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2014-02-20 12:23:30

BOSTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, Northeast Utilities System (NU) in Massachusetts opposed a plan that would bring economic growth to the state while boosting use of cleaner and more efficient solar energy. Solar delivers a financial benefit to all ratepayers, but NU doesn't like it because they prefer investing in large transmission and gas projects to increase their profits. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130828/SF71040LOGO) For example, a...

2014-01-21 16:21:17

Cape businesses, residents, and the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound join the Town of Barnstable in challenging the overpriced NSTAR contract for violations of federal law BOSTON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NSTAR's no-bid contract to purchase electricity from Cape Wind at three times the price of competing out-of-state green energy violates federal law and would unfairly burden ratepayers, according to a suit filed in U.S. District Court today by the Town of Barnstable,...

2013-09-18 12:24:24

LONDON, September 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. The U.S. equity market posted gains on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, with the S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the NASDAQ Composite rising 0.42%, 0.23% and 0.75%, respectively. Shares in the utilities sector mostly ended on a higher note, tracking gains in the broader market. The major movers in the sector included American Electric...

2013-08-12 23:03:33

Explore the best practices from real-word case studies in emergency planning and system hardening from some of the nation's top utility companies. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Infocast, the leading producer of business intelligence events in various industries, is set to host the System Resiliency and Service Restoration Summit on September 10-12, 2013 at the Almast Temple Club in Washington D.C. The event will explore the best practices from real-word case studies in...

2013-07-22 08:22:57

NEW YORK, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU), NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR), and Northwestern Corp. (NYSE: NWE). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -...

2013-07-17 08:22:54

Improved Communications During Long Outages Increases Satisfaction WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite ongoing severe weather across the United States resulting in longer outage periods per event, customer satisfaction with residential electric utilities has increased substantially from 2012 driven primarily by improvements in billing/payment, price and outage communications, according to the J.D. Power 2013 Electric Utility Residential Customer...

2013-07-08 23:04:31

Premier Gathering Event for Utilities, Municipalities, State Regulators, Government Officials, Smart Grid Technology Developers and Software Vendors Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Infocast, the leading producer of business intelligence events in various industries, is set to host the System Resiliency and Service Restoration Summit on September 10-12, 2013 at the Almast Temple Club in Washington D.C. The event will explore the best practices from real-word case studies in...

2013-05-29 16:21:30

Connecticut Natural Gas, Southern Connecticut Gas and Yankee Gas offer information on converting from fuel oil to natural gas BERLIN, Conn. and NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There's no question that many Connecticut residents, businesses, leaders and officials are concerned over the rising cost of fuel oil. And while hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses are poised to take advantage of the abundant supply of cheaper and cleaner natural gas, many lack the...

2013-02-13 08:23:26

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Business customer satisfaction with electric utility communications increases, while overall satisfaction declines, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study (SM )released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050527/LAF028LOGO-a) The study is based on interviews with representatives of more than 25,700 U.S. businesses that spend at least $250 monthly on...

2012-12-28 12:20:36

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After soliciting public input during 13 community meetings, PPL Electric Utilities has submitted the Northeast-Pocono Reliability Project to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission for approval, the company said Friday (12/28). The project will improve electric service for 250,000 people in northeast Pennsylvania and the Poconos. It will involve construction of three new electrical substations and a new 230-kilovolt power...