ALBANY, N.Y.— An upstate New York town that repeatedly found itself without power for days during a string of storms is planning a dramatic step by pulling its municipal buildings entirely off the electric grid. The decision by Nassau to rely on solar, wind, landfill gas and battery storage by 2020 puts the town of 5,000 near Albany on the leading edge of a national...» Read More
Falling solar system and battery prices combined with electric vehicles' rise may soon send internal combustion engines to the junk yard, analysts say.
It's time to crank up the AC, but in this age of smart grids and smart meters, most utilities still have a frustratingly low technology IQ.
Wisconsin Energy struck a $5.71 billion deal to buy Integrys Energy, creating a larger, more diverse electric and natural gas company.
Imagine a line of cars waiting to use an EV charging station and weeds growing on an abandoned Exxon lot. That's ChargePoint's vision.
Predictions solar energy will disrupt the grid system may be premature, with analysts noting urban settings may stay dependent on traditional power.
The East Coast's most populated region is struggling to recover from devastating Hurricane Sandy, its worst storm in generations.
While adopting solar power in developed markets usually weighs on utility incumbents, Asia's players are likely to reap benefits, Bernstein said.
Nuclear power producer Exelon Corp. said it would buy Pepco Holdings for $6.83 billion to create the biggest mid-Atlantic electric and gas utility.
Energy Future filed for bankruptcy protection, seven years after its record leveraged buyout stacked it with debt just as prices for its electricity plunged.
The U.S. faces a natural gas supply shortfall this year despite the country's fracking boom, threatening more price spikes.
GE boss is due in Paris on Sunday and is expected to meet France's economy minister as he closes in on a deal to buy the power arm of French engineer Alstom
Nick Akins, American Electric Power president & CEO, explains how the polar vortex "substantially" helped the company's Q1 earnings and discusses threats to the national power grid.
US sailors are suing a Tokyo utility that operates the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, alleging it lied about radiation levels in the area.
The link between oil prices and solar energy stocks has broken down, and that may be a good thing for renewable firms.
The federal study found that if saboteurs attacked just nine substations, the country's power network could collapse. The Wall Street Journal reports.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports a large explosion rocked East Harlem Wednesday, where a fire broke out seconds later.
Optim Energy, an electric company owned by a Bill Gates investment fund, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after piling up losses in a depressed power market.
Hundreds of technicians and engineers are camped out in Tokyo hotels trying to revive Japan's nuclear industry.
Frank Gaffney, President of Center for Security Policy, provides insight on the vulnerable American electric grid, and homeland security's role protecting them.
CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight on a sniper attack on a California power station.