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2014-04-14 16:21:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy has selected five North Carolina properties for participation in its 2014 Site Readiness Program to prepare the properties for potential industrial development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO They are: -- The 72 Rail site, 257 acres of former farmland located in Robeson County, near Lumberton, one hour from the Port of Wilmington -- The Chocowinity Industrial Park site, 246 acres of...

2014-03-28 08:21:53

MINNEAPOLIS, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ground-breaking decision today, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) ruled in favor of solar as a cost-competitive energy source for Minnesota-based Xcel Energy. On the heels of a long competitive resource acquisition process, Geronimo Energy's Aurora Solar Project was selected by the PUC to fill a portion of Xcel's future generation needs. "We are very pleased to have been part of this unique process and to show that solar...

2014-02-03 23:23:26

Orion Energy Systems is honored to be recognized as a 2013 Xcel Energy Efficiency Partner for outstanding efforts to save energy. The award recognizes that Orion is in a select group of Xcel Energy Trade Partners who achieved exceptional energy efficiency. Manitowoc, WI (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Throughout the year, Xcel Energy offers incentives such as rebates or funding for energy assessments to its business customers to encourage them to make energy efficient choices. Orion works with...

2013-12-13 23:23:14

Luke Bryan tour tickets for his March 2nd concert at the Xcel Energy Center in Minnesota are on sale today to the general public at TicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Luke Bryan has parlayed a soothing country music voice and great guitar skills with a genuine demeanor to endear himself to fans all over the United States and beyond. He is clearly entering the prime stages of his career, and he is willing to tour as much as it takes in order to satisfy fans who are hoping to see...

2013-12-11 16:21:24

The Alliance for Solar Choice Joins Hundreds in Standing up for Solar at Xcel Headquarters DENVER, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today nearly 300 concerned Coloradans converged in Denver to oppose a proposal from Xcel Energy to roll back one of the state's most successful solar programs. The energetic crowd braved wintery temperatures to deliver nearly 30,000 petition signatures urging Xcel to withdraw its proposal and keep Colorado solar shining. (Logo:...

2013-11-15 16:21:02

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy, Michigan's largest utility and the fourth-largest U.S. combination utility, announced today several leadership changes that reinforce the company's customer-focused strategy. "Our Promise to Michigan is to leave it better than we found it. Today's announcement positions Consumers Energy strategically to continue providing our 3 million customers with excellent electric and natural gas service," said John Russell, president and...

2013-11-13 23:26:32

XCEL Partners, a management consulting firm, recently gained an updated online resource that was created by AgniTEK. College Station, TX (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 AgniTEK, a nationally-recognized company for their expertise in helping organizations leverage technology to improve businesses, is pleased to announce the launch of an updated website for XCEL Partners at http://www.xcelpartners.com. The website was designed and created by AgniTEK associates and is live on the web. XCEL...

2013-11-08 12:20:50

A Statement from The Alliance for Solar Choice on the Election Results DENVER, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of Xcel's second failure to stop the citizens of Boulder from taking control of their electricity, the utility is attacking energy choice on another front: rooftop solar. Xcel wants to penalize solar customers and eliminate the fair credit they receive for excess clean energy they deliver to the grid. The utility's disregard for consumer choice is an attempt to...

2013-10-18 23:19:50

American Home Energy Audit LLC was awarded the "Best of the Best" designation for excellence in Energy Audit Minneapolis MN by Follow Media Consulting, Inc. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 American Home Energy Audit LLC was awarded the "Best of the Best" designation for excellence by Follow Media Consulting, Inc. in the category of Energy Audit Minneapolis MN. This award signifies the continued commitment and dedication of the area's best in energy saving...

2013-10-11 12:20:23

WELCH, Minn., Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prairie Island Indian Community's (PIIC) five-member Tribal Council yesterday issued a letter to President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker John Boehner, urging them to end the lock-out of Federal nuclear inspectors and other NRC employees. The text of the letter is below. "As you are aware, the federal government shutdown has caused 'non-essential' federal government workers to be furloughed, an...