The Ranger Series features a vertical hourglass form-factor, making it easier to hold and operate than conventional tablet-style devices according to AWC. Internal components are isolated from shock and vibration via polyurethan cushions, which allow the electrical components to float inside the case. The Ranger Series is completely sealed and exceeds IP 67 for submersion in water.
DALLAS—TXU Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of TXU, has agreed to purchase United Utilities’ retail electricity and natural gas business, Norweb Energi, for 310 million pounds sterling ($465 million). TXU Europe’s retail business, Eastern Energy, has 2.7 million electricity and 700,000 gas customers. The addition of Norweb’s 1.8 million electricity and 400,000 gas customers will create the United Kingdom’s largest electricity and second largest energy retailer with over 5.6 million customer accounts. At the same time, TXU Europe has contracted its customer services operation to Vertex, United Utilities’ customer services business, for the next seven years.