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  • Feb 4- Duke Energy Corp, the largest U.S. power company by generation capacity, said it was looking to sell a whole or part of its international energy unit.

  • ISLAMABAD, Feb 4- Pakistan has shelved plans to privatise its power supply companies and will miss deadlines to sell other loss-making state firms, reneging on promises it made to the IMF in return for a $6.7 billion bailout three years ago. Two government officials with direct knowledge of the situation said International Monetary Fund officials who met...

  • ISLAMABAD, Feb 4- Pakistan has shelved plans to privatize its power supply companies and will miss deadlines to sell other loss-making state firms, reneging on promises it made to the IMF in return for a $6.7 billion bailout three years ago. Two government officials with direct knowledge of the situation said International Monetary Fund officials who met...

  • ISLAMABAD, Feb 4- Pakistan has shelved plans to privatise its power supply companies and will miss deadlines to sell other loss-making state firms, reneging on promises Islamabad had made to the IMF in return for a $6.7 billion bailout three years ago. Two government officials with direct knowledge of the situation said International Monetary Fund officials...

  • ISLAMABAD, Feb 4- Pakistan has shelved plans to privatise its power supply companies and will miss deadlines to sell other loss-making state firms, reneging on promises Islamabad had made to the IMF in return for a $6.7 billion bailout three years ago. Two government officials with direct knowledge of the situation said International Monetary Fund officials...

  • NYC mayor wants to boost solar power capacity five-fold Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 8:48 PM ET

    NEW YORK— New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to increase the solar power capacity of city-owned buildings five-fold. The push comes as part of a commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the country's most populous city by 80 percent by 2050.. As part of the new initiative, panels will be placed on 88 additional buildings, including 66 schools, the Queens...

  • GILLETTE, Wyo.— Like a trusty pickup truck, Gillette has bounced through tough times before and pulled through, thanks to coal. President Barack Obama's administration has ordered a three-year moratorium on sales of federal coal reserves, and it's putting a rare mood on folks in Gillette, a ranching-turned-energy town of 32,000: pessimism.

  • UAE'S DANA GAS SAYS SUPPLYING CHEMCHEMAL POWER PLANT AND PLANT IS OPERATING AT 50 PCT OF PRODUCTION CAPACITY.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Jan 29- Argentina's energy minister on Friday announced new power rates on the back of subsidy cuts that could see the bills of some consumers jump six-fold, saying that a near total freeze on tariffs in parts of the country had left the power grid "on the brink of collapse." Minister Juan Jose Aranguren said the government of newly-elected Mauricio...

  • Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut have dozens of proposals to consider as they look for enough additional electricity for tens of thousands of homes to meet their clean energy goals. All told, 51 proposals need to be vetted in coming months as the three states look to sign long-term contracts for electricity from wind turbines, dams and solar...

  • Jan 29- Hydro One Ltd, Ontario's largest electric utility said it will buy an electricity transmission business from Brookfield Infrastructure for C $222 million. Hydro One began trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange in November after its initial public offering, one of the largest in Canadian history. Hydro One's shares were mostly flat at C $22.45 in morning...

  • Regulators: Rooftop solar customers keep credit Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:08 PM ET

    FRESNO, Calif.— California homeowners and businesses installing rooftop solar panels can keep offsetting their energy bills by sending surplus power back to the grid, regulators said Thursday in a decision celebrated by the solar industry. Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas& Electric and Pacific Gas& Electric pressed the commission to charge solar...

  • The Dec. 23 incident in Ukraine was the first cyber attack to cause a power outage, and is one of just a handful of incidents in which computer hacking has caused physical effects on infrastructure rather than the loss or theft of electronic data. A similar attack in the United States could cripple utilities and leave millions of people in the dark, costing the...

  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Puerto Rico's power company said Thursday that it reached a new deal with bondholders as it seeks to restructure roughly $9 billion in debt. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority bondholder group said it and other creditors would provide $111 million through the purchase of new bonds. Puerto Rico is struggling with $72 billion in...

  • The court heard arguments Thursday from attorneys in a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club in 2014 to prevent Sunflower Electric Power Corp. from building the 895- megawatt facility next to an existing coal-fired plant outside Holcomb, in southwest Kansas. The Supreme Court could rule later this year, and such a decision would come as Kansas officials are...

  • BRASILIA, Jan 27- A Brazilian federal court has revoked a lower court's injunction that had suspended the operating license for the Belo Monte hydroelectric dam, one of the world's largest, Brazil's Energy Ministry said in a Twitter post on Wednesday. Belo Monte, a dam built on the Xingu River in the middle of the Amazon forest, will have a total installed capacity...

  • *Ukraine sitting on "powder keg" of more attacks. Jan 27- Hackers were able to attack four sections of Ukraine's power grid with malware late last year because of basic security lapses and they could take down other industrial facilities at any time, a consultant to government investigators said. Three power cuts reported in separate areas of western and central...

  • BEIJING, Jan 27- China is on course to meet its target to raise its total installed nuclear capacity to 58 gigawatts after a resumption in new project approvals last year, an official with the country's nuclear agency said on Wednesday. Xu Dazhe, the chairman of the China Atomic Energy Authority, told reporters that China now had 30 reactors in operation, with a...

  • PARIS, Jan 26- French utility EDF said on Tuesday it had signed a preliminary agreement with Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd to build six nuclear reactors at Jaitapur, in the west of India. EDF said that in the next few months it would continue work started by Areva and NPCIL to secure certification for the European Pressurised Reactor reactor in India and to...

  • SALT LAKE CITY— Hundreds of residents from central Utah communities that rely heavily on coal packed a public hearing Tuesday to show their opposition to a proposal requiring new pollution controls at the state's oldest coal-fired power plants. A parade of speakers urged Environmental Protection Agency representatives to choose a different option under...