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  • HARRISBURG, Pa.-- Utilities, road crews, and emergency management personnel throughout Pennsylvania are girding for a potentially damaging storm early next week.

  • WASHINGTON-- The pre- Halloween hybrid weather monster that federal forecasters call "Frankenstorm" is looking more ominous by the hour for the East Coast, and utilities and local governments are getting ready. The stage is set as Hurricane Sandy, having blown through Haiti and Cuba, continues to barrel north.

  • WASHINGTON-- All the spare parts appear to be coming together to create what forecasters are calling "Frankenstorm," a monster combination of high wind, heavy rain, extreme tides and maybe snow that could cause havoc along the East Coast just before Halloween next week. Hurricane Sandy, having blown through Haiti and Cuba on Thursday, continues to barrel north.

  • HARTFORD, Conn.-- Utilities and governments along the East Coast are working to head off long-term power failures as forecasters predict a major storm to hit a region already skittish after foul weather in recent months that plunged residents into darkness for weeks.

  • Oct 10- U.S. nuclear regulators will meet with power company PPL Corp on Oct. 16 to discuss the company's progress on improving performance at the 2,450- megawatt Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania.

  • VIENNA, Oct 5- Austrian energy group OMV. OMV and its joint venture partners, Italy's Eni and U.S. power company PPL, will invest 107 million euros to drill and complete new wells and build a new pipeline to connect Latif with its Sawan processing plant.

  • Oct 2- PPL Electric utilities:. *PPL Electric utilities says construction under way; key grid reinforcement. to be in service by June 2015.

  • Rising interest rates will mean a new batch of winners and losers, Seabreeze Partners President Doug Kass said Thursday.

  • Electricity pylon pass the Ffos-Y-Fran opencast coal mine in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.

    The Obama administration wants to speed up permitting and construction of seven proposed electric transmission lines in 12 states to create jobs and modernize the nation's power grid.

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    U.S. energy supplier PPL Corp is close to a $6 billion cash deal to buy the UK electricity grid distribution business of E.ON AG, according to people close to the deal.

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  • What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Aug. 5.

  • The searing temperatures that have made this one of the hottest summers in memory are also making electric utilities one of the better investments in what Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke termed an "unusually uncertain" economic environment.

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    The anticipation of a sustained economic slowdown has brought the deflationary trade back into view and highlighted the need for good yields and relative safety.

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  • PPL's acquisition of E.On is the largest power sector deal in the last two and half years. This deal will allow E.On to reduce its debt and PPL to expand significantly in the U.S.