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2014-08-25 08:29:21

Acquisition Expands PulteGroup's Midwest Operations into Columbus, Louisville and Lexington ATLANTA, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM) announced today that it has acquired the real estate assets of Dominion Homes, one of the largest builders in Columbus, Ohio, and Louisville, Ky. Dominion also maintains operations in Lexington, Ky. In 2013, Dominion delivered approximately 850 homes across its three markets and generated revenues of approximately $170...

2014-08-24 20:20:14

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is continuing to restore electric and gas service following an early morning 6.0 magnitude earthquake in Napa County and is making plans for additional actions in the days ahead to ensure customer safety. Gas Service PG&E proactively lowered the operating pressure of its Sonoma/Napa transmission pipeline system and conducted two patrols of the transmission system to ensure its integrity. The company...

2014-08-24 20:20:11

Restoration Efforts Combined With System Inspections to Ensure Safety; Customers Urged to Follow Safety Tips SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) emergency crews are responding to power outages and service disruptions caused by today's 6.0 magnitude earthquake. The earthquake struck at 3:20 a.m. and was centered near American Canyon in Napa County. Customers should report emergencies, such as damaged power equipment or a gas leak, to...

2014-08-22 12:22:50

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) declared a quarterly common stock dividend on Friday (8/22) of $0.3725 per share, payable Oct. 1, 2014, to shareowners of record as of Sept. 10, 2014. PPL Corporation, with 2013 revenues of $12 billion, is one of the largest companies in the U.S. utility sector. The PPL family of companies delivers electricity and natural gas to about 10 million customers in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL...

2014-08-22 12:22:45

FPL's typical, 1,000-kWh residential bill projected to remain: JUNO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced that, subject to approval by the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC), it expects to reduce customer rates in 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140822/138896 Based on the company's projections filed today, FPL's typical 1,000-kilowatt-hour residential customer bill will decrease nearly $2 a...

2014-08-22 12:22:41

MONCURE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy's Cape Fear Plant this morning underwent a major transformation after serving the region well for more than 90 years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The decommissioning team imploded the two 200-foot smokestacks at the site as part of Duke Energy's program to decommission and demolish retired units at nine coal plants in North Carolina. This is the first of three implosions that will occur at the...

2014-08-22 08:21:43

- $2.8 billion sale price includes ownership interest in 11 power plants and Duke Energy Retail Sales CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced Dynegy will buy its non-regulated Midwest Commercial Generation Business for $2.8 billion in cash, which includes ownership interests in 11 power plants and Duke Energy Retail Sales, the company's competitive retail business in Ohio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO "This...

2014-08-21 16:21:42

ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its longstanding commitment to the military, Southern Company today recognized the first graduates of the transmission line and substation construction apprentice training program the company helped establish at Fort Stewart near Savannah, Ga. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO A Troops to Energy jobs founding member, Southern Company partnered with the U.S. Army to develop the new program providing specialized...

2014-08-21 08:24:13

SPRING, Texas, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texhoma Energy, Inc. ("Texhoma") (OTC Pink: TXHE) announced that continuing with its tradition of oil and gas operations, it has embarked on an acquisition plan of oil and gas properties. Through Texhoma's wholly-owned subsidiary, Texhoma Holding Company, it has won two auctions. The company won high bid for a 0.016589% royalty interest in the Shooter 916 Lease located in Ochiltree County, Texas which has existing oil and gas production...

2014-08-21 08:24:05

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some were "superheroes" to a Boys and Girls Club. Others gave their time to Habitat for Humanity and to a community garden in Grand Rapids. One group adopted a beach in Ludington and cleared away 25 pounds of trash. They all made a difference in the communities they serve. More than 130 Consumers Energy summer interns volunteered this summer to do work for nonprofit organizations across Michigan through the company's annual Intern Challenge. The...


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