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Duke Energy Florida celebrates National Clean Energy Week with significant accomplishments

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:58pm

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Duke Energy Florida is celebrating National Clean Energy Week by delivering on its commitment to expand its clean energy portfolio.

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  • ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Duke Energy Florida is celebrating National Clean Energy Week by delivering on its commitment to expand its clean energy portfolio.
  • "From solar sites to energy storage, electric vehicle chargers and microgrids, we are transforming the energy landscape in Florida," said Duke Energy Florida state president Melissa Seixas.
  • The facility will complete Duke Energy Florida's $1 billion investment to provide customers with 700 MW of clean energy.
  • By 2022, Duke Energy is expected to have six battery sites in operation in Florida, totaling more than 50 MW of energy storage.

Online Event Series Features Prospera Small Business Clients, Funders, Volunteers, and Executive Leadership

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 12:32am

From Tuesday, September 21 through Friday, September 24, the 2021 Prospera Journeys to Success event will be aired at 10 a.m. each day, via Facebook Live .

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  • From Tuesday, September 21 through Friday, September 24, the 2021 Prospera Journeys to Success event will be aired at 10 a.m. each day, via Facebook Live .
  • The event, which is part of the nonprofit's 30th anniversary celebration, will showcase more than a dozen stories of small business clients who have benefited from its assistance before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • During the event, the organization will also announce the results of a 30-year, economic impact analysis performed by AngelouEconomics.
  • The 2021 Prospera Journeys to Success is presented by Duke Energy , Florida Power & Light Company , and OUC - The Reliable One .

American Water Announces Changes in Investor Relations Organization

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 9:30pm

American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced that Edward Vallejo, vice president of Investor Relations, has accepted a position with another publicly traded company.

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  • American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced that Edward Vallejo, vice president of Investor Relations, has accepted a position with another publicly traded company.
  • I want to thank Ed for all of his contributions to our company, said Walter Lynch, president and CEO of American Water.
  • While we wish Ed the best, we are happy to announce that Aaron Musgrave will join American Water, effective September 20, 2021, as senior director of Investor Relations.
  • American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help make sure we keep their lives flowing.

Global Utilities Explore Intersection of Digital Transformation and Clean Energy at Industry’s Premier Artificial Intelligence Event: Bidgely Engage Virtual 2021

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 12:00pm

Utilities and energy retailers around the world will come together for the fifth annual Bidgely Engage Virtual 2021 conference, taking place October 5 - 8, to uncover the role of customer-centric artificial intelligence (AI) in achieving organization-wide goals.

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  • Utilities and energy retailers around the world will come together for the fifth annual Bidgely Engage Virtual 2021 conference, taking place October 5 - 8, to uncover the role of customer-centric artificial intelligence (AI) in achieving organization-wide goals.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210916005278/en/
    Bidgely Engage Virtual 2021, the energy industry's premier AI event, will take place October 5-8, featuring speakers like Salesforce, Duke Energy, Con Edison, Portland Gas Electric, PEPCO and more.
  • Engage Virtual 2021 encompasses three short days of high-impact sessions, followed by a day of hands-on demonstrations that illustrate AI in action.
  • Bidgely is an AI-powered SaaS Company accelerating a clean energy future by enabling energy companies and consumers to make data-driven energy-related decisions.

Money Trumps Environmentalism: Companies Expand Sustainable Footprint Through Acquisitions

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

"As a company, we are laser focused on the continued expansion of our sustainable footprint.

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  • "As a company, we are laser focused on the continued expansion of our sustainable footprint.
  • With Clean Air Day (September 7, 2021) just behind us, the focus on what we are breathing is at the forefront of the conversation.
  • Companies from all sides of industry will look to ensure they haven't missed the boat on the booming cleantech trend.
  • For companies that are already positioned and know the market and customer base, acquisitions will play a key role in building out revenue for shareholders.

With Market Size Valued at 22.1 Trillion Kilowatt-hours by 2026, it`s a Healthy Outlook for the Global Thermal Power Market

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 4:25pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled "Thermal Power - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" .

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled "Thermal Power - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" .
  • Previews provide deep insider access to business trends; competitive brands; domain expert profiles; and market data templates and much more.
  • The U.S. Market is Estimated at 5.1 Trillion Kilowatt-hours in 2021, While China is Forecast to Reach 4.4 Trillion Kilowatt-hours by 2026
    The Thermal Power market in the U.S. is estimated at 5.1 Trillion Kilowatt-hours in the year 2021.
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc., ( www.strategyr.com ) is a renowned market research publisher the world`s only influencer driven market research company.

Appeals Court Upholds $2.87 Million Judgment for Asbestos Victim in South Carolina Case

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 3:43pm

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The South Carolina Court of Appeals has affirmed a 2017 jury verdict that found a power plant worker's mesothelioma was substantially caused by repeated exposure to asbestos-laden valves.

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  • COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The South Carolina Court of Appeals has affirmed a 2017 jury verdict that found a power plant worker's mesothelioma was substantially caused by repeated exposure to asbestos-laden valves.
  • Mr. Jolly died in 2018, a year after the jury verdict against valve makers Fisher Controls International and Crosby Valve LLC.
  • Following the jury's verdict, the Spartanburg County trial court judge increased the award to $2.87 million against the two valve makers and those companies appealed.
  • 2017-002611 in the South Carolina Court of Appeals.

Piedmont Natural Gas connects customers to utility assistance; provides energy-saving tips

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 3:02pm

In addition, Piedmont customers can learn more about how community agencies can help by visiting our website .

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  • In addition, Piedmont customers can learn more about how community agencies can help by visiting our website .
  • Customers should contact Piedmont Natural Gas at 800.752.7504 to discuss options available to them.
  • Piedmont Natural Gas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, is an energy services company whose principal business is the distribution of natural gas to more than 1 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
  • Its natural gas unit serves 1.6 million customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Ohio and Kentucky.

Duke Energy Helps Build South Carolina Workforce With Nearly $200,000 In Grants With Focus On Veterans, Underserved Communities

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 2:01pm

"We have a long history of targeting investments to have the greatest impact for our communities," said Mike Callahan, South Carolina state president for Duke Energy.

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  • "We have a long history of targeting investments to have the greatest impact for our communities," said Mike Callahan, South Carolina state president for Duke Energy.
  • "Part of that tradition has been a focus on helping to build a diverse workforce for the Palmetto State.
  • These grants build on that by helping expand access to training opportunities for our nation's military veterans as well as minority and underserved communities.
  • Funds from the Duke Energy Foundation will expand an energy specific track of the transition workshop offerings in South Carolina.

Sterling Construction Company, Inc. Announces Election of Julie Dill to Its Board of Directors

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 9:05pm

Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NasdaqGS: STRL) (Sterling or the Company) today announced the election of Julie Dill to its Board of Directors, enlarging the Board to eight members, effective immediately.

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  • Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NasdaqGS: STRL) (Sterling or the Company) today announced the election of Julie Dill to its Board of Directors, enlarging the Board to eight members, effective immediately.
  • Ms. Dill has 36 years of executive experience in large public companies, as both an executive and a board member.
  • On behalf of the management team and the entire Sterling Construction Board, I am extremely pleased to welcome Julie as our newest director, said Sterlings Chief Executive Officer, Joe Cutillo.
  • Her extensive background and experience, in both an executive and board capacity, will provide a valuable, fresh perspective to our Board.