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2014-05-15 16:22:36

- FERC says Cove Point can be built safely with no significant impact to environment LUSBY, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE:D) today welcomed the release of a federal environmental assessment that finds the natural gas export project proposed for its existing Cove Point LNG facility in southern Maryland can be built and operated safely with no significant impact to the environment. "The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and other federal and state agencies...

2014-05-15 12:25:47

New natural gas plant will add up to 25 megawatts of peak demand by 2015 BATON ROUGE, La., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Louisiana, LLC signed a 10-year commercial and contractual agreement with PennTex North Louisiana, LLC to supply up to 25 megawatts of electric power to PennTex's Lincoln Parish plant near Arcadia, La., beginning in March 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120913/MM74349LOGO In March 2014, PennTex announced plans to construct a natural gas...

2014-05-15 12:23:56

JUNO BEACH, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) will provide a live webcast of its 2014 annual meeting of shareholders, which begins at 11 a.m. PT (2 p.m. ET) on Thursday, May 22, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110124/FL34682LOGO Participants can access the webcast on NextEra Energy's website, www.NextEraEnergy.com, by clicking the link provided on the home page. A replay of the NextEra Energy annual meeting webcast will be available on...

2014-05-15 12:23:53

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricane season begins June 1 and experts forecast nine named storms, of which three will become hurricanes. Recognized as an industry leader in storm preparedness and restoration, Duke Energy is ready. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO During the past year, the company has continued to take aggressive action to strengthen its energy delivery system, such as comprehensively inspecting power poles, upgrading the...

2014-05-15 08:36:30

Forts Stewart, Benning and Gordon to house largest solar facilities on any U.S. military base ATLANTA, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today announced plans to build, own and operate three separate solar generation facilities on U.S. Army bases in Georgia. The generation facilities, each capable of producing approximately 30 megawatts (MW) AC of solar energy, will be located at Fort Stewart near Savannah, Fort Benning near Columbus and Fort Gordon near Augusta. Scheduled...

2014-05-14 16:23:46

- Applications for grants up to $25,000 are due by May 30 RICHMOND, Va., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, parent company of Dominion Virginia Power, will award $500,000 this year to a variety of organizations across Virginia in support of environmental stewardship initiatives. Applications requesting up to $25,000 will be accepted now through May 30. "Dominion is privileged to partner with organizations across the Commonwealth...

2014-05-14 16:23:36

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has named Vicky Thiel manager of its Dover Line Shop. Her new responsibilities include supervising 40 line workers and other personnel who help maintain safe and reliable service to customers in the northwest portion of Morris County. Managing a line shop is a key operations position at JCP&L. Overall, JCP&L has 14 line shops, including six in its northern New Jersey service area...

2014-05-13 16:23:13

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 Entergy employees, along with more than 400 contractors, are working seven days a week to rebuild electrical facilities damaged during five distinct tornadoes on April 27, including the first twister of 2014 to earn a high-end rating of EF4, packing winds between 166-200 mph. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120913/MM74349LOGO While power has been restored to all customers who can receive it after the storms,...

2014-05-13 16:23:09

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is warning customers about a long-running, nation-wide utility scam that is again being reported in New Jersey involving a caller posing as an electric company employee threatening to shut off power unless an immediate payment is made using a pre-paid debit card such as a Green Dot card. These pre-paid cards typically are available at convenience stores and drug stores and can be used by consumers to...

2014-05-13 12:25:27

Work Includes 4,500 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability GREENSBURG, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 24-county service area in central and western Pennsylvania as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, West Penn Power tree contractors have trimmed more than 1,600 circuit miles of electric lines...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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