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2014-02-06 16:22:19

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (OGS) announced today that members of its senior management team will ring The Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) tomorrow, Feb. 7, 2014, at 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (3 p.m. Central Standard Time) to celebrate the official start of ONE Gas as a stand-alone, 100 percent regulated, publicly traded natural gas distribution company. "We are excited to have the opportunity to celebrate our new company by ringing...

2014-02-03 08:22:09

Trading Begins Today on New York Stock Exchange TULSA, Okla., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONE Gas, Inc. (NYSE: OGS) announced today the company's separation from ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) into a stand-alone, 100 percent regulated, publicly traded natural gas distribution company now is complete. ONE Gas common stock will begin "regular-way" trading under the symbol "OGS" on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) today, Feb. 3, 2014, when markets open. The transaction was completed at the close of...

2013-12-14 23:02:42

Marshall Wind Energy LLC, has commenced construction of its 74 MW wind farm in Marshall County, Kansas. The project has an executed 20 MW PPA with the Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission, an interconnection agreement with Westar and SPP, and a contract with Mortenson Construction to build the project. De Soto, Iowa (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Marshall Wind Energy LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RPM Access LLC, has commenced construction of its 74 MW wind farm in Marshall...

2013-08-27 16:25:25

TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Great Plains, LLC and Mid-Kansas Electric Company, LLC (Mid-Kansas) today received siting approval from the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) for their portion of the Elm Creek-to-Summit high-voltage electric transmission line project in north central Kansas. "The Elm Creek-to-Summit project will benefit residents and businesses in north central Kansas and the broader region by reducing congestion across the transmission network...

2013-08-21 08:23:49

NEW YORK, August 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE: PEG), Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), NV Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NVE), Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR), and PNM Resources, Inc. (NYSE: PNM). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry...

2013-07-22 08:22:57

NEW YORK, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU), NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR), and Northwestern Corp. (NYSE: NWE). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -...

2013-03-22 08:22:58

NOVI, Mich., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Great Plains, LLC announced today that the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) has approved the Elm Creek to Summit transmission line project. The project will improve the reliability of the high-voltage grid in central Kansas. "The Elm Creek to Summit project will benefit residents and businesses in central Kansas and the broader region by reducing congestion across the transmission network and improving the reliability and efficiency of the grid,"...

2012-05-18 10:23:44

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kansas Gas Service, a division of ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE), announced today that it has filed a request with the Kansas Corporation Commission to increase its overall annual revenues by $32.7 million. The request includes a $50.7 million increase in base rates and an $18 million reduction in amounts currently recovered through surcharges. Since its last adjustment in base rates in January 2007, Kansas Gas Service has invested more...

2011-09-16 08:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph, a global leader of integrated operational support and infrastructure management solutions for the utility and communications industries, is providing its InService Outage Management Systems (OMS) and Mobile Workforce Management (MWFM) solutions to Westar Energy, Inc., the largest electric energy provider in Kansas, USA. This implementation was partially funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's smart grid investment grant in...

2011-05-19 10:00:00

ST. LOUIS, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wind energy developer Wind Capital Group announced today that it has selected RMT, Inc. (RMT) to design and construct its 201 MW Post Rock Wind Energy Facility in Lincoln and Ellsworth Counties in central Kansas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110519/CG05366LOGO) Additionally, the Kansas Corporation Commission recently approved Wind Capital Group's power purchase agreement with Westar Energy for the electricity generated by the...