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2014-06-26 16:21:55

Company receives three Southeastern Electric Exchange Excellence Awards for electric infrastructure projects and customer service initiative JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced that two of its more challenging infrastructure projects and a new customer service platform were recognized by the Southeastern Electric Exchange (SEE) during its awards ceremony on June 25 in Orlando. The projects, which were honored with...

2014-06-26 16:21:07

GARY, Ind., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gary Jet Center and LEE Companies announced that the recently constructed Gary Jet Center (GJC) Hangar III, a 40,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art corporate aircraft hangar at the Gary/Chicago International Airport, has been awarded the LEED® Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council - the first LEED-certified building in the city of Gary, Ind. The LEED® rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, is the...

2014-06-26 12:24:48

ATLANTA, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company's landmark 25-megawatt carbon-capture demonstration received the 2014 Industry Excellence Chairman's Award Wednesday at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Electric Exchange (SEE), an association of investor-owned electric utility companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140626/122104 Located at Southern Company subsidiary Alabama Power's Plant Barry near Mobile, Ala., the groundbreaking project is the world's...

2014-06-26 12:23:46

Company is the only member of the U.S. energy sector to receive Platinum designation JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) announced today that it has been honored for the ninth time by the National Business Group on Health for its ongoing commitment to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging its workers to live healthier lifestyles. NextEra Energy is the only company in the U.S. energy sector to receive this award in the...

2014-06-26 08:28:19

First Major Research into Design/Health Connection NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The critical connection between a healthy building environment and patient health is often missed by the one group of professionals who may matter most - physicians, according to a new SmartMarket report by McGraw Hill Construction, sponsored by the American Institute of Architects and United Technologies. The survey results were announced today at the opening session of the American Institute of...

2014-06-26 08:22:48

124 stores receive top environmental certification - a first in Canadian retail MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Target is pleased to announce that all 124 store locations that opened across Canada in 2013 have been awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification. Previously, Target announced certification of the first 68 stores and with today's announcement the remaining 56 stores that opened in 2013 are now LEED certified. "This past year...

2014-06-25 16:22:39

JUNO BEACH, Fla., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced an innovative plan to invest in long-term natural gas supplies, which the company believes will save customers millions of dollars and keep fuel costs lower for years to come. By investing in natural gas production at the source rather than paying full market prices, FPL is projecting customer savings of up to $107 million over the life of the first project....

2014-06-25 08:24:32

Eligible municipal facilities, public schools and state agencies within partnering utilities trading area (NStar, National Grid, WMECO, UNITIL and Cape Light Compact) can receive Energy Efficient Lighting at no cost DANVERS, Mass., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA and key distributor partner NorthEast Electrical Distributors have teamed up with the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Green Communities division and Mass Save partner utilities to offer...

2014-06-25 08:22:59

BERWICK, Pa., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL Corporation's Susquehanna nuclear power plant began shutting down Unit 2 Wednesday (6/25) to inspect its turbine blades. Data from the extensive vibration monitoring equipment installed on the turbine indicates that a few turbine blades may have developed small cracks. "We have been monitoring turbine performance closely for the last several years, and continue to work with the manufacturer to address conditions that are...

2014-06-24 23:07:19

Funds will support development of the Midwest Innovation Bridge (the Bridge), a regional clean energy incubator. The Bridge will offer a suite of services for early-stage technology companies in Michigan, Illinois and the Midwest region. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 NextEnergy and partner Clean Energy Trust have been awarded a $745,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) for the National Incubator Initiative...


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