AEP Ohio

February 2, 2011 by · Comments Off on AEP Ohio 

AEP Ohio, AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) today filed its electric security plan (ESP) with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) for rate adjustments from 2012. ESP Business is a comprehensive plan that offers limited increases customer’s bill on production rates, while encouraging investment in electricity infrastructure and consumption programs in the state of Ohio.

The plan provides for ongoing support programs to assist low-income customers pay their electricity bills, said renewable energy generation mix of the company, continues its efforts in energy efficiency and give consumers a option to buy directly a portion of their electricity from renewable sources. In addition, ESP AEP Ohio introduced the Growth Fund of Ohio, a $ 25 million contribution from shareholders to support economic development throughout the service territory of the Ohio EPA during the ESP.

“This proposal reflects the current political ESP in the form of rates designed to compete with market prices, while maintaining a path to sustainable investment and certainty of long-term price for our customers,” said Joe Hamrock, AEP Ohio president and chief operating officer. “Deposit ESP also allows Ohio EPA to continue to provide various services that focus on developing renewable energy resources, technological advances to transform our portfolio mix of resources and modernizing the electrical infrastructure. ”

Accordance with state policy, ESP Business fixed rates for all customer classes to better reflect current market prices and competitive pricing structures, while providing a mechanism to reduce the rate impact resulting from this revised fee structure. In addition, the filing ESP provides an alternative option prices in the long term for some industrial and commercial customers to support their continued investment in Ohio by providing price certainty for up to three years beyond the period of ESP.

The plan reflects merger AEP Ohio Columbus Southern Power (CSP) and Ohio Power (OPCO) through a single set of rates for all customers of the Ohio EPA. For the average residential customer CSP 1000-kilowatt hours (kWh) per month, approval of the plan would mean a total increase of a customer monthly bill of about 1.83 and 1.51 per cent or 2012. For the average residential customer OPCO 1000 kWh per month, approval of the plan would result in an increase in total monthly bill of a customer of about 5.50 and 4.87 per cent or 2012.

Components of this include filing of applications to recover costs associated with the closure of production facilities owned by AEP Ohio, the acquisition of new generation resources, including renewable capacity that AEP Ohio owns or operates for customers of Ohio, and environmental investments made after January 1, 2009.

In its application, AEP Ohio is also asking the PUCO to consider mechanisms to support reliability improvements, expansion of the program gridSMART business and new programs, including a renewable energy option for customers who want to source a significant portion of their energy from renewable energy portfolio AEP Ohio and a tariff for residential customers in place measures to support plug-in vehicles

The PUCO is expected to issue an opinion and order on the ESP business in the latest fourth quarter of 2011.

Ohio EPA also notified to the Commission today its intention to file a rate distribution next month. This application seeks to reduce distribution rates in line with current investments and costs needed to provide a distribution service to customers. It has been nearly two decades that followed, either CSP or OPCO cases filed in distribution rates for their respective territories.

AEP Ohio provides electricity to nearly 1.5 million customers of major AEP subsidiaries Columbus Southern Power Company and Ohio Power Company in Ohio, and Wheeling Power Company in the enclave in northern Virginia West. AEP Ohio is based in Gahanna; Ohio is a unit of American Electric Power. News and information on AEP Ohio can be found at

American Electric Power is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, providing electricity to more than 5 million customers in 11 states. AEP ranks among the largest producers of electricity in the country, has nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S. AEP also owns the nation’s largest electricity transmission system, a network of nearly 39,000-mile, which includes more than 765 kilovolt extra-high voltage lines of all other transmission systems in the United States combined. Transmission system of the ASP, directly or indirectly serves about 10 percent of the electricity demand in the Eastern Interconnection, the interconnected transmission system that covers 38 eastern and central U.S. states and the Eastern Canada, and about 11 percent of the electricity demand in ERCOT, the transmission system that covers much of Texas. Utility units operate as AEP to AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia and West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service Company Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas). AEP’s headquarters are in Columbus, Ohio.

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KWQC and Weather WIU-Quad

February 1, 2011 by · Comments Off on KWQC and Weather WIU-Quad 

KWQC and Weather WIU-Quad, Western Illinois University Macomb and Quad Cities campuses follow specific procedures regarding weather announces the operating condition in case of bad weather. The decision to close the University, cancel classes or take other appropriate action in response to adverse weather or emergency will be made by the president or his delegate, the President as soon as possible to better assist employees and students who must travel.

