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2014-06-20 16:21:11

GOLDSBORO, N.C., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Progress this morning imploded the boilers at the retired H.F. Lee Steam Plant as part of the company's plans to retire and demolish several of its older coal plants across the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO This was the second implosion event at the site; the first occurred in December 2013, taking down the two smokestacks. With the implosion process completed, the company will begin...

2014-06-20 12:23:54

DETROIT, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) announced that customers who participated in energy efficiency programs saved $512 million last year and can expect the steps they took to result in lifetime savings of more than $4.5 billion. DTE Energy's energy efficiency programs, launched in 2009, are designed to help customers save energy, which translates into lower energy bills. The programs include appliance recycling, in-home energy audits, low-income weatherization...

2014-06-19 23:10:52

Unisource Worldwide, Inc. will be featuring resources to simplify the management of complete building portfolios at the 2014 BOMA Every Building Conference and Expo in Orlando, FL, June 22-24. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Unisource Worldwide, Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States and a global provider of comprehensive facility solutions will be featuring resources to simplify the management of complete building portfolios at the 2014 BOMA Every...

2014-06-19 16:22:37

READING, Pa., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability, Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) is rebuilding sections of a 46,000 volt power line that connects substations in Nanty Glo and Ehrenfeld in central Cambria County. The $2.7 million project involves replacing equipment, including wire, insulators, fuses and cross-arms on a seven-mile section of sub-transmission line. In addition, the project includes replacing 104...

2014-06-19 16:22:31

DILLER, Neb., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced the official dedication of the Steele Flats Wind Energy Center, located in Jefferson and Gage counties, Nebraska. Approximately 100 local residents, community leaders, and state officials gathered today at the new wind facility, which is capable of generating 74.8 megawatts (MW) of wind power, enough electricity to meet the energy needs of 19,000...

2014-06-19 08:23:59

CLIENTS WILL BENEFIT FROM ENERGY PERFORMANCE TRACKING AND REDUCTION IN ENERGY CONSUMPTION BY UP TO 30%, IN TURN PRESERVING THE ENVIRONMENT AS WELL AS THEIR FINANCES. SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verdafero Inc. today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. Verdafero Inc.'s voluntary partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR means that we will be working toward helping their clients improve...

2014-06-19 08:23:46

- Customers earn $40 by participating in Dominion's Smart Cooling Rewards Program RICHMOND, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) Virginia Power is again offering customers an opportunity to earn money this summer and help manage energy use with the Smart Cooling Rewards program. Nearly 100,000 Dominion customers participate and earn a $40 credit. The program works by automatically cycling a customer's air conditioner or heat pump compressor on and off for defined intervals....

2014-06-19 08:23:32

Report Ranks the Top States for LEED Certified Homes: California, New York and Texas Top the List WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) now estimates that there are as many as 150,000 LEED-certified green housing units worldwide, a number that more than doubled between 2011 and 2012 and continues to grow steadily, according to the organization's LEED in Motion: Residential report released today. The report is the latest in USGBC's popular...

2014-06-19 00:20:37

SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company is urging the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to provide the resources necessary to maintain safe and reliable gas and electric service while still keeping customer bills below the national average. Today, a proposed decision was issued in PG&E's General Rate Case pending before the CPUC. This case, filed in 2012, covers the revenue PG&E needs to safely and reliably operate, maintain and...

2014-06-18 16:22:06

MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has named Raemon Mallin as manager of Emergency Preparedness. In addition to being JCP&L's main liaison with federal, state and local emergency preparedness organizations, Mallin also will oversee several new preparedness initiatives designed to help ensure the company continues to respond quickly and effectively to emergency events, including weather-related system damages. "Rae's...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.