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2014-09-29 08:24:17

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneRoof Energy, Inc., a residential solar services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (TSXV: ON), is honored to announce that two of its executives have received professional award nominations. Dalton Sprinkle, senior vice president and general counsel at OneRoof Energy, is a finalist for San Diego Business Journal's 2014 General Counsel Awards. Additionally, Karen Fisher, OneRoof Energy's vice president of...

2014-09-24 12:23:36

Project Is First Under Solar 4 All(TM) Program Extension BORDENTOWN, N.J., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) today marked the start of construction on a 10.14-megawatt-dc (MW-dc) solar farm on the capped Parklands Landfill. The project, part of PSE&G's Solar 4 All program, will transform 40 acres of landfill space into a clean energy producing solar farm, capable of powering nearly 2,000 average-size homes annually. The Parklands Landfill...

2014-09-22 16:22:20

Denver area's water park signs up to be powered by SunShare's Solar Gardens DENVER, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver-based SunShare announced today it has contracted with Hyland Hills Park and Recreation District to provide Water World, the largest community owned water park in the country, and its other district properties with 1.4 megawatts of clean, reliable energy from its Adams County Community Solar Garden. This is among the largest Community Solar deals to be signed...

2014-09-15 23:09:20

Ticketability.com announces that Usher Tickets are now on sale for concerts at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit, MI; Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH; Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT; Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, MN; and MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Tickets for Usher’s concerts are expected to sell fast, and many dedicated fans will turn to this trusted provider for great deals on seats (use savings code COUPON during checkout). Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September...

2014-09-13 23:00:21

Ticket Down announces that concert tickets for Maroon 5 at the American Airlines Center, Toyota Center, Philips Arena, BB&T Center, Tampa Bay Times Forum, Bridgestone Arena, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Verizon Center, TD Garden, Madison Square Garden (MSG), Izod Center, Wells Fargo Center, Nationwide Arena, Consol Energy Center, KFC Yum! Center, Air Canada Centre, Palace of Auburn Hills, United Center, Sprint Center, Xcel Energy Center, Credit Union Centre, Rexall Place, Tacoma Dome,...

2014-08-29 08:21:37

Residents, Businesses to Receive New Meters by End of 2017 JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is accelerating its plan to provide updated electric meters to homes and businesses across Michigan. By the end of 2017 -- two years earlier than scheduled originally -- 1.8 million electric meters will be updated along with 600,000 natural gas meters for customers who also have Consumers Energy electric service. "Our high customer satisfaction and growing...

2014-07-28 16:22:09

Xcel admitted that all customers benefit from net metering DENVER, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week in Denver, Coloradans packed into the Public Utilities Commission meeting rooms to support the cornerstone rooftop solar policy net metering. Meanwhile, a new finding shows that Xcel also knows the true benefits of net metering. A Denver Post article from 2007 says "Xcel officials maintain that all customers benefit because solar systems delay the need to build...

2014-07-24 08:25:31

Xcel Energy Signs 25 Year Agreement to Purchase Electricity at Costs Competitive with Natural Gas BELMONT, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced its acquisition of the 156 megawatt (MW) DC Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy. SunEdison is partnering with Community Energy to complete the final development stage of the...

2014-07-17 12:23:56

Lighthouse Solar Boulder is getting out of the installation business in Colorado BOULDER, Colo., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse Solar, a Boulder, Colorado based solar installation business, announced today that it is getting out of the installation business in Colorado. Market conditions created by Xcel Energy and the PUC have made operating in Colorado too difficult and unpredictable to do business. In contrast, Lighthouse Solar has two additional installation offices...

2014-07-15 12:23:02

MINNEAPOLIS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoDigital today announced that Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy has chosen to implement its WorkStudio work management system for Vegetation Management and Pole Maintenance. Over 700 contractor personnel and company employees in eight states will use the system for day-to-day management of vegetation and wood pole maintenance. In selecting WorkStudio, Xcel Energy sought a geospatial solution to help meet the following goals: -- Replace their...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
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