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2012-07-09 10:22:17

SPS Industrial Inc of Orlando, FL has been honored with a recognition by Orlando Business Journal in its selection of "Largest Veteran-Owned Businesses Based In C. Fla." ORLANDO, Fla., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the June, 2012 issue of Orlando Business Journal published by American City Business Journals. SPS Industrial Inc was selected for the following honor: "Largest Veteran-Owned Businesses Based In C. Fla." (Photo:...

2012-06-04 23:03:36

Payless Power´s newest website offers specialized information and support options for residents of Midland-Odessa looking for affordable and dependable electric service. Midland-Odessa, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Payless Power, an electricity provider to more than 400 deregulated cities in Texas, recently launched a new website, http://www.paylesspowermidlandodessa.com, to serve residential and commercial electric service customers in Midland and Odessa. Payless Power provides...

2012-05-31 02:20:54

CANBY, Minn., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy has awarded Outland Energy Services a long-term service contract to provide operations and maintenance services at three Xcel Energy wind farms totaling 328 MW until 2017. In Minnesota, Outland will provide full-time services for the 201-megawatt (MW) Nobles wind farm in Nobles County and the 100.5 MW Grand Meadow wind farm in Mower County. Both sites utilize GE 1.5 MW wind turbines. In Colorado, Outland will provide full-time services...

2012-03-21 06:20:21

CANTON, Ohio, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) announced it has reached an agreement with Northern States Power-Minnesota, an Xcel Energy Company, for remote monitoring of wind turbines at Xcel Energy's Nobles Wind Farm in southern Minnesota. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100210/TIMKENLOGO ) Timken will supply 134 of its Online Intelligence Systems (OIS) for the 1.5?megawatt wind turbines at the facility. The initial agreement includes two years...

2012-02-08 08:00:00

PARIS, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BPL Global®, Ltd. (BPLG), a smart grid technology company, announced today that it has joined forces with Freshmile, The Hager Group, FAM Automobiles and the University of Technology in Belfort-Montbeliard (UTBM) on the "Alsace Auto 2.0" project. The project will provide electric cars to end-users on a subscription basis, an electric mobility service. The service is designed to optimize the impact of electric vehicle charging on the electrical...

2012-01-18 10:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCI) today announced that its contract with Xcel Energy to provide refrigerator recycling services for the utility's residential electric customers in Colorado, Minnesota and New Mexico has been extended through December 31, 2014. Through this energy efficiency program, an Xcel Energy customer in Colorado, Minnesota or New Mexico who turns in an old, operating secondary...

2011-12-22 16:05:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, December 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has recognized hardware-enforced unidirectional communication connections as providing strong "non-routable" security. NERC is responsible for the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards which secure the North American Bulk Electric System (BES) from cyber attacks. The NERC action provides guidance to NERC auditors who increasingly encounter unidirectional...

2011-12-21 18:04:00

PUEBLO, Colo., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced that its new generation facilities will be ready to begin commercial operations on Jan. 1, 2012. Black Hills Energy - Colorado Electric owns the $227 million, 180-megawatt facility, and Black Hills Colorado IPP owns the $260 million, 200-MW facility. The electricity from both facilities will replace a purchase power agreement with Xcel Energy that expires on Dec. 31, 2011. "This milestone...

2011-11-30 21:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented to a federal regulatory panel the consensus views of its utility members on how to achieve compliance with a major air quality rule due to be issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) next month, while assuring continued reliability of electric service. The rule, known as the "utility MACT" (maximum achievable control technology), will impact 1,350 coal- and...

2011-11-10 12:08:00

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has developed a highly detailed wind energy forecasting system with Xcel Energy, enabling the utility to capture energy from turbines far more effectively and at lower cost. The system, which Xcel Energy formally took over last month, saves ratepayers several million dollars yearly. By issuing forecasts that are 35 percent more accurate than previous forecasting methods, the system...