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2014-04-15 20:21:33

Regional non-profit seeks input for next five years of regional market transformation programs PORTLAND, Ore., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), a non-profit alliance of the region's utilities, the Bonneville Power Administration, and the Energy Trust of Oregon, is launching a series of regional events to gather input on NEEA's Draft 2015-19 Business Plan. NEEA is inviting the energy efficiency stakeholder community to provide feedback and...

2014-04-15 12:24:12

Utility Franchise Fees and Property Taxes Fund 49 Counties and 243 Cities in its Service Area SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) paid property taxes and franchise fees of more than $302 million this spring to the 49 counties and 243 cities in which it provides service to 15 million Californians. "We have the privilege of serving more than 15 million Californians," said Kent Harvey, PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief...

2014-04-15 12:24:03

DETROIT, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Record-setting winter temperatures drove natural gas usage up across Michigan, leading to higher bills for utility customers as well as those served by alternative gas suppliers. This, despite DTE's natural gas rates being the lowest in a decade. Due to an uptick in calls from concerned customers, DTE Energy is reminding them how natural gas is purchased on their behalf, and the options available through the Gas Customer Choice program. Gas Customer...

2014-04-15 08:22:27

Cold winter weather, market constraints in northeastern U.S. expected to result in strong earnings; 2014 guidance raised NEW ORLEANS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today indicated that it expects first quarter 2014 as-reported earnings of approximately $2.23 per share and operational earnings of approximately $2.28 per share. Results for first quarter 2013 were $0.90 per share on an as-reported basis and $0.94 per share on an operational basis. Strong...

2014-04-15 04:20:30

CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In time for Earth Day, Radio Flyer, Inc., maker of the famous little red wagon and leading producer of wagons, tricycles and three-wheel scooters in the United States, proudly announced today its Chicago, Ill. headquarters has received Platinum Certification for its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). Focused on environmentally sustainable practices, the certification acknowledges key design decisions, including the renovation...

2014-04-14 23:07:43

Honoring Clean Air Advocates & Alternative Fuel Transportation Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The Propane Council of Texas (ProCOT) is proud to take part in the Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance (LSCFA) 20th Anniversary on April 15, 2014 at the Palmer Events Center. Not only is the event in celebration of the alliance's anniversary, but it is also a precursor to Earth Day. Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance, formerly known as Central Texas Clean Cities, is a Department of Energy (DOE)...

2014-04-14 16:21:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has selected five North Carolina properties for participation in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare the properties for potential industrial development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO They are: -- The 72 Rail site, 257 acres of former farmland located in Robeson County, near Lumberton, one hour from the Port of Wilmington -- The Chocowinity Industrial Park site, 246 acres of...

2014-04-14 12:25:59

NEW ORLEANS, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental innovators in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas are implementing solutions for the management of the mid-South's natural and environmental resources through a $500,000 grant from Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) to The Nature Conservancy. The announcement is early recognition by both organizations of Earth Day April 22. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/73022 With support from Entergy's Environmental...

2014-04-14 12:25:54

CLEVELAND, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the arrival of the spring landscaping and construction season, Dominion East Ohio reminds homeowners and excavating contractors to work safely and comply with state law by calling the Ohio Utilities Protection Service (OUPS), toll-free, at either 811 or 1-800-362-2764 before digging. State law requires customers and contractors to call OUPS at least two working days before digging to prevent potential injuries from accidental utility...

2014-04-14 12:25:35

JACKSON, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of CMS Energy has declared a quarterly dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend for the common stock (CUSIP: 125896100) is 27 cents per share. It is payable May 30, 2014 to shareholders of record on May 2, 2014. CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS) is a Michigan-based company that has an electric and natural gas utility, Consumers Energy, as its primary business and also owns and operates independent power...