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2014-10-20 16:22:45

Annual national celebration places focus on nuclear science, education and careers ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power announced today that it is celebrating national Nuclear Science Week again this year by hosting and participating in a series of special local events in and around the company's Plant Vogtle near Waynesboro, Ga. The annual celebration is organized to draw attention to all aspects of nuclear science and the vital role it plays in the lives of Americans, as...

2014-10-20 16:22:36

ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company today announced a regular quarterly dividend of 52.50 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable Dec. 6, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Nov. 3, 2014. This marks 268 consecutive quarters - dating back to 1948 - that Southern Company will have paid a dividend to its shareholders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO With 4.4 million customers and nearly 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity,...

2014-10-20 12:24:11

Platform will be used to share updates during major weather events, as well as energy, electrical safety and community information READING, Pa., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) is expanding its social media presence with the launch of its Facebook page. The new page builds on the company's successful Twitter account, @Penelec, to provide customers with important information related to their electric service. "Social media has become a vital part of...

2014-10-20 12:21:56

One of the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's (NASDAQ: GT) global headquarters building here has earned a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design(®) (LEED) Gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council(®). At 639,000 square feet, it is among the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio. The LEED green building program ensures buildings conserve energy, water and other...

2014-10-20 08:24:47

Sustained growth and rising demand for price protection in the PG&E territory yields enormous opportunity for partners in the SoCalGas market TREVOSE, Pa., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It has only been a month since Platinum Advertising penetrated Southern California Gas Company's (SoCalGas) utility territory, but they have already experienced a great deal of success, having launched a number of sales offices within that time. Logo -...

2014-10-18 04:21:02

Jingle Ball Xcel Energy Center tickets are on sale today, and trusted provider QueenBeeTickets.com is featuring discounted seats for the epic concert on December 8. Jingle Ball tickets for the Saint Paul show are in high demand since the concert will feature performances from top artists like Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, and Iggy Azalea. OSHKOSH, Wis., Oct. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- QueenBeeTickets.com provides online customers with reasonable prices for concert tickets on a...

2014-10-17 20:20:56

Utility Looking at Today's High School and College Students to Become Tomorrow's Energy Leaders SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its celebration of Careers in Energy Week, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is holding a contest inviting California high school and college students to share their views on the value and impact of choosing a career in the utility sector. PG&E is sponsoring the contest through the California Energy and Utility Workforce...

2014-10-17 16:21:42

Company's semi-annual review of margin decoupling mechanism results in proposed reduction, reflects impacts of weather, efficiency gains, and conservation efforts on customer consumption and margin collection CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) today filed for an overall reduction in its retail natural gas rates in North Carolina as the result of the Company's semi-annual review of its margin decoupling mechanism. Today's filing, if...

2014-10-17 12:24:33

JUNO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) today declared a regular quarterly common stock dividend of 72.5 cents per share. The dividend is payable Dec. 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on Nov. 28, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110124/FL34682LOGO NextEra Energy, Inc. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company with consolidated revenues of approximately $15.1 billion,...

2014-10-17 08:22:00

Utility posts fifth straight quarter of industrial growth, Entergy Wholesale Commodities receives added clarity on Vermont Yankee NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today indicated that it expects third quarter 2014 as-reported earnings of approximately $1.26 per share and operational earnings of approximately $1.67 per share. Results for third quarter 2013 were $1.34 per share on an as-reported basis and $2.41 per share on an operational basis. The...


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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
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