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2014-02-19 08:24:35

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects Designed to Help Reduce Number and Duration of Outages AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to improve the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to invest more than $475 million in 2014 on service reliability infrastructure upgrades in its Ohio Edison service territory. This represents about a $233 million increase compared to what the company spent on...

2014-02-18 16:21:01

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects to Enhance Reliability and Reduce Outages TOLEDO, Ohio, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to improve the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to invest nearly $100 million in infrastructure upgrades in its Toledo Edison service area in 2014. This represents about a $25 million increase over what the company invested in reliability and infrastructure projects in...

2014-02-12 16:21:54

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has completed the sale of 11 hydroelectric power stations to Harbor Hydro Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of LS Power Equity Partners II, LP, for approximately $395 million. The two companies originally announced the sales agreement in September 2013. The hydroelectric power stations included in this sale are owned by FirstEnergy Generation, LLC, Allegheny Energy Supply Company, LLC and Green Valley Hydro, LLC and...

2014-02-07 20:20:27

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Generation's nuclear fleet continued to produce electricity around the clock and was unaffected by ice, snow storms and frigid temperatures that dominated the first month of 2014. Exelon's 10 nuclear power plants in Illinois, Pennsylvania and New Jersey operated continuously throughout January, producing more than 12 million megawatt-hours of electricity, enough to power more than 16 million average American homes. Exelon's...

2014-02-07 12:21:36

Cited for accomplishments as head of power grid VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection President and CEO Terry Boston has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his leadership in the development and operation of large electric grids and markets for wholesale electricity. Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions for engineers. It is earned through a nomination process and review by present...

2014-01-31 16:22:02

Reliability maintained despite extreme weather conditions VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection, the electricity grid operator for more than 61 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia, experienced one of its biggest weather challenges during the month of January. In its nearly 87-year history, this January's prolonged cold was record-breaking. Eight of the 10 highest winter demands for electricity ever recorded in the PJM region...

2014-01-28 16:21:11

MONESSEN, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers brace for considerably higher electric bills in the coming weeks, the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance called for legislative hearings to investigate the reasons for the supply shortages that are causing prices to spike. Last week PJM Interconnection, which operates the regional power grid, asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for emergency approval to exceed a $1,000 per megawatt-hour price cap on the suddenly needed...

2014-01-27 16:21:43

Another round of frigid weather pushes electricity use higher NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to another round of frigid temperatures and increased electric demand, PSE&G customers are asked to conserve electricity, if health permits, on Tuesday, especially from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120830/MM62627LOGO) The conservation request is being made to electric utilities throughout the region by PJM Interconnection,...

2014-01-27 16:21:06

Record-breaking electricity use possible tomorrow due to extreme cold weather VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection, the electricity grid operator for more than 61 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia, is asking consumers to conserve electricity on Tuesday. The call for conservation is prompted by another wave of frigid weather that will push up the demand for electricity. The request is being made throughout the entire area served by PJM....

2014-01-27 08:21:19

- Fourth-quarter earnings $0.71 per share GAAP and $0.60 per share operating COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER Preliminary, unaudited results Fourth quarter ended Year-to-date ended Dec. Dec. 31...


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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