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2014-03-31 16:21:56

ATLANTA, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) has presented Southern Company the 2014 National Key Accounts Customer Service award for Outstanding Customer Service, recognizing the company for its continuing efforts to deliver exceptional customer service and assistance. This marks the 11(th) time the Southern Company national accounts organization has received an EEI Key Accounts Customer Service award. (Logo:...

2014-03-31 16:21:41

Average $35 credit the result of State's program to fight climate change SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and California Air Resources Board today announced that millions of California households will see a credit averaging $35 on their April electricity bills thanks to a State program to fight climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. California consumers can save even more money by investing the bill savings...

2014-03-31 12:23:41

AUSTIN, Texas, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) on March 27 unanimously approved an application by Electric Transmission Texas, LLC (ETT) and Sharyland Utilities, L.P. (Sharyland) to build a 345-kilovolt (kV) transmission line from a substation northwest of the city of Edinburg to a substation located east of the city of Brownsville. The cost of the project is estimated to total $309 million and is expected to be completed during the...

2014-03-27 23:04:54

One-of-a-kind design will assist NREL and its partners to shape the energy systems of the future. Golden, CO (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 One of the nation’s newest and most premier energy research facilities has been named R&D Magazine’s 2014 Laboratory of the Year. Designed and built by SmithGroupJJR and JE Dunn Construction, the $135 million Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) is located at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden,...

2014-03-27 16:22:28

We've learned the tragic lesson of San Bruno that safety must always come first SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) and its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), today filed a disclosure document with the Securities and Exchange Commission reporting that they expect that the federal government will bring criminal charges against the utility in connection with the 2010 San Bruno natural gas transmission pipeline accident. The...

2014-03-27 08:28:09

ROSELAND, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP(®), a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, today announced that two of the company's data centers have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the buildings perform in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meet strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. The data centers are...

2014-03-27 08:27:49

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the need for skilled employees, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) is helping community college students train for energy-related jobs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO Statistics predict an aging workforce and other factors will create the demand for a significant number of craft jobs at Duke Energy over the next 10 years. "We are in a unique time when our workforce is aging; there are workers looking to...

2014-03-26 23:33:47

Go green and save green; energy saving technology can put money in your pocket. Reducing the costs of heating and cooling your home is made easy with these valuable pointers. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 With the economy in its current state, consumers are looking to save money now more than ever before. By looking at home improvements with energy-efficiency in mind, homeowners have the opportunity to save hundreds of dollars a year on their energy bills including heating,...

2014-03-26 23:04:06

Propane Council of Texas to attend Annual Texas Alternative Energy & Transportation Conference & Expo and showcase cleaner-burning propane vehicles and commercial mowers. Irving, TX (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Propane Council of Texas (ProCOT) in partnership with the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) will showcase propane autogas at the upcoming 5th Annual Texas Alternative Energy & Transportation Conference & Expo (AltCar) at the Irving Convention Center on...

2014-03-26 20:20:50

Utility On Track to Meet State Goal of 33 Percent by 2020 SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an important milestone for California's Renewables Portfolio Standard - the utility delivered 22.5 percent of its power from eligible renewable resources in 2013 and is on track to meet the state's clean energy goals for 2020 and beyond. This marks the first time that renewable energy deliveries - including solar, wind,...