Oracle Utilities Achieves USD 2 Billion in Energy Cost Savings for Utilities' Customers
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:57:42 GMT
NEW YORK: Oracle Industry Connect -- Oracle Utilities today announced that its Opower Energy Efficiency programs have generated a total of USD 2 billion in utility bill savings for customers over the past decade, along with making great strides in customer engagement. Launched in 2008, Opower Energy Efficiency programs have been implemented at more than 100 electric and gas utilities around the globe, motivating customers to save more than 17 TWh of energy through multi-channel, personalized communications.
Maine Unemployment Rate 2.7 Percent in March
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:09:01 GMT
AUGUSTA – The unemployment rate in Maine was the lowest since the current methodology was implemented in 1976. The last time it could have been this low was 1957, when Dwight Eisenhower was President and Ed Muskie was Governor.
Federal substance abuse chief cancels contracts - and roils...
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:53:48 GMT
As the nation's opioid epidemic rages on, the federal agency charged with leading the government's response to substance abuse is changing the way it helps local communities. But critics say the move risks leaving programs with fewer resources until the new plan is in place.
Warrant for Swift creeper
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:30:00 GMT
The man who was arrested outside Taylor Swift's home in Los Angeles at the weekend is a wanted man in Colorado. Julius Sandrock, 38, was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of felony stalking after officers were called to the singer's Beverly Hills mansion by security staff.
Report: Connecticut drivers most unsafe in country
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:59:48 GMT
Connecticut State Trooper Jon Kaufman issues a distracted driving citation on I-95 near Stratford as part of a statewide ramp-up in enforcement fueled by federal grants. Connecticut State Trooper Jon Kaufman issues a distracted driving citation on I-95 near Stratford as part of a statewide ramp-up in enforcement fueled by federal grants.
Senators worry Koch brothers have too much influence in Trump administration
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:57:23 GMT
In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. The United Negro College Fund announced a $25 million grant from Koch Industries Inc. and the Charles Koch Foundation, a large donation from the conservative powerhouse Koch name that Democrats have sought to vilify heading into the 2014 mid-term elections.
Meet the 6 tall ships docking in New Orleans this weekend
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:26:44 GMT
Six historic tall ships arrived in New Orleans Thursday for Tall Ships New Orleans 2018, a four-day event featuring free ship tours , sailing trips on Lake Pontchartrain and riverfront fireworks. Four of the historic ships are docking at Woldenberg Park on the edge the French Quarter and will be open for free tours starting at noon Friday and running through Sunday evening.