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2014-02-25 08:24:48

Financing Secured for Tenant Improvements CLEVELAND, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Redevelopment began on Victory Center, a 165,965-square foot, four-story building on 3.27 acres in the core of Cleveland's Health-Tech Corridor, when Garson Victory LLC purchased the property in 2010. With all new construction completed and financing secured, the Victory Center building located at 7012 Euclid Avenue is set to house Cleveland's growing incubator and accelerator growth-stage companies,...

2014-02-25 08:24:12

HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucas Energy, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LEI) ("Lucas" or the "Company"), an independent oil and gas company with its operations in Texas, today announced that it has agreed to participate in the drilling of two wells in Madison County, Texas with an independent operator. The wells will be drilled to a vertical depth of approximately 12,000 feet targeting the Buda and Glen Rose horizons as well as other prospective formations which may be encountered. The...

2014-02-25 08:23:39

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With income tax preparation season in full swing, Consumers Energy is helping raise awareness among income qualified Michigan residents that help with heating bills may be available through a Michigan Home Heating Credit and federal Earned Income Credit. The Home Heating Credit can be used for all types of primary heating fuel, including natural gas, propane and purchased firewood. Renters may also qualify for the credit. Even if...

2014-02-24 16:22:21

Natural Gas and Natural Gas Liquids Volumes Continue to Increase at ONEOK Partners Segment TULSA, Okla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) today announced fourth-quarter 2013 net income attributable to ONEOK of $90.7 million, or 43 cents per diluted share. Fourth-quarter 2013 results include a non-cash, after-tax charge of $5.3 million, or 3 cents per diluted share, associated with the previously announced accelerated wind down of the energy services segment and after-tax...

2014-02-24 16:21:38

ATLANTA, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO Thomas A. Fanning today announced that Dr. Larry S. Monroe has been named chief environmental officer and research and environmental affairs senior vice president of Southern Company Services, Inc., effective March 1. Monroe will succeed Christopher M. Hobson, who has announced plans to retire, effective June 27. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140224/CL70774 During the transition, Hobson...

2014-02-24 12:21:59

SDG&E community facility earns LEED Platinum certification for operations and maintenance from U.S. Green Building Council SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) Energy Innovation Center in the Clairemont area received "double-platinum" LEED® certification status from the U.S. Green Building Council. The newly earned 2013 LEED Platinum certification for Existing Buildings Operations & Maintenance (EBOM) is in addition to the facility's LEED...

2014-02-24 12:21:34

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects Designed to Help Reduce Number and Duration of Outages GREENSBURG, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to invest about $160 million in 2014 on infrastructure upgrades to enhance service reliability in West Penn Power's 24-county service area. This represents about a $41 million increase compared to what...

2014-02-24 12:21:32

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects Designed to Help Reduce Number and Duration of Outages READING, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to invest $140 million in 2014 on service reliability infrastructure upgrades in its Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) 15-county service area. This represents about a $55 million increase compared to...

2014-02-24 08:23:33

Investments are part of the company's three-year, nearly half-billion dollar plan to enhance electric system reliability and resiliency in the face of hurricanes and other severe weather JUNO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced that it is investing in major upgrades to nearly 100 main power lines and other infrastructure during 2014 to further strengthen its electric grid against severe weather, help communities recover more...

2014-02-21 12:22:23

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) invites you to join its Annual Meeting of Shareholders that will be broadcast live over the Internet on March 6, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. What: Piedmont Natural Gas Annual Meeting of Shareholders When: March 6, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. ET Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=98199 How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the above...