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2014-08-20 16:22:04

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Penn Power crews have replaced about 115 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. This year, Penn Power will inspect almost 11,000 of its 128,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from vehicle or other accidents. All wood poles throughout the six-county Penn Power service territory are inspected on a 12-year cycle....

2014-08-20 16:22:02

READING, Pa., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) crews have replaced or repaired nearly 600 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Penelec, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, expects to inspect more than 41,100 of its 493,339 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden...

2014-08-20 12:24:57

PARIS, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study by Tradingandipo.com In the French electricity sector a "disrupteur" is a circuit breaker. In English, the verb to disrupt means to throw into turmoil or disorder, to upset, to disturb. Over recent years, and within an astonishingly short timeframe, technological innovation and the Internet have triggered major upheavals of the established order of things with the emergence of new economic and social players that are...

2014-08-19 16:25:57

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Asset Management and Condition Monitoringhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2049265/Asset-Management-and-Condition-Monitoring.htmlGrid Sensors and Software Solutions for Transmission and Distribution Networks: Global Market Analysis and ForecastsAsset management for most utilities today is handled with what is commonly called a run-to-fail strategy. Particularly in the distribution network,...

2014-08-14 16:22:54

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed a $2 million substation upgrade in Wrightstown to enhance customer service reliability and help meet the growing demand for electricity in Burlington County. The upgrade included installing two five ton, 230 kilovolt (kV) circuit breakers and connecting them to existing substation equipment. The new circuit breakers provide greater operational flexibility and resiliency for the...

2014-08-14 12:22:32

GREENSBURG, Pa., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, West Penn Power crews have replaced or repaired about 340 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, West Penn Power expects to inspect more than 54,000 of its 491,000 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden distribution pole typically is expected to last more than 50...

2014-08-14 08:25:33

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), announced today an agreement to represent a total of 50,000 copyrights from The Bicycle Music Company, the globally influential independent music publisher, record label, and rights manager. The copyrights received from The Bicycle Music Company add to Rightscorp's catalogue of over 1.5 million...

2014-08-13 12:30:09

BURNABY, British Columbia, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci Research [http://www.techsciresearch.com ] recently announces its publication 'Brazil Power & Distribution Transformers Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019' (http://www.techsciresearch.com/2883) Growing current electricity demand and the need to widen access to electricity, transmission expansion continues to be of prime priority for the Brazilian government. Moreover, the accelerated...

2014-08-04 16:22:54

Merger Will Create a Multi-Billion Dollar Market Leader in Metal Forming Technologies PLYMOUTH, Mich., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. ("MPG" or "the Company") today announced the merger of Grede Holdings LLC, HHI Group Holdings, and Metaldyne LLC, forming a new holding company. As a result of the merger, MPG will become a premiere manufacturing company with operations in metal forming technologies and global value-added capabilities focused on...

2014-07-31 08:29:38

Company Makes Significant Headways with Top Songs on other Billboard Charts SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), today reported a significant increase in the number of titles it represents on the Billboard Charts, including a recent #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100. This increase is due to new contracts recently signed with top...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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