All listings weather related is immediately displayed on homepage University ( and / or page WIU-Quad Cities ( / qc) and planks WIU local newsletter network. The Office of Public Safety [(309) 298-1949] and Table campus [(309) 298-1414] are immediately informed of the operational status of the campus. & # 8232; & # 8232;

Furthermore ads Weather campus WIU-Macomb are called radio below and stations television: Communications Prestige stations WKAI FM 100 WJEQ FM 102.7, WNLF 95.9 FM WMQZ FM 104.1, WLMD 104.7 FM and AM WLRB 1510, Wium WIU 91.3 FM and 89.5 FM WIUW; WGIL Galesburg AM 1400, FM 95, 92.7 The Laser, K 105.3 FM, TV WGEM – Quincy (NBC), TV KHQA – Quincy (CBS); TV WQAD – Moline (ABC); WHOI-19 – Peoria (ABC) and WEEK-25 Peoria (NBC). University Television will broadcast information about Macomb Cable Channel 3.

WIU-QC weather announcements are called radio and television following: WQAD TV – Moline (ABC) [which feeds KLJB TV – Davenport, IA (Fox) and & # 8232; Clear Channel FM stations KCQQ 106.5, 101, Kuula 3 FM, Mix FM KMXG 96, WLLR FM 103.7, AM WFXN 1230]; Cumulus FM 104.9 KBOB, KQCS FM 93.5 and 96.9 FM WXLP; KJOC AM 1170; KBEA 99.7 FM; KWQC TV – Davenport, IA (NBC); WHBF TV – Rock Island (CBS), and 90.3 FM Radio WVIK, Augustana.

University employees and students must assume that they are working on campus to participate and function as normal unless an announcement is made & # 8232.

Two announcements operating state can be called to campus: notice University and discontinuation University. & # 8232; & # 8232;

A review of the university allows employees the option of using accrued leave, compensatory leave or approved leave without pay after informing her supervisor, said Vice President for Administrative Services Jackie Thompson. If classes are not canceled, students who cannot attend should contact their teachers to organize meet academic course requirements missed during the term of the notice. Faculty members are responsible for their academic course requirements, and it is the decision of the faculty member whether or not to grant a request to make up work that was interrupted after a notice of University.

During a stoppage of the University, employees will be laid off and paid for their regular shift. Employees working in sensitive positions may be required to work regular hours during a blackout. Essential employees from non-essential will be determined by the supervisor and will depend on the nature of the situation advisory & # 8232; Policy on limiting the activities of the University because of emergency conditions is described in the Manual of administrative procedures, and on the Web at wiu. Edu / policies / emergency.php.

Macomb Western Illinois University and Quad campus cities follow specific procedures regarding weather announces operating status in inclement time. Decision closing university cancels courses or takes other measures appropriate response weather unfavorable or contingency will make by President or delegate Chairman soon possible to better help employees and students must surrender.

Indianapolis Airport

February 1, 2011 by · Comments Off on Indianapolis Airport 

Indianapolis Airport, The number of flights are canceled because of heavy winter storm is underway. Dozens of flights to and from Indianapolis were canceled Tuesday as the second largest part of a powerful winter storm is to Indiana.

Crews were working to keep off-ice planes and the airport and keep a track open, but we expect an uphill battle as the ice moves more toward the center of Indiana, 6News’ Jennifer Carmack reported.

Many travelers are stranded at the airport waiting for a way out of Indianapolis, primarily due to flight problems throughout the Midwest.

“We slept in the airport, and it was like a big sleepover,” said Ranelle Miller. “Every bed was filled. It was really pretty, but we are tired now. ”

Some flights were to leave Indianapolis. Traveler Pauletta Pharis hoped his flight to Washington, DC, was among them.

“My family lives just north of here, so we were a family visiting the city, has just arrived for the weekend,” Pharis said. “We thought it was just the weekend, then got stuck.”

Bob Beavers arrived at the airport on Tuesday, Muncie, only to discover that his flight was canceled until Thursday in Colorado.

“I think the roads are not too good to be back in Muncie, we have reservations at a motel,” said Beavers. “No reason to worry about that. We cannot change it. We’ll make the best of him, transforming it into an adventure.”
Cancellations fight began yesterday the largest airport in the state.

Indianapolis International officials say they have used a single track for 21 hours last night.

Indianapolis International is not considered a hub for connecting flights, so officials do not expect high volume of passengers stranded for the rest of today and tomorrow.

The airport also recalls its snow and ice from the crew works day and night shifts of 12 hours. Many sleep in the airport instead of going home in freezing conditions.

