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Sempra Generation/Sempra Energy
Sempra Generation Announces Sale of Twin Oaks Power
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sempra Generation, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), has agreed to sell its 305-megawatt (MW), coal-fired Twin Oaks Power plant in Robertson County, Texas, to PNM Resources Inc. (NYSE:PNM), an energy holding company based in Albuquerque, N.M., for $480 million in cash. The sale includes PNM Resources' assumption of certain contracts.
Jeddah Economic Forum
Jeddah Economic Forum 2006 Seeks to Honor Identity and Celebrate Common Grounds
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- For the seventh consecutive year, the city of Jeddah is preparing to host some of the most influential figures in the world. They will include heads of state and international decision-makers, renowned economists and media personalities, leading businessmen and women, entrepreneurs, and academics. They will gather for the Jeddah Economic Forum to be held from February 11-13, 2006, at the Hilton Hotel.
QLogic SANbox Stackable Switches Qualified by EMC as E-Lab Tested
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic(r) Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel stackable switches, today announced that EMC has qualified QLogic SANbox(r) 5602 4Gb and 5202 2Gb Fibre Channel stackable switches as EMC(r) E-Lab Tested for use with EMC CLARiiON(r) AX100 and CLARiiON CX300 networked storage systems. The highly comprehensive E-Lab qualification process tests configurations that replicate real-world environments to help ensure customer satisfaction.
Lantronix SecureBox Receives Control Engineering's 2005 Editor's Choice Award
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lantronix, Inc. (Nasdaq: LTRX), a leader in device networking and data center management technologies, today announced its SecureBox(tm) received a 2005 Editor's Choice Award from Control Engineering magazine. Selected by Control Engineering editors, SecureBox was one of the most significant innovations featured in Control Engineering or Control Engineering Online. Editors evaluated hundreds of nominees and selected the winners based on their service to the industry, technology advancement and market impact.
President of Pakistan to Visit Telenor
OSLO, Norway, Jan. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- In connection with Pakistan's President, General Pervez Musharraf's visit to Norway on 23-25 January, the President will pay a visit to Telenor on 24 January 15:00-17:00 CET. The President will participate in a Round Table Conference headed by Telenor's CEO and President, Jon Fredrik Baksaas. The Conference will also include 13 other top executives of Norwegian industry and commerce. President Musharraf expressed a wish to meet with representatives of Norwegian industry, and the Round Table Conference will be on business opportunities in Pakistan. The registered participants at the Conference are (in alphabetical order): Paul Chaffey (Abelia), Ole Enger (Orkla), Thorleif Enger (Yara), Morten Fon (Jotun), Inge K. Hansen (AkerKvaerner), Arve Johansen (Telenor), Miklos Konkoly-Thege (DNV Det Norske Veritas), Helge Lund (Statoil), Asgeir Myhre (Teleplan), Bjoern Olafsson (NERA), Hakan Olsson (Normarc Flight Inspection Systems), Tore Torvund (Hydro) and Erling OEverland (NHO).