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2014-06-19 08:23:32

Report Ranks the Top States for LEED Certified Homes: California, New York and Texas Top the List WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) now estimates that there are as many as 150,000 LEED-certified green housing units worldwide, a number that more than doubled between 2011 and 2012 and continues to grow steadily, according to the organization's LEED in Motion: Residential report released today. The report is the latest in USGBC's popular...

2014-06-19 00:20:37

SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company is urging the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to provide the resources necessary to maintain safe and reliable gas and electric service while still keeping customer bills below the national average. Today, a proposed decision was issued in PG&E's General Rate Case pending before the CPUC. This case, filed in 2012, covers the revenue PG&E needs to safely and reliably operate, maintain and...

2014-06-18 16:22:06

MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has named Raemon Mallin as manager of Emergency Preparedness. In addition to being JCP&L's main liaison with federal, state and local emergency preparedness organizations, Mallin also will oversee several new preparedness initiatives designed to help ensure the company continues to respond quickly and effectively to emergency events, including weather-related system damages. "Rae's...

2014-06-17 16:21:41

In the news release, Warwick Partners II, LLC Announces The Close Of The Acquisition Of R/C Sugarkane, LLC, An Eagle Ford Shale Oil And Gas Company From Riverstone Holdings, LLC, issued 13-Jun-2014 by Warwick Energy Group over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, last sentence, should read "2,400 net barrels" rather than "1,200 net barrels" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Warwick Partners II, LLC Announces The...

2014-06-17 08:32:05

Brazil is among the Top 5 markets for LEED-certified buildings in the world WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, in conjunction with the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that six World Cup stadiums have achieved LEED certification, including South America's largest stadium, Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro. Originally built and used for the 1950 FIFA World Cup, the LEED Silver Maracanã stadium is once again...

2014-06-16 23:09:39

Confusion When Mobil 1's Upgrade My Bike Contest Announces 2 Winners but Awards 1 Grand Prize (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 When Mobil 1 announced the winners of their Upgrade My Bike contest, no one was more surprised than Craig McDaniel, founder of the popular SweepstakesToday.com when he realized that two of the four Grand Prize finalists had entered through his site. According to the Mobil's company’s website Frank Mallory, of Yucaipa, CA won the Racing 4T prize winner and Brett...

2014-06-16 20:20:34

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced that the company has completed ash basin related pipe inspections at its North Carolina coal plants and shared those results with the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The third-party inspections demonstrate that the infrastructure is safe and performing as designed, but some areas of water infiltration were...

2014-06-16 12:22:41

Entry level positions may be available upon completion DETROIT, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is starting a new Boot Camp to train people to become Customer Care Representatives in the company's Contact Center in Detroit. The Contact Center Boot Camp will run from Aug. 4-29 at MIAT College of Technology in Canton. There are 30 available seats for training with a potential for employment upon the training's completion. While there is no guarantee of employment,...

2014-06-16 08:22:37

$255 Million Cross Winds® Energy Park Creating 150 Construction Jobs CARO, Mich., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction of Consumers Energy's second wind park is underway and the company is urging safe driving as large equipment is transported on Michigan highways. Billboards promoting safe driving are in place in southeast and southwest Michigan, the entry points for delivery of wind turbine generators, 165-foot turbine blades and Michigan-made turbine towers. "Consumers...

2014-06-16 04:21:17

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP), Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC (NYSE: CQH), Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) and Questar Corporation (NYSE: STR). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership,...


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