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2011-07-26 07:33:00

OAKVILLE, ON, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC") (TSX: AQN) today announced the execution of a 25-year power purchase agreement with Manitoba Hydro in respect of a 16.5MW expansion of APUC's existing St. Leon wind energy project located in the Province of Manitoba. In the first full year of production following commissioning, APUC anticipates generating annual gross revenues of $3.8 million. Rates paid under the power purchase agreement are...

2011-07-19 14:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers are enjoying a better experience when calling their electric and gas companies' interactive voice response systems (IVRs) compared to previous years, according to the "E Source Review of North American Electric and Gas Company IVRs: 2011." E Source found that 65 percent of the electric and gas companies reviewed improved the usability of their IVRs. In addition, none of the utility IVRs reviewed in 2011 are considered to be "very...

2011-04-05 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced its St. Joseph Wind project - the largest wind farm in Manitoba - has completed construction and is now fully operational. The 138 megawatt (MW) wind energy project, which is located in the southern Manitoba community of St. Joseph, can produce enough clean power every year to serve the needs of 50,000 homes in the Manitoba area. "The St. Joseph wind project created 350 jobs during its...

2010-11-17 00:00:51

New Boundary Technologies® today announced that Manitoba Hydro, a major Canadian energy utility, has approved New Boundary Technologies' PwrSmart PC power management software for use in its Commercial Network Energy Management Program. The program seeks to meet energy needs by making existing energy sources more efficient and driving consumers to reduce unnecessary personal computer energy use. Manitoba Hydro will provide rebates to Manitoba customers, covering 100 percent of the cost for...

2009-08-18 13:15:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest E SOURCE benchmark results for the performance of North American utility web sites, the top-rated U.S. electric and gas web sites belong to Avista Utilities, Arizona Public Service, South Carolina Electric and Gas, Wisconsin Public Service, Pacific Gas and Electric, and Alliant Energy. The top-rated Canadian utility web sites belong to BC Hydro and Union Gas. The "E SOURCE 2009 Review of North American Electric and Gas...

2009-07-29 13:15:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, the top-rated U.S. electric and gas interactive voice response systems (IVRs) belong to Florida Power & Light Co., Portland General Electric, Allegheny Power, NW Natural, Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. (BGE), and South Carolina Electric and Gas, according to the latest E SOURCE benchmark results for the performance of North American electric and gas company IVRs. Manitoba Hydro earned the top ranking for Canadian utility IVRs. BGE has...

2008-12-10 05:00:00

ROANOKE, Va., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Meridium Inc., the global leader in asset performance management software and consulting solutions, today announced that Manitoba Hydro has licensed Meridium's root cause analysis software, PROACT(R) for Meridium, in its HVDC Division (High Voltage Direct Current), which states they have already experienced benefits from PROACT and the methodology. Manitoba Hydro is one of the largest energy utilities in Canada, serving thousands of electric and...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.