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2009-10-22 15:43:00

CARMEL, Ind., October 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (Midwest ISO) this week successfully hosted the Very Large Power Grid Operators (VLPGO), an association of the 12 largest international power grid operators representing more than 60 percent of the world's transmission grids, in Washington, D.C. The event, held at Washington, D.C.'s Hay-Adams Hotel, brought the association together to formalize the VLPGO's positions on the key issues faced by...

2009-06-24 12:56:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northeast Utilities and American Transmission Company have been named winners of the Edison Award by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) for the extraordinary achievements both companies have made this past year. The Edison Award recognizes U.S. and international electric companies for outstanding leadership, innovation and advancement of the electric industry. A panel of past electric company CEOs selects the award winners. This year's...

2008-08-08 03:00:39

Enel Latin America and Enel Brasil Participacoes have signed a project development agreement with SoWiTec do Brasil Energias Alternativas, an affiliate of the German wind power developer SoWiTec international, to develop wind power projects in Brazil for a total capacity of up to 1,000MW. Through this agreement Enel has the exclusive rights to eight power projects, all at an early stage of development and will be entitled to acquire the same projects once they are completely developed by...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.