July 27- California's power grid operator issued an alert urging consumers to conserve electricity on Wednesday as a heat wave baked the state, especially in the north. AccuWeather forecast that temperatures in San Jose, the third biggest city in California, would reach 93 degrees Fahrenheit on Wednesday and 89 on Thursday after hitting 94 on Tuesday.
SPARKS, Nevada, July 26- Tesla Motors Inc's next strategic turn could cost the electric car maker "tens of billions" of dollars over the long term, but will likely require only a "modest" capital raise, Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday. While some analysts have questioned how profitable the Model 3 will be, Musk on Tuesday said he expects the car to generate $20...
TOKYO, July 22- Japan's use of nuclear power is unlikely to meet a government target of returning to near pre-Fukushima levels and the world's No.3 economy needs to get serious about boosting renewables, a senior executive at a top business lobby said. Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's energy policies, nuclear is supposed to supply a fifth of energy generation...
Ken Brown, Columnist at The Wall Street Journal, discusses yield plays in utilities and how investors should look at the sector.
All new vehicles will be electric by 2025 on economics rather than a green revolution, entrepreneur and author Tony Seba told a Nomura investment forum.
Great Plains Energy, the parent of regulated utility Kansas City Power & Light, said it would buy rival Westar Energy for $8.6 billion.
Orange County, still paying off debt from its 1994 bankruptcy filing, hopes to issue its first long-term bond sale in nearly a decade.
Tesla Motors' Model 3, a $35,000 electric car with a minimum range of 215 miles per charge, will start production in 2017, CEO Elon Musk said.
Anna-Marie Baisden, head of autos analysis at BMI Research, talks about the challenges facing Tesla as it brings its latest electric car to market.
Mark Lewis, managing director at Barclays, talks about the challenges facing utility companies in the energy sector.
Toby Thompson, fund manager at Brooks Macdonald Funds, says dividend cuts by commodities companies such as Rio Tinto were sensible.
Ignacio Galán, chairman and CEO of Iberdrola, discusses his company's earnings and conditions in the Spanish economy.
Steve Bolze, GE Power & Water president & CEO, weighs in on global power needs and the massive capital needed to build out the infrastructure.
Next PV wants to capture solar energy with balloons.
Southern Company President, Chairman and CEO Thomas Fanning, weighs in on whether a situation where the power grid goes down is realistic in the U.S.
Manoj Bhargava, founder and CEO of Living Essentials, explains how his Free Electric bikes help to power whole households.
Paul Dorfman, senior research assiocate at the Energy Institute in University College London, criticises the plans for a new U.K. nuclear power station because it could be too expensive and take too long to build.
Lynn Good, Duke Energy CEO talks with CNBC's Kate Kelly about her tenure at the company and how a rate hike will impact the cost of capital.
CNBC's Kate Kelly talks with Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good about the benefits of cheap commodity prices and the move towards cleaner energy.
India's prime minister is to tell states to raise electricity prices in return for access to a financial bailout package.