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2014-04-19 00:20:27

US Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) to Present Sheetz with Gold Certification as Part of Earth Day Celebration ALTOONA, Pa., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz, Inc. will formally accept the gold certification (second-highest level attainable) from the USGBC's LEED program for the environmentally responsible design of its Sheetz Center for Shwellness in Claysburg, Pennsylvania, at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, kicking off a daylong...

2014-04-18 23:06:41

Steven Winter Associates Earns Award for Work in Promoting Energy-efficient Construction and Environmental Protection by Contributing to 320 ENERGY STAR Certified Homes in 2013 (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Steven Winter Associates (SWA) has been recognized by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2014 ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes Market Leader Award. The award recognizes SWA’s work in promoting energy-efficient construction and environmental protection by contributing to 320...

2014-04-18 16:21:19

Earthquake Models Help Identify Potentially Impacted Areas so Resiliency Plans, Resources and Materials Can Be Focused on Where They Will Be Needed Most SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Serving an active earthquake region, advanced preparation for natural disasters is a top priority for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to help ensure safe and reliable operations. During Earthquake Preparedness Month in April, and on the anniversary of the Great 1906 San Francisco...

2014-04-18 12:21:21

Work already underway on estimated $15 million expansion of natural gas facilities that will increase energy efficiency, reduce carbon footprint at North Carolina Base CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today announced an agreement with Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, home to the U.S. Marine Corps' II Marine Expeditionary Force, to greatly expand its natural gas facilities at the historic base located in Jacksonville, North Carolina. The...

2014-04-18 12:21:18

AKRON, Ohio, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Edison and Pennsylvania Power, subsidiaries of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), are conducting a training drill today to test and help streamline the companies' service restoration process if severe weather causes wide-spread power outages in the region. Designed to train employees assigned to storm outage duty on responses to major events, the drill will take place at Ohio Edison's Regional Dispatch Office in Akron, with participating...

2014-04-17 16:23:33

Georgia Senate Resolution 1026 honors contribution and sacrifice of linemen ATLANTA, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today joined with The National Association of Journeymen Linemen, other Georgia electric utilities, elected officials and customers to say "thank you" to the state's linemen at the Georgia Capitol prior to the first-ever observance of Georgia Lineman Appreciation Day on Friday, April 18. During the event, which was attended by line personnel from across...

2014-04-17 16:22:43

NEW ORLEANS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) has declared a quarterly dividend of 83 cents per common share. The payment date is June 2, 2014, to stockholders of record on May 15, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120913/MM74349LOGO Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with...

2014-04-17 12:24:37

AKRON, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) was honored recently by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) for delivering outstanding customer service to the company's major commercial customers. The award was presented during EEI's spring National Key Accounts Workshop, held in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Votes were cast by customers from a wide variety of businesses, including national brands such as Best Buy, HealthSouth, Staples, Marriott Hotels, The...

2014-04-17 12:23:40

Four Cassidy Turley Managed Properties Among Top Performers in National Building Competition WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that 42 of its managed properties successfully crossed the finish line in EPA's 2013 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. In its fourth year, the competition featured buildings from across the country racing to improve...

2014-04-17 12:23:38

JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that it has been recognized by IR Magazine for having the best Sustainability Practice across all sectors and best Investor Relations program in the utility sector. IR Magazine's awards are recognized as the leading international awards program honoring excellence and leadership in investor relations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110124/FL34682LOGO "I'm extremely pleased that IR...