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2014-07-16 12:22:55

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance customer service reliability, Toledo Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiary, is using helicopters to conduct infrared "thermovision" inspections of high-voltage transmission lines in its western Ohio service area. "Inspections and preventative maintenance are important to helping assure service reliability," said Linda Moss, regional president of Toledo Edison. "These inspections provide...

2014-07-16 08:23:02

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overall customer satisfaction with residential electric utilities has increased year over year driven primarily by improvements in corporate citizenship and outage communications, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. However, the improvements in the electric utility industry are not keeping pace with those in a variety of other service industries....

2014-07-15 16:22:41

-- More than 3,000 solar panels to be located atop two buildings at Sterling, Va. site STERLING, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power will install more than 3,000 solar panels capable of generating more than 800 kilowatts of electricity - enough to power nearly 200 homes - at the Prologis Concorde Distribution Center in Sterling, Va. The panels will be installed on the rooftops of two adjacent buildings on its campus and will cover nearly 102,000 square...

2014-07-15 12:23:36

AKRON, Ohio, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today declared an unchanged quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable September 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 7, 2014. FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's...

2014-07-15 12:23:02

MINNEAPOLIS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoDigital today announced that Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy has chosen to implement its WorkStudio work management system for Vegetation Management and Pole Maintenance. Over 700 contractor personnel and company employees in eight states will use the system for day-to-day management of vegetation and wood pole maintenance. In selecting WorkStudio, Xcel Energy sought a geospatial solution to help meet the following goals: -- Replace their...

2014-07-15 08:30:53

JUNO BEACH, Fla., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today announced that it plans to report second-quarter 2014 financial results before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in a news release to be posted on the company's website at www.nexteraenergy.com/investors. The company will issue an advisory news release over PR Newswire the morning of July 29 with a link to the financial results news release on the company's...

2014-07-15 08:22:25

MENTOR, Ohio, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas Natural Inc. (NYSE MKT: EGAS) ("Gas Natural" or the "Company"), a holding company operating local natural gas utility companies serving approximately 73,000 customers in seven states, today commented on an erroneous report by TheDeal correspondent Amanda Levin that was published at TheStreet.com on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 11:56 AM EDT. The erroneous report claimed that the Company was engaging in a process to put itself up for sale....

2014-07-15 08:21:51

JACKSON, Mich., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its commitment to delivering energy safely and reliably, Consumers Energy is increasing its work to keep trees away from electric lines in communities across Michigan. "Our work to keep electric lines clear is a vital part of our Promise to deliver the energy you need, whenever you need it. Fallen limbs or trees can cut power to hundreds or thousands of people at a time, and that's why you see crews at work throughout the year...

2014-07-14 12:22:11

HOUSTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP), Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI), Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (NYSE: KMR) and El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB) announce the following Webcast: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140113/DA41091LOGO What: Kinder Morgan Second Quarter '14 Earnings Results Webcast When: July 16, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. CT, 4:30 p.m. ET Where: www.kindermorgan.com/investor/presentations/presentations.cfm...

2014-07-11 23:02:47

QA Graphics today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. Ankeny, Iowa (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 QA Graphics today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. QA Graphics' voluntary partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR means that we will be working toward helping their clients improve the energy efficiency and performance of their facilities;...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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