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2014-05-20 12:25:28

RICHMOND, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE:D) has issued the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's new rule designed to protect aquatic life from cooling water intakes at power stations: The Environmental Protection Agency's final rule for Cooling Water Intake Structures at Existing Facilities under section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act requires new technology and monitoring requirements on electric generating stations to reduce impacts...

2014-05-18 08:20:12

CAIRO, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggreko, the world's leading temporary power [http://africa.aggreko.com/products-services/power-overview ] and temperature control [http://africa.aggreko.com/products-services/temperature-overview ] services has signed a contract with RWE Dea to deliver a 4 MW power plant to the Disouq onshore natural gas facility located in the Nile Delta in northern Egypt. RWE Dea has been operating in Egypt as an oil producer for nearly 30 years, with...

2014-05-16 16:22:12

-- The project will generate $824 million in economic benefits during construction RICHMOND, Va., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With anticipated state and local economic benefits already accruing from the construction of Dominion Virginia Power's Brunswick County Power Station, the company today held the official groundbreaking ceremony for the 1,360-megawatt natural gas power station. "A study commissioned by Dominion forecasts that during construction, the station will generate...

2014-04-24 04:20:37

ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS and Apex Bethel Energy Center, LLC ("Apex") have signed a three-year operations & maintenance (O&M) agreement for the Bethel Energy Center. Under the $12 million contract, Wood Group GTS will be responsible for care, custody and control of the facility when it begins commercial operation in 2017. Construction is soon to begin for the plant in East Texas, which will utilize compressed air energy storage ("CAES")...

2014-04-22 08:25:34

LOVELAND, Colo., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has been awarded a contract by SOWEGA Power LLC to replace two obsolete and proprietary Woodward Netcon 5000 turbine control systems at the SOWEGA Power Station in Baconton, Georgia. The control systems will be replaced with Wood Group GTS' icon((TM)) controls, empowering plant operators with greater control and the on-site flexibility to meet different plant operating conditions. The icon open platform control system is...

2014-04-21 08:21:44

NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. power and energy infrastructure owner, LS Power Equity Advisors, LLC ("LS Power"), announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire approximately 3,500 MW of generation resources in the Southeastern United States, through its affiliate NATGEN Southeast Power, LLC, from Calpine Corporation ("Calpine") (NYSE: CPN) for $1.57 billion in cash, subject to working capital and other adjustments. The portfolio consists of six...

2014-04-12 08:20:04

BERWICK, Pa., April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 1 reactor from the electrical grid Saturday (4/12) to begin a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. While the reactor is shut down, workers will replace about 40 percent of the uranium fuel and complete a number of equipment maintenance tasks and upgrades. The plant also will be investing millions to upgrade equipment with state-of-the-art technology and to...

2014-04-11 08:21:41

COLUMBIA, Md., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) was selected by Panda Power Funds to provide instructor-led training and GPiLEARN(TM) web-based training at three of their new natural gas power plants: one in Sherman and two plants in Temple, Texas. In addition, Panda Power Funds chose GP Strategies' EtaPRO(TM) technologies for performance and condition monitoring at those plants. The Sherman and...

2014-04-09 04:20:30

ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has completed two steam turbine major inspections and received awards for three additional steam turbine outages from five US power plants. The cumulative $4.2 million in services are scheduled to be completed in the first half of this year. A steam turbine outage requires thorough component inspections, expedited repairs and a detailed project plan that incorporates the ability to replace damaged parts within the...

2014-04-08 23:26:37

HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution equipment in the U.S. and Canada, today announced that it has reached a multi-state distributor agreement with Kraft Power Corporation for the states of Georgia and Ohio. As part of the agreement, Kraft Power traveled its team to Lenexa this week to complete an intensive 2-day training program on the HIPOWER solutions. (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 HIPOWER SYSTEMS, a manufacturer of power-generation and power distribution...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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