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2008-08-22 18:00:40

Puget Sound Energy (PSE), utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD), today announced that the utility has reached settlement on all but one issue with every party in its General Rate Case (GRC) proceeding before the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC). The UTC must still review the settlement before issuing its decision on the GRC request. The parties that have reached the settlement with PSE include the UTC staff, the Public Counsel Section of the state Attorney...

2008-08-13 03:00:30

Puget Sound Energy Rebekah Anderson, 1-888-831-7250 Logo: http://www.pse.com Puget Sound Energy (PSE) announced today that it has awarded $45,000 to continue to support the energy efficiency efforts of two local nonprofit educational organizations: the Environmental Education Association of Washington (EEAW) in Olympia and Independent Colleges of Washington (ICW) in Seattle. "PSE is dedicated to supporting the development of future energy- saving technologies, applications and...

2008-08-07 15:00:49

Puget Sound Energy's (PSE) Hopkins Ridge Wind Facility continues to build on the success of generating clean, renewable energy with the addition of four new wind turbines. The expansion, which brings the total number of turbines at the Dayton, Columbia County facility to 87, is another step for the utility and the region toward a sustainable energy future. "Wind power and southeastern Washington are a great team," said Kimberly Harris, executive vice president and chief resource officer for...

2008-07-31 12:00:59

Today, July 31, marks the 30th anniversary of the Utilities Underground Location Center (UULC), the "Call Before You Dig" non-profit organization, which provides one-call service to more than 1,000 utilities in Washington and Montana. Established in 1978 by five Seattle-area utilities, including Puget Sound Energy (PSE) predecessor companies Washington Natural Gas and Puget Sound Power & Light, the UULC has processed more than 6 million calls from homeowners, renters and businesses...

2008-07-30 15:01:07

Puget Sound Energy (the utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD)) today said it is pursuing the acquisition of 560 megawatts (MW) of new, long-term electricity supply -- including more wind power -- from three outside parties. The targeted resources constitute the screened "short list" of more than 30 power-supply bids PSE received from regional energy producers and marketers in response to the utility's Request for Proposals (RFP) in January. PSE hopes to secure the short-listed...

2008-07-28 15:00:56

Puget Sound Energy (utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD)) today announced that it has completed the purchase of a 125-megawatt (MW) power plant in northwest Washington to help the company meet its customers' steadily growing electricity demands. The utility bought the natural-gas-fired power plant in Sumas, Wash., from Sumas Cogeneration Co., a subsidiary of National Energy Systems Co., based in Kirkland, Wash. "This acquisition not only gives our customers another efficient,...

2008-07-25 15:01:01

Puget Sound Energy (utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD)) earlier this month added two new solar-powered systems to dozens installed since 1984 that help protect the utility's underground natural gas system in Western Washington. PSE's two newest solar-powered systems in Edmonds, Wash., use the sun to produce electric current along more than six miles of buried natural gas steel pipe to block corrosion caused by the electrochemical reaction between the metal pipe and the...

2008-07-24 09:01:05

Despite the Northwest's reputation for cloudy skies, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) is receiving high marks for its work in developing solar energy resources. According to rankings released by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) today, PSE merits a "Top 10 Solar Ranking" among all utilities across the country. "Solar energy is proving its potential in Washington, even with weather that some may not see as ideal for harnessing the power of the sun," said Kimberly Harris, executive vice...

2008-07-21 12:01:17

By Jeff Raderstrong, Seattle Times Jul. 21--Buy a hot dog at an Interlake High School Saints game this fall and save the Earth. Really? Well, at least save some electricity. That's because Interlake's new concession stand will be powered by solar energy. Interlake is one of 12 schools, including Redmond High and Thomas Jefferson High in Auburn, to receive grants from Puget Sound Energy (PSE) for solar panels. The utility plans to give out at least 10 more grants to schools in the...

2008-07-17 12:01:09

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) and Congressman Jim McDermott, 7th District, Washington, announced today that changes in how the United States Department of the Treasury interprets tax laws on renewable energy production will benefit utility consumers in Washington and across the nation by reducing energy costs and promoting the development of wind and other alternative energy sources. "This is a story of how, by working together, we can make positive steps on behalf of Washingtonians and the...


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Symbol: GRIN Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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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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