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2014-01-23 08:24:08

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) announced today the election of several individuals to its Board of Directors. ADS is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, that focuses on development and exchange of information among policymakers, utilities, technology companies, and other stakeholders. It includes as members companies and organizations, as well as individuals, who work in or are interested in the...

2014-01-14 16:21:10

$151 Million Spent Last Year to Expand and Strengthen Electric System in Northeast Ohio AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) spent approximately $151 million on service reliability upgrades in its Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) northeast Ohio service territory in 2013. The work included completing a new transmission line, installing smart grid technology, rebuilding and upgrading circuits and inspecting and replacing utility poles. "The...

2014-01-10 16:20:43

$246 Million Spent Last Year to Expand and Strengthen Electric System AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed approximately $246 million in scheduled reliability enhancement projects for 2013, including constructing three new substations, rebuilding and upgrading circuits, inspecting and replacing utility poles and continuing vegetation management programs. One of the key projects was completing the new Black River...

2014-01-08 12:23:53

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection, the electric grid operator for more than 61 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia, has ended its special request for the public to conserve electricity. The call to reduce electricity use was prompted by the intense cold weather. The request to reduce electricity use had applied to the entire region served by PJM. "Our thanks go to all of the consumers who heeded our call yesterday to conserve...

2014-01-07 20:20:14

Continued Cold Weather Sparks High Demand for Electricity VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection, the electricity grid operator for more than 61 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia, is extending its appeal for the public to conserve electricity into Wednesday morning. The call for conservation is prompted by the continuing arctic weather across the region PJM serves which is driving electricity consumption to record levels. On Tuesday...

2014-01-06 20:20:24

Cold Weather Pushes Electricity Use Higher VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection, the electricity grid operator for more than 61 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia, is requesting the public to conserve electricity on Tuesday. The call for conservation is prompted by the continuing frigid weather. The request is being made throughout the region served by PJM. Demand for electricity is expected to increase because of the extremely cold...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.