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2014-05-27 12:24:18

Company Focuses on Trees Affected by Emerald Ash Borer AKRON, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its five-county service area in northeast Ohio as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, CEI tree contractors have trimmed more than 500 circuit miles of electric...

2014-05-27 08:22:09

RENO, NV, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - FormCap Corp. ("FormCap" or "the Company") (OTCQB: FRMC) announced today that a drilling contract has been executed between Val Energy Inc., Wichita, Kansas and Formcap's operator; Tiger Oil & Gas LLC, Wichita, Kansas to commence drilling on the 2400 acres of prospective oil and gas leases in Cowley County, Kansas. The well name and number is Lil Bobby #1-28, located in Cowley County, Kansas; land description: 2300' FSL 330' FEL, Sec...

2014-05-27 08:22:05

Projects in Calhoun, Allegan Counties Will Receive $50,000 JACKSON, Mich., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it is supporting two hiker-biker trails in Michigan with $50,000 in new grants, building on its record of support for the state's trail system. "We are committed to promoting Michigan residents' health and quality of life, and to promoting Pure Michigan as a tourist destination," said David Mengebier, president of the Consumers...

2014-05-23 16:21:40

PG&E Works to Hire, Support Veterans SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During Memorial Day weekend, communities across California and the nation will remember the men and women of the armed forces who died serving their country. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) joins its customers in recognizing these heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. While Memorial Day is a time to honor the service of our fallen, it is also an opportunity to thank...

2014-05-23 12:22:14

Work Includes 2,600 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability WILLIAMSPORT, Md., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its service area in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Potomac Edison tree contractors have trimmed about 700 circuit miles of...

2014-05-23 12:22:12

JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today declared a regular quarterly common stock dividend of 72.5 cents per share. The dividend is payable June 16, 2014, to shareholders of record on June 2, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110124/FL34682LOGO NextEra Energy, Inc.NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $15.1 billion, approximately...

2014-05-23 08:22:04

ATLANTA, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power and Turner Renewable Energy today announced the acquisition of the largest solar facility in New Mexico - the 50-megawatt (MW) Macho Springs Solar Facility. The Southern Power-Turner Renewable Energy partnership's seventh solar project and its second-largest overall, the facility is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 18,000 homes....

2014-05-23 08:21:40

Bikes Assembled in Team Building Exercise Donated to Owosso Nonprofit OWOSSO, Mich., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy employees assembled four bikes Wednesday on their last day in the Crew Leader Institute for a team building exercise, practicing concepts and skills explored in their training. That afternoon, the energy company gave the shiny new bikes to deserving kids and adults through Pleasant Valley Impact, a nonprofit organization with the goal of providing...

2014-05-22 20:20:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced it has signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding cleanup of the coal ash release into the Dan River that occurred at the company's retired Dan River coal-fired power plant in Eden, N.C., on Feb. 2, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Duke Energy issued the following company statement regarding the agreement: "This agreement represents a...

2014-05-22 16:22:01

SEC Advises Investors to "Exercise Extreme Caution" with Mini-Tender Offers AKRON, Ohio, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) received notification on May 21 of an unsolicited "mini-tender offer" by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 3,000,000 shares of FirstEnergy common stock, or approximately 0.71 percent of the outstanding shares, at $30.15 per share. TRC Capital's offer is below the current market price for FirstEnergy common stock. FirstEnergy does...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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