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2014-07-07 08:24:02

READING, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability, Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) is completing work on a new 69-kilovolt (kV) transmission line, and rebuilding another, that connect substations between Reading and Muhlenberg Township in Berks County. The $9.2 million project includes building almost five miles of new transmission line and rebuilding more than four miles of an existing circuit. Overall, more than...

2014-07-07 08:23:57

GREENSBURG, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has completed a new transmission line and substation in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, to help enhance service reliability for West Penn Power customers in Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler and Westmoreland counties. "These infrastructure investments in Armstrong County will help us continue to provide reliable service to our customers," said David W. McDonald, president of West Penn Power. "In addition to...

2014-07-07 04:20:29

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM), Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES), Tesoro Corporation (NYSE: TSO), Continental Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLR) and CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...

2014-07-05 20:20:23

BERWICK, Pa., July 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant reconnected the Unit 2 reactor to the electrical grid Saturday (7/5). Operators conservatively shut down the unit June 25 based on data from the extensive vibration monitoring equipment installed on the turbine, which indicated that a few turbine blades developed small cracks. As with past turbine inspections, plant staff found that the data accurately reflected the status of the blades...

2014-07-04 12:21:48

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 800 Duke Energy line technicians and other specialists are working today to restore power to customers who lost power last night and early today after Hurricane Arthur barreled up the North Carolina coast. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company expects to restore electricity by late today in most areas, except hardest-hit Morehead City where restoration work will not be completed until late Saturday. As of...

2014-07-03 16:21:26

Simple precautions ensure a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend SAN FRANCISCO, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation prepares to celebrate Independence Day, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) reminds customers to observe the holiday safely. "Please ensure that safety doesn't take a holiday this weekend," said Janet Loduca, PG&E's vice president of Safety, Health & Environment. "Whether you're attending a parade in hot weather, barbequing with friends and family, or enjoying...

2014-07-03 16:21:17

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Like a game of high-stakes chess, Duke Energy is awaiting Hurricane Arthur's next move. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO In anticipation of high winds and rain along North Carolina's coast, the company has already begun gathering its forces: 500 line and vegetation management workers and other support personnel are in the area, with another 245 line workers ready to travel at a moment's notice to help mitigate the storm's...

2014-07-03 08:21:51

EDEN, N.C., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has completed the cleanup of a coal ash deposit and river sediment at a site approximately two miles down river from the Dan River Steam Station. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The location is where Town Creek meets the Dan River. The coal ash and sediment had accumulated on a sand bar. Crews excavated 258 tons of the material from the site over the last week. The removed material was taken to a...

2014-07-03 08:21:46

New site allows visitors to virtually explore campgrounds and fishing guides before hitting the lake ATLANTA, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Georgians plan Independence Day celebrations and vacations this July, Georgia Power has launched a new online resource at www.georgiapower.com/lakes for visitors to the company's lake properties across the state. The company, the largest non-governmental provider of recreation facilities in Georgia, provides recreational opportunities year...

2014-07-03 08:21:23

CARO, Mich., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public tours of construction of Consumers Energy's Cross Winds® Energy Park will be offered by the Caro Chamber of Commerce beginning July 12. This public education program will include a safety briefing regarding transportation of large wind park equipment and a guided tour of a construction site where wind turbines are being erected. "We're pleased to offer this unique educational opportunity to the public," said Brenda Caruthers,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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