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2014-09-10 12:22:47

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $10,000 to help sponsor the 2014 International Canoe Federation's (ICF) Canoe Slalom World Championships, to be held Sept. 17-21 on a unique manmade whitewater course in McHenry, Md. The high-adventure event is expected to draw up to 8,000 spectators and competitors from 45 countries. "We are excited to be part of this whitewater competition and welcome more than 300 world-class athletes and...

2014-09-10 12:22:10

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Service Commission (PSC) of West Virginia will host a series of public comment hearings in October as part of its review of the pending Mon Power and Potomac Edison rate case. The public comment hearings are set for: -- Oct. 1, Days Inn Convention Center, 350 Days Drive, Flatwoods, W.Va., at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. -- Oct. 2, Waterfront Place Hotel, 2 Waterfront Place, Morgantown, W.Va., at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m....

2014-09-09 16:22:21

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) Executive Vice President and CFO, Mark F. McGettrick will present and participate on a panel on Tuesday, September 16, in Boston, MA, at the 2014 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Power & Gas Leaders Conference beginning at 8:00 a.m. ET. Investors can access the webcast and a copy of Tuesday's presentation material at www.dom.com/investors. Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy,...

2014-09-06 08:20:20

BERWICK, Pa., Sept. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL Corporation's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected Unit 2 from the regional electric grid Saturday (9/6) to inspect its turbine blades. Data from the extensive vibration monitoring equipment installed on the turbine indicates that a few turbine blades may have developed small cracks. "Our decision to shut down Unit 2 at this time, based on the vibration data, reflects our continuing commitment to the plant's...

2014-09-05 16:21:28

DETROIT, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy will host its inaugural five-day DTE Cares Week, a companywide service project, to positively impact the communities DTE serves. Sept. 8 - 12, more than 600 employees from across the state will volunteer to help non-profit organizations. They will provide at least 5,000 hours of service by working at more than 30 sites in Ann Arbor, Metro Detroit, West Michigan and Huron County. Volunteers will participate in a variety of...

2014-09-05 08:20:45

JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As small- and big-game hunting seasons get underway in Michigan, Consumers Energy is reminding everyone that hunting is not allowed on its property. "We are asking Michigan sportsmen and sportswomen to remember that Consumers Energy property is private land, not public property," said Mike Williams, Consumers Energy's director of corporate security. "We appreciate the vast majority of hunters who follow the law and do not trespass, and...

2014-09-04 23:12:54

The state of Illinois has recognized Alpha Controls & Services for completing effective energy saving projects for public facilities in the program year 2014 as part of the state’s Energy Now Program that offers rebates for energy saving projects. ROCKFORD, Ill (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The state of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) officially recognized Alpha Controls & Services as a leader in implementing energy saving projects for public...

2014-09-04 23:03:09

The 2014 North American LNG Exports conference delivers world-class speakers and a comprehensive focus on LNG export projects from the United States, Canada and Mexico. The conference, part of Hart Energy’s recent acquisition of Zeus Intelligence, will be held November 20-21, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Houston. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The 2014 North American LNG Exports conference delivers world-class speakers and a comprehensive focus on LNG export projects...

2014-09-04 16:22:23

JUNO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Robo, chairman and chief executive officer of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) and NextEra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: NEP) is scheduled to present and participate on a panel on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at the Wolfe Research Power & Gas Leaders Conference 2014 in New York, N.Y. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 2:45 p.m. ET. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110124/FL34682LOGO Investors and other interested...

2014-09-04 12:22:43

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Virginia educators are reminded to apply for FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) education grants for the 2014-2015 school year by September 19, 2014. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Classroom Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for creative, individual classroom projects for grades prekindergarten through 12. The grants are available to educators and youth group leaders located in communities served by...


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