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2014-04-17 08:23:42

AKRON, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and its 10 utility companies have been recognized as a Tree Line USA utility for the sixteenth straight year by the National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters. The award recognizes investor-owned and public utility companies - electric, gas and water - that promote the dual goals of dependable utility service and healthy trees along America's streets and...

2014-04-10 16:21:37

Public Power CEO Sue Kelly Testifies at Senate Hearing WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Electric utilities have been focused on improving the safety and reliability of the complex and dynamic electric grid for years, testified Sue Kelly, president and CEO of the American Public Power Association (Public Power) at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing today. Kelly testified on behalf of investor-owned, cooperatively owned, and publicly owned...

2014-02-21 16:21:09

Secures critical water service infrastructure RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owl Computing Technologies, Inc., a network security solutions provider, is pleased to announce its selection by a major US water utilities system for the deployment of an electronic security perimeter to mitigate external cyber vulnerabilities. The water utilities system is one of the largest water service providers in the southeastern United States serving over 800,000 customers. To...

2014-01-23 08:24:03

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varentec(TM), the first provider of intelligent Grid Edge Control(TM) solutions for electric utilities, today announced the appointment of David Konye as Vice President of Sales. Konye will be responsible for all sales and customer management for both the utility and commercial sectors in North America. "Data from our utility pilots has fully validated that the lack of Grid Edge Control(TM) represents a key business challenge for...

2014-01-04 23:01:11

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is working to submit the Perryman's Bucket Shoe to applicable companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 "I’m a lineman, and the bucket I use failed dielectric testing and had to be replaced," said an inventor from Enid, Okla. "This caused me to rethink the durability and safety of utility-lift buckets." The patent-pending Perryman's Bucket Shoe protects the bottom of a single- or two-man utility-lift...

2013-12-30 12:20:35

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance (Alliance) announced today the release of a collection of sustainable practices in the areas of wood-pole manufacturing, purchasing, management and disposal/reuse. This document is based on research conducted between 2010 and 2013 including a detailed report by the Green Supplier and input from member and supplier experiences. The document is made up of two...

2013-12-20 16:22:02

OAKVILLE, ON, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) announced that effective today, Liberty Utilities, APUC's regulated distribution utility, has closed on a series of transactions resulting in the acquisition of the Massachusetts natural gas distribution utility assets ("New England Gas Assets") of Southern Union Company, a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. The acquisition of New England Gas Assets...

2013-12-17 16:21:32

OAKVILLE, ON, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) today announced that an APUC subsidiary has received all federal and state regulatory approvals required to complete the acquisition of the regulated natural gas distribution utility assets located in Massachusetts ("New England Gas"). New England Gas provides natural gas service to approximately 53,000 customers in Massachusetts. The acquisition, originally announced in February...

2013-11-18 23:30:52

One year after the initial roll-out, TaKaDu announces the winning of an extension tender with Spanish water utility Udal Sareak. Bilbao, Spain and Yehud, Israel (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 TaKaDu announced today the winning of an extension tender with Spanish water utility, Udal Sareak. The utility provides water supply services to a number of municipalities in Bilbao and the Basque Country. In October 2012, it rolled out TaKaDu’s solution. Following a one-year contract which proved...

2013-11-12 23:04:29

LeadFerret, the free B2B data site, announced today the release of their fully searchable Directory of Utilities Industry Professionals. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 LeadFerret users already enjoy free access to over 15+ million business contacts with complete information, including email addresses, social media links, and a robust set of search tools. Today LeadFerret announced the release of a specialized directory of Utilities Industry Professionals which allows users to...