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2011-07-19 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MAYA Advertising and Communications (MAYA) is bringing a little bit of Hollywood to Pepco's new energy conservation television campaign with an innovative animation approach this summer. For the past 18 years, MAYA has produced a wide range of award-winning television spots for Pepco using stills, animation and live action. This year, to cut across the commercial clutter, MAYA's new TV spot uses stop motion to deliver a very important message...

2011-03-22 16:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepco Energy, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM) and a leader in energy savings performance contracting, has been selected to conduct a comprehensive energy audit and energy savings analysis of the Governor's Mansion in Atlanta, Georgia. Under the contract with the Georgia Building Authority, Pepco Energy will perform a physical audit of the mansion and ancillary buildings in order to identify baseline energy costs and usage of...

2011-03-03 00:00:28

Henninger Media Services ("Henninger"), a leader in production and post-production in the Washington, D.C. area, was selected by Stanton Communications, Inc. ("SCI"), an award-winning PR and advertising firm, to produce spots for two different ad campaigns SCI developed for Pepco and Delmarva Power. A total of six spots were created over a six-week span. The television, radio, and in-theater ads were designed and created by SCI and produced at Henninger. SCI selected Henninger for its...

2010-09-09 07:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to encourage further Smart Grid pilot deployments across the country, eMeter, a leader in Smart Grid management software, and representatives from the D.C. Public Service Commission (PSC) will present a final report on the PowerCentsDC Program in a press conference also attended by White House officials at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The report on the PowerCentsDC program, which tested demand response and dynamic...

2010-08-16 11:19:00

BALTIMORE, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Energy, North America's largest competitive energy and services company, announced today that it has expanded its business to include virtually the entire state of Maryland and will begin offering electricity to residential and small commercial customers in the Pepco service area. The expansion into Pepco service territory follows on the success of Direct Energy's entries into BG&E, Allegheny Power and Delmarva Power & Light service...

2010-08-12 16:25:00

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its long-standing tradition of assisting neighboring electric companies in need, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities have sent 140 employees - including 56 line crews - to Rockville, Maryland, to help restore electrical service to more than 87,000 Pepco customers who remain without electricity after a devastating thunderstorm hit the greater Washington, D.C. area this morning. This marks the second time in less than a month that...

2010-03-09 10:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- eMeter, the global leader in Smart Grid Management software, today announced that the PowerCentsDC program it designed and managed in partnership with Pepco and Smart Meter Pilot Program, Inc (SMPPI), has won the "Best Pricing and Demand Response Program" award from the Association for Energy Service Professionals (AESP). The program is the first pilot in the electric utility industry to test the response of residential customers to three...

2008-10-12 06:00:28

Text of report by Khalid Mustafa headlined "Power crisis worsens as deficit swells to 4,000 MW" published by Pakistani newspaper The News website on 12 October Islamabad: The prevailing power crisis in the country worsened on Saturday [11 October] as power deficit swelled to 4,000 MW because of further reduction in water outflows from the Tarbela Dam, closure of seven thermal power units and zero supply of gas to power houses. The Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco) has increased...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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