Latest The Transformers Stories

2011-07-25 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power has launched a $20 million program to pro-actively replace older electric transformers before they experience problems, thus assuring higher reliability for thousands of customers. More than 700 transformers have been replaced so far in residential areas of Northern Virginia, Central Virginia and the Hampton Roads area as part of the company's ongoing efforts to maintain and improve service reliability. An...

2011-07-14 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three domestic producers of liquid dielectric large power transformers ("LPTs") today filed an antidumping duty petition with the United States Department of Commerce ("Commerce Department") and the United States International Trade Commission ("USITC") charging that unfairly traded imports of LPTs with a top rating of 60 MVA or more from Korea are causing material injury to the domestic industry. The petitioners allege dumping margins ranging from...

2011-06-30 09:45:00

NASA's historic adventures and cutting-edge technology provide some of the underpinnings for "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," and there are also some star turns of a different sort for some of the workers who appeared as extras in the film. Director Michael Bay and his production team all but moved in to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a week in October 2010. There were casting calls, costuming and catering tents, and of course a flotilla of high-performance cars and trucks....

2011-06-24 14:05:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale on Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, for "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," opening on Wednesday, June 29. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061016/LAM046LOGO-b) Tickets for the IMAX 3D version of the movie are likely to be among the hottest sellers on the site. According to a recent Fandango survey, 76% of "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" fans are more inclined to see the movie in 3D because it...

2011-06-21 07:30:00

CARLSTADT, N.J., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jinpan International Ltd. (Nasdaq: JST), a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of cast resin transformers for high voltage distribution equipment, today announced the date in which the Company will pay the second portion of its annual dividend payment. In January 2011, the Company announced an annual dividend of $0.14 per common share, half of which was payable to shareholders in February 2011. The second half, or $0.07, of this...

2011-06-02 08:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GridSense, a subsidiary of Acorn Energy (Nasdaq:ACFN), and a leader in advanced monitoring systems that support electric utilities worldwide, today announced that a leading Southeastern electric utility, known to be on the forefront of adopting new technology, has selected the company's TransformerIQ to monitor over 2000 transformers in one metropolitan county in its service territory. This project is expected to be a showcase for Smart Grid...

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