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2011-01-05 09:47:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkEco, Inc. today announced an agreement with Con Edison to develop and deploy energy-management technology for window air conditioners. The innovation, which integrates Con Edison's intellectual property, expands the capabilities of ThinkEco's flagship product, the modlet®. The patent-pending modlet--short for modern outlet--is the first intelligent outlet that saves businesses and consumers money by reducing energy waste from...

2008-09-05 18:00:23

Con Edison set a record yesterday for September peak electricity demand, reaching a high of 11,389 megawatts at 5 p.m., surpassing the previous record of 11,149 megawatts set at 5 p.m. on September 15, 2005. Peak demand is the average maximum amount of power used by customers during a one-hour period. The all-time peak demand for electricity use was 13,141 megawatts set on Wednesday, August 2, 2006, at 5 p.m. In July, the company also set a record for monthly electricity sendout of...

2008-08-01 15:00:48

Con Edison (NYSE: ED) said today that July set a record for monthly electricity sendout of 6,702,321 megawatt hours, surpassing the previous mark of 6,649,832 used during August 2005. Sendout is the cumulative amount of energy distributed over the company's power grid. The July sendout translates to 6.7 billion kilowatt hours. A typical Con Edison customer in New York City uses approximately 350 kilowatt hours a month. This new monthly record represents more than the amount of electricity...

2008-07-02 09:00:55

The International District Energy Association (IDEA) last night presented its System of the Year Award to Northwind Phoenix LLC during ceremonies at the association's 99th Annual Conference & Trade Show in Orlando, Fla. Given annually, the System of the Year Award is the top honor IDEA can bestow on a public or privately owned district energy system. It recognizes exemplary system performance and service furthering the goals of the district energy industry. Northwind Phoenix was...


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