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2014-09-03 08:25:52

- 240 solar panels to be installed at Virginia Union University RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power continues to add megawatts to its Solar Partnership Program by installing 240 photovoltaic panels on the rooftop of Virginia Union University's Thomas H. Henderson Center. The system will be capable of generating about 70 kilowatts of electricity - enough to power nearly 18 homes. The Henderson Center serves as the central hub for student...

2014-09-02 20:21:13

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today said that a penalty being considered by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in connection with the 2010 explosion of a natural gas transmission pipeline in San Bruno should be reasonable and take into account precedent and the investments the company has made to promote safety. Today, the CPUC's administrative law judges released a recommended penalty resulting from the...

2014-09-02 16:22:18

CALGARY, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - FirstEnergy Capital ("FirstEnergy") announces today that the company has concluded its partnership with Societe Generale under which the two companies jointly marketed energy focused financial services in Canada since November 2005. "Societe Generale has been a valued partner for the past nine years and it has been a pleasure working with them." said John Chambers, Chief Executive Officer of FirstEnergy. "As a global banking partner, Societe Generale...

2014-09-02 16:22:13

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northside Elementary School in Chapel Hill, NC has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). The three-story, 100,000-square-foot school opened in fall of 2013 and represents the first LEED Platinum elementary school in North Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120117/PH35523LOGO Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools partnered with...

2014-09-02 08:23:40

- $4.5 billion-$5 billion pipeline would bring 1.5 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day to North Carolina and Virginia RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four major U.S. energy companies - Dominion (NYSE: D), Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) - announced today the formation of a joint venture to build and own the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The $4.5 billion to $5 billion, 550-mile natural gas...

2014-09-02 08:23:23

- Pipeline will bring energy, economic, environmental benefits CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweet - .@DukeEnergy, @PiedmontNG select @DomNews to build 550-mile natural gas pipeline from WV to NC http://bit.ly/VTngSm Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today announced the selection of Dominion to build and operate a 550-mile interstate natural gas pipeline from West Virginia, through Virginia and into eastern North Carolina to meet the region's rapidly growing demand for...

2014-09-01 00:21:22

NEW YORK, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QM Power Inc., an enabling platform technology company setting a new high standard for energy efficiency and power density in electric motors, generators and actuators, announced it has been awarded two prestigious highly competitive million dollar awards from the US Department of Energy to expedite its Q-Sync(TM) motor solution into the commercial refrigeration market and extend it into Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning...

2014-08-29 23:06:06

The move will enhance the company's ability to provide holistic energy analysis to its business and nonprofit clients, acting as an outsourced energy department. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 A deal was finalized this month for Brightergy to acquire the Supply-Side Division of Acumen Energy Solutions, a firm based in Overland Park, KS. The acquisition marks the formation of a new department within Brightergy for Management of Electrical Power and Gas; Acumen’s former...

2014-08-29 16:21:43

Utility Provides Essential Funding to Napa County Chapter of the Red Cross SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an increased partnership of $25,000 following the 6.0 magnitude earthquake near Napa, Calif., on August 24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140829/141611 "American Red Cross and PG&E both recognize that natural and human-caused disaster can strike suddenly, at anytime...

2014-08-29 12:23:00

MENTOR, Ohio, Aug. 29, 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 September 15, 2014. The dividend will be payable on September 30, 2014. About Gas Natural Inc. Gas Natural Inc., a holding company,...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.