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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...

2013-05-14 12:22:57

LINCOLN, Neb., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation is a 2013 Tree Line USA utility for the eighth year in a row, the Arbor Day Foundation announced today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/MM74349LOGO) Tree Line USA is a national program recognizing public and private utilities for pursuing practices that protect and enhance America's urban trees. A partnership between the Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters, Tree Line USA promotes the...

2013-04-26 12:22:26

AKRON, Ohio, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifteenth consecutive year, FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE), on behalf of its 10 utility companies, has been recognized as a Tree Line USA utility 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 abundant, healthy trees along America's streets...

2013-04-23 16:21:27

Customers can help prevent power outages and flickers to maintain reliable electric service JUNO BEACH, Fla., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trees growing near power lines are one of the leading causes of power flickers and outages. With National Arbor Day around the corner, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) reminds its customers to follows its tree-planting tips. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/FL62738LOGO ) "Line clearing is an important part of our plan...

2013-04-23 12:24:53

SDG&E Offers Customers Free Tree Removal and Replacement of Trees that are too Close to Power Lines SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In advance of Arbor Day, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is reminding customers to plant the "Right Tree" in the "Right Place." SDG&E recommends selecting trees that are compatible with overhead power lines, and to call Underground Service Alert at 8-1-1 to mark out underground utility lines before planting. The "Right Tree,...

2013-04-19 12:23:58

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is sponsoring two Arbor Day events next week that will include giving away 1,000 free tree seedlings. The events also feature several speakers on various planting and gardening techniques. The workshops will be held April 23, 2013, in Morristown and April 26, 2013, in Lincroft. JCP&L's Arbor Day events will take place beginning at 10 a.m. at the following locations: April 23 -Frelinghuysen...

2013-03-06 20:20:54

Utility Reminds Customers to Call 811 before Planting Trees to Avoid Contact with Underground Electric and Gas Lines SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of California Arbor Day on March 7, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) reminds customers to plant the "right tree, in the right place." Even trees that are small when planted may grow to heights that can interfere with overhead distribution power lines and planting any type of tree near larger,...