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2014-06-16 20:20:37

SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.66 per share of common stock. The current dividend is payable July 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on July 1, 2014. Sempra Energy, based in San Diego, is a Fortune 500 energy services holding company with 2013 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion. The Sempra Energy companies' 17,000 employees serve more than 31 million consumers worldwide....

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,...

2014-06-11 16:22:18

Former FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff Honored with Phil Symons Award; AES Energy Storage for Industry Excellence Award WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Energy Storage Association (ESA) is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of two separate awards. The ESA's annual Phil Symons Energy Storage Award recipient is former Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Jon Wellinghoff and the inaugural Brad Roberts Outstanding Industry Achievement Award...

2014-06-10 23:02:35

Following the dismissal of FERC Order 745, Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) is providing the industry a new approach to reliable and cost-efficient energy. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 On May 23, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals rejected Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Order 745, District of Columbia Circuit Case No. 11-1486, under which independent System Operators (ISOs) were ordered to compensate Demand Response (DR) at Locational Marginal...

2014-06-10 16:23:01

HOUSTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced today that Douglas Sipe has been named Vice President of Regulatory & Public Affairs, a newly created department within the Professional Services segment. With the addition of Mr. Sipe, the Company's offerings now include environmental consulting and permitting skillsets, allowing Willbros to offer customers a full turn-key approach to energy infrastructure projects. Based in Washington D.C., Mr....

2014-06-09 23:03:54

Proposed guidelines submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) will result in increased efforts to protect the nation’s electrical grid from physical attacks, according to The Anfield Group, an Austin-based consultancy specializing in cyber security for the electric, oil and gas industries. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Proposed guidelines submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by the North...

2014-06-03 12:25:04

-- New Market project in upstate New York would serve National Grid companies RICHMOND, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) yesterday asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to approve two projects that would provide additional natural gas supplies from the ever-growing production in the Appalachian Region. The New Market project in upstate New York improves access for National Grid to meet its customers' growing demand for natural gas, while the Clarington...

2014-05-28 16:22:14

FAIRMONT, W.Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance across its Mon Power area in north central West Virginia that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on nearly 2,100 miles of FirstEnergy transmission line circuits located in the Mon Power area. The inspections are...

2014-05-22 08:23:03

Project will Allow Texas to Grow its Wind Energy Capacity and Provide Southeastern States and ERCOT with Significant Economic and Reliability Benefits SAN FRANCISCO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Achieving a key milestone in the Southern Cross transmission project, Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) today announced that the project has obtained final regulatory approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Pattern Development is developing the Southern...

2014-05-19 16:21:42

Joe Nipper, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Communications, American Public Power Association & Cliff Hamal, Managing Director, Navigant Economics WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the climate change debate rages on, the role of the electricity markets is often forgotten. Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced more effectively if there are appropriate incentives and well-functioning markets. This is explained in our recent white paper,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.