energies, one of the nation's premier energy companies, has selected Unify to deliver a highly scalable and innovative communications solution to support more than 4,300 users. "Our customers are our top priority, and we need a solution that offers...

2014-09-16 08:23:18

Partnership Creates Scalable Platform to Address Region's Natural Gas Needs by Upgrading and Expanding Existing System HOUSTON, BOSTON and HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE), Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP) and Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU) today announced details of the Access Northeast project, designed to reliably meet growing demand for natural gas in New England while providing environmental and economic benefits to the region. This...

2014-09-15 23:05:54

LouisvilleWater.com Redesigned for Improved Customer Experience Louisville, KY (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Net Tango, a full-service technology firm which creates and delivers web solutions, announced today that is has launched a new website for Louisville Water Company at http://www.louisvillewater.com. LouisvilleWater.com is fully responsive for mobile phones and tablets and incorporates a vibrant new look for the organization. The website serves as Louisville Water’s primary...

2014-09-15 16:23:12

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today notified the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) that an extensive internal review of nearly five years of emails between the company and officials at the Commission has identified a number of instances in which PG&E believes it violated the CPUC's rules governing communications with the state regulator in the pending Gas Transmission & Storage rate case. The communications...

2014-09-15 12:22:35

BERWICK, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant reconnected the Unit 2 reactor to the electrical grid Monday (9/15). PPL Susquehanna decided to shut down the generating unit for inspection based on data from the extensive vibration monitoring equipment installed on the turbine, which indicated that a few blades had potentially developed small cracks. With the unit shut down, workers performed an inspection and replaced one row of...

2014-09-15 12:22:24

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plant operators safely took Unit 2 of the Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant offline on Sunday, Sept. 14, for a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO Each unit at Plant Vogtle requires new fuel every 18 months. The last refueling outage for Unit 2 was completed in the spring of 2013. "Unit 2 marked its 25(th) anniversary of commercial operation in May of this year,"...

2014-09-15 08:23:54

- Gov. Terry McAuliffe supports clean energy project RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power announced today that it has selected Capital One's Chester facility to house the first ground-mounted solar energy system in Central Virginia. The installation of nearly 2,500 solar panels will generate about 500 kilowatts of electricity at peak, enough to power about 125 homes. "We are pleased to partner with Capital One in expanding solar energy in the...


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'.