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2014-08-04 12:22:39

Easy savings are just a click away with Florida Power & Light's free Online Home Energy Survey JUNO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is synonymous with higher temperatures, and that may also mean higher than normal energy bills. As the days get longer and hotter, your air conditioner needs to run longer to keep you cool and can account for half or more of your bill. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120301/FL62738LOGO "In hotter months, your A/C can run up to twice as long...

2014-08-04 08:22:31

150 Percent increase over past 5 years JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New home construction in Michigan is expected to be 150 percent higher this year than in 2009. Consumers Energy has increased its workforce and taken other steps to keep pace with rising demand for new energy service connections. "We've hired 200 new employees to support the new building sector, which can have a significant impact on the entire state's economy," said Mary Palkovich, Consumers...

2014-08-01 16:21:41

Hydroelectric Plant Delivers Safe, Clean, Affordable Energy to 900,000 Homes FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) marks 30 years of commercial operation at Helms Pumped Storage Project (PSP) this month. The hydroelectric facility was considered an engineering marvel when it was built and came on line in 1984, and continues to play a vital role today as well in California's clean energy future. Helms operators can take the plant...

2014-08-01 12:23:00

MENTOR, Ohio, Aug. 1, 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 August 15, 2014. The dividend will be payable on August 29, 2014. About Gas Natural Inc. Gas Natural Inc., a holding company, distributes and...

2014-08-01 12:22:52

ODOT Spending $18 Million to Eliminate Rail Crossing TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison crews have completed work relocating poles, transformers and other electrical equipment as part of the $18 million Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) McCord Road Underpass Project now underway in Toledo. The project is designed to reroute McCord Road underneath a train crossing between Angola Road and Route 2/Airport Highway, increasing safety for motorists and...

2014-08-01 08:23:21

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced Friday (8/1) that Rodney C. Adkins, an executive with more than 30 years of service at IBM, is joining the company's board of directors, effective today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132538 Adkins, who will retire from IBM at the end of this year, is currently serving as senior vice president with a focus on special corporate projects and key client relationships. Until April of this...

2014-08-01 08:22:43

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Energy - Permian Basin, LLC (AEPB), an affiliate of American Energy Partners, LP (AELP), today announced it has named Jeffrey L. Mobley as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Mobley, 45, most recently served as Senior Vice President - Major Acquisitions for AELP. Previously he served as Senior Vice President - Investor Relations and Research for Chesapeake Energy Corporation and also worked in Equity Research for Raymond James...

2014-07-31 08:27:40

CAYCE, S.C., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) announced that its Board of Directors, at a meeting held today, declared a regular quarterly dividend of 52 ½ cents per share on the Company's common stock for the quarter ending September 30, 2014. The dividend is payable October 1, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 10, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111004/CH80784LOGO SCANA Corporation, headquartered in Cayce,...

2014-07-31 08:25:43

CAYCE, S.C., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG) today announced earnings for the second quarter of 2014 of $96 million, or basic earnings per share of 68 cents, compared to $85 million, or basic earnings per share of 60 cents, for the second quarter of 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111004/CH80784LOGO For the first six months of 2014, SCANA reported earnings of $289 million, or basic earnings per share of $2.05, compared to $237 million, or...

2014-07-31 00:20:19

SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas & Electric Company today expressed confidence that the legal process will uphold its position that federal charges contained within a superseding indictment formally filed today are unwarranted. The charges relate to 27 alleged violations of the federal Pipeline Safety Act as well as an allegation that the company attempted to obstruct a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation following the 2010 explosion of a...


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