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  • Officials at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in northern Japan

    Radiation near a tank holding highly contaminated water at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has spiked 18-fold, the plant's operator said on Sunday.

  • Blackout: 10 years later

    The massive Northeast blackout that left 50 million people in darkness occurred 10 years ago today. Generac has soared 235 percent since then. Its CEO Aaron Jagdfeld, discusses whether the U.S. is better prepared for something like this today.

  • Battery technology gets better

    CNBC's Scott Cohn looks at electricity storage and a new battery technology that could actually power entire neighborhoods.

  • New York's Times Square on Tuesday.

    With electricity demand in places like NYC flirting with all-time highs, power prices are reaching staggering levels.

  • Modems and routers are bigger energy hogs than laptops and cell phone chargers. On a national scale, it’s pretty staggering: $1 billion a year in electricity.

  • Regulators used sharp words to accuse JPMorgan Chase of manipulating energy markets, in language similar to that which buffeted -- and eventually took down -- bankrupt energy giant Enron.

  • If you've noticed your utility bills falling, there's a good reason. Surging natural gas production in the U.S. has had one benefit already: curbing or even cutting power costs.

  • BP has put its U.S. wind farm operation, one of the largest in the country, up for sale, marking the continued retreat of big oil companies from renewable energy investments.

  • One of China's largest private companies is quietly rolling out plans to establish a network of natural gas fueling stations for trucks along U.S. highways.

  • Using Solar Power to Reduce Blackout Risks

    David Crane, President & CEO of NRG Energy, discusses the technology behind keeping the lights on at the stadium during the Super Bowl, including using solar panels as a backup.

  • Gov. Christie: Sandy Is And Was Above Politics

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's State of the State Address.

  • Sandy Aftermath Creates Opening for Utilities: Pro

    A Northeast region punch-drunk from powerful storms could create opportunities for a handful of utility companies, as governments move to rebuild battered infrastructure, an analyst told CNBC on Thursday.

  • An Indian diner waits for his meal in candle light at a hotel during a power cut in Siliguri on July 31, 2012. A massive power failure hit India for the second day running as three regional power grids collapsed, blacking out more than half the country in a crisis affecting over 600 million people.

    First it was corruption of staggering proportions, then an ill-conceived tax to claw back capital gains from foreign companies; that was followed by slowing growth and a swooning rupee. Now a power blackout in India has left 700 million people without electricity.

  • Stop Trading! Listen to Cramer

    Nick Akins, CEO of American Electric Power, tells Cramer about the state of the energy industry.

  • Kevin Burke, CEO of Consolidated Edison, discusses his company’s prospects.

  • Cramer talks to CEO Tom Farrell about the company and its most recent quarter.

  • Pay to Wait Powerhouse: AEP

    Discussing the EPA's new regulations on coal plants and the company's juicy 4.6% yield, with Nick Akins, American Electric Power CEO, and Mad Money's Jim Cramer.

  • American Electric Power CEO Mike Morris talks to the “Mad Money” host about his issues with the EPA and why his company appeals to retail shareholders.

  • Cramer has a suggestion. Check out his interview with this company's CEO.

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    India’s power sector attracted $2.1 billion in private equity funds last year, making up 46 percent of total PE infrastructure investments and 28 percent of all PE investments in India.