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2014-07-11 16:21:24

Line clearance program improves electric service reliability DETROIT, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy tree trimming crews will work in several communities over the next two months to improve electrical service reliability and enhance safety for customers. "By trimming to a 10-foot distance between tree branches and our power lines, we can significantly reduce tree-related power outages," said Vince Dow, DTE Energy vice president, Distribution Engineering and Construction....

2014-04-25 12:22:43

Customers reminded to call 8-1-1 two-days before digging SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Arbor Day celebrations begin, San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) award-winning vegetation management team is reminding customers to plant the "Right Tree in the Right Place" this Arbor Day. When selecting trees customers are encouraged to keep in mind the future growth of the tree, as trees grow to mature heights they can interfere with overhead power lines and in some cases...

2014-04-25 12:22:41

Company named a Tree Line USA utility for ninth consecutive year. NEW ORLEANS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vegetation management. It's a big name for an even bigger service reliability initiative by Entergy Corporation to keep lines, poles and other infrastructure free from tree limbs and foliage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120913/MM74349LOGO The year-round, multimillion-dollar effort minimizes the number of service outages customers experience from falling trees and...

2014-04-23 08:26:24

FPL will contribute up to $10,000 to The Arbor Day Foundation: $1 for every new E-Mail Bill enrollment in April, and for every dollar contributed, a tree will be planted JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced that it will contribute $1 to The Arbor Day Foundation for every FPL customer who enrolls in E-Mail Bill, the utility's paperless billing program, in April. FPL will contribute up to $10,000, and for each dollar, The Arbor...

2014-04-21 16:22:11

-- Program helps young students in six states to connect with and care for the environment RICHMOND, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-three thousand elementary school students in six states are participating this year in Dominion's Project Plant It!, the environmental education program developed by Dominion to teach the next generation of tree-planters about the benefits of trees to our ecosystem. The program culminates with outdoor celebrations and tree-planting events throughout...

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...

2014-01-15 16:20:54

Line clearance program improves electric service reliability DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To improve electrical service reliability and safety for customers, DTE Energy tree trimming crews will be working in several local communities over the next two months. During severe weather, fallen limbs and tree branches create about two-thirds of power outages. "By trimming to a 10-foot distance between tree branches and our power lines, we can significantly reduce tree-related...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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