Many businesses and schools across the state are closed or are closing their doors early in the afternoon as Indiana prepares for its second winter storm in the past 24 hours. Blizzard and winter storm warnings most general of the state. The weather also caused the postponement of today’s activities at the Indiana General Assembly

Regions Online Banking

January 11, 2011 by · Comments Off on Regions Online Banking 

Regions Online Banking, Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the completion of the analysis of 2011 global acetyl, an annual global study covering historical trends and projections for future supply, demand, production capacity and trade World of acetic acid, vinyl acetate monomer, ethyl acetate, butyl acetate, acetic anhydride, cellulose acetate, industry polyvinyl alcohol for the period 2005 to 2015. Included with each analysis was 12 months access to CMAI’s online capacity and supply and demand database with power midterm update and demand, incorporating the latest market outlook CMAI. The analysis is a necessary resource for business managers and planning professionals who need to make strategic decisions in a rapidly changing economic environment and the global market.

After reaching high levels of operation at the beginning of the study period (2005), the acetic acid market worldwide has experienced a period of rapid expansion, which will culminate with a burst of capacity coming into service in 2010 to 2012. Global capacity of acetic acid extended to more than twice the rate of demand over the past five years, driving utilization rates in the industry down. The period of rapid expansion of the global market of acetic acid is most pronounced in 2010 and 2011.

The overall balance of the AVM is best understood from a regional perspective, because the market is generally driven by the regional economy and regional balance supply and demand. The North American market has always operated in the low 80 percent range and should continue to operate near these levels in the carryforward period (2010-2015). South America has not the capacity of the AVM and is usually provided by the North America. The European market LCA is changing with the recent decline in capacity leads to higher imports; the region should become the largest importing region in the world by the end of the forecast period.

Methanol carbonylation accounts for the vast majority of the production of acetic acid, and the share has increased over time, as this process is the most competitive of the effect on the production of acetic acid roads. Essentially all of the new capacity for the production of virgin acetic acid is based on the carbonylation of methanol. Carbonylation of methanol-based acetic acid is expected to account for nearly 90 percent of supply over the next five years. Production to recover acetic acid generated in the manufacture of polyvinyl alcohol is also increasing, which represents the remaining 10 percent of the new offer.

Changes in the shares of regional supply capacities reflect growth in the Middle East and North Asia, while the asset base in North America has changed very little and Europe has seen some decline in recent years. The global demand for acetic acid will increase by over five percent per year over the next five years, increasing to over 12 million metric tons by 2015. Over the same period, the VAM market should grow at an average rate of 4.5 percent per year to over six million metric tons in 2015. Acetic acid and VAM demand growth stems from a variety of different derivatives, which vary by region. Segmentation of demand in North America and Europe is more diverse than in other regions. In Asia, demand segmentation acetyl varies considerably across countries.

To learn more about the challenges and market prospects for this industry CMAI, about the 2011 World acetyl analysis now. The analysis is presented in the book and CD-ROMs, and access to CMAI’s Online Capacity and Supply / Demand databases. Updates to the database capacity are available to customers throughout the year they occur, and an updated bi-annual supply and demand database offers a fresh look as markets develop. Customers benefit from the updated market information, which is necessary for strategic business decisions.

CMAI is the leading provider of market planning and Business Advisory Services offers a unique combination of analysis and consulting expertise for the global chemical, plastics, fibers and chlor-alkali industries. With offices in Houston, New York, London, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Bangkok, Singapore and Shanghai, CMAI has provided expert advisory services to a wide range of businesses in value chains and multiple geographic regions since 1979. CMAI services customers are oil and chemical companies, technology & EPC companies, law firms, the banking and financial institutions, processors of plastics, textile & apparel manufacturers, brand owners, grocers and retailers, government agencies and commercial companies.

For more information about monitoring acetyl World 2011, visit the website at CMAI


December 26, 2010 by · Comments Off on WBTV 

Wbtv, An updated National Weather Service at 3:42 p.m. improved the winter storm watch to a winter storm warning for the county of Prince George and much of the East Coast.
The warning is in effect from 6:00 Sunday, December 26 at 6 am Monday, Dec. 27. Provided with an accumulation of six to ten inches of snow. Light snow is expected to begin around dawn on Sunday morning, turning to heavy snow in the early evening and, possibly, shortness late Sunday or early Monday morning.
Strong winds are also a possibility, and the National Weather Service is advising those who will be driving conditions can be very dangerous or impossible.

The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for northern New Jersey, New York and its immediate suburbs, Long Island and southern coast and the interior of Connecticut, in force since 6 hours of Sunday to Monday 6:00 p.m. . . .

Accumulations of 11 to 16 centimeters of snow are expected with higher amounts possible in the bands of heavier snow. Snow may mix with or change to rain and snow at the height of the storm Sunday night in eastern Long Island.

Light snow will likely begin during the Sunday morning and become heavy at times from Sunday afternoon until late in much of Sunday evening in the New York area. Light snow will likely persist into Monday morning and possibly in the afternoon Monday.

The winds during the height of the storm Sunday night will be from the north, increasing to 20 t0 35 mph with gusts of 40 to 55 mph, the highest in Central and Eastern Long Island.

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