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2009-11-12 23:01:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) is using IBM software to reduce the complexity and costs of managing the utility's resources and services, which span across more than 36,800 square miles and 58 counties in Central and South Texas, serving more than 2.2 million residents. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The IBM software gives LCRA's maintenance and operations staff a...

2009-08-27 11:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EZCORP, Inc. (Nasdaq: EZPW) announced today that Joseph J. Beal has been appointed to the Board of Directors of EZCORP effective immediately. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090713/EZCORPLOGO) Until his retirement in January 2008, Beal was the general manager and chief executive officer of the Lower Colorado River Authority, a Texas conservation and reclamation district with over $1 billion in annual revenues, over $3 billion...

2008-11-11 00:00:25

Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A+' rating to Lower Colorado River Authority's (LCRA), $300 million refunding and improvement revenue bonds, series 2008A. The Rating Outlook is Stable. In addition, Fitch affirms LCRA's outstanding revenue bonds at 'A+' and LCRA's tax-exempt and taxable commercial paper (CP) programs at 'F1+'. Proceeds from the 2008A bonds will refund outstanding commercial paper, fund certain improvements to the system, and pay costs of issuance. The bonds are expected to...

2008-10-21 18:00:22

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A+' rating for the Kerrville Utility Board, TX's (KPUB) $13 million in outstanding electric revenue bonds. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The 'A+' rating reflects KPUB's stable and competitively priced wholesale power supply provided by the regional supplier - the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA; rated 'A+' with a Stable Outlook by Fitch), a retail electric rate structure that includes a cost recovery mechanism adjusted monthly to recover variable...

2008-07-25 03:00:43

By Eric Torbenson, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 25--Oncor, the power transmission subsidiary of Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings Corp., joined five other Texas-based transmission companies in a single bid on the $4.9 billion wind power transmission lines authorized last week. Calling the project the Renewable Energy Superhighway, Oncor and its partners face competition from nearly a dozen other submissions made by Thursday's deadline to show interest in the project. Oncor would be...

2008-06-10 09:01:01

Energy services provider Dynegy and the LS Power Group have announced an agreement to sell a portion of their indirect interest in the 900MW Sandy Creek power generation facility to the Lower Colorado River Authority. In addition to purchasing an 11% non-controlling ownership stake in the project, which represents the equivalent of 100MW, Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) is also entering into a 30-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for 100MW of capacity commencing with commercial...

2008-06-06 18:00:29

Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) and LS Power Group today announced an agreement to sell a portion of their indirect interest in the 900-megawatt Sandy Creek Power Generation Facility to the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA). In addition to purchasing an approximately 11 percent non-controlling ownership stake in the project, which represents the equivalent of 100 megawatts, LCRA is also entering into a 30-year power purchase agreement for 100 megawatts of capacity commencing with commercial...


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