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  • *Could start talks with China on new Panda bond programme. MOSCOW, July 12- Russia's Rusal has resumed construction of its long-stalled Taishet aluminium smelter project in Siberia in expectation of a widening global aluminium deficit, the company said on Wednesday. The world's second-largest aluminium producer behind China's Hongqiao needs a further $700...

  • *Could start talks with China on new Panda bond program. MOSCOW, July 12- Russia's Rusal has resumed construction of its long-stalled Taishet aluminum smelter project in Siberia in expectation of a widening global aluminum deficit, the company said on Wednesday. The world's second-largest aluminum producer behind China's Hongqiao needs a further $700...

  • NEW YORK— NRG Energy, the money-losing Northeast electric utility, will attempt raise up to $4 billion through asset sales as it tries lower debt by $13 billion, cut costs and generate profit. NRG Energy produces, sells and delivers energy in New York, Chicago, Houston, Washington, D.C., among other major markets. NRG Energy Inc. has lost more than $7 billion over the...

  • KINSHASA, July 12- Democratic Republic of Congo has decided to more than double the size of its planned Inga 3 hydroelectric plant to make it more economical, after the $14 billion project was hit by financing problems. Inga 3 is part of a $50 billion- $80 billion project to expand hydroelectric dams along the Congo River, but the project has repeatedly been delayed...

  • KINSHASA, July 12- Democratic Republic of Congo has decided to more than double the size of its planned Inga 3 hydroelectric plant to make it more economical, after the $14 billion project was hit by financing problems. Inga 3 is part of a $50 billion- $80 billion project to expand hydroelectric dams along the Congo River, but the project has repeatedly been delayed...

  • JAKARTA, July 12- Indonesia is unlikely to need to import liquefied natural gas until at least 2020 due to robust gas production at home, a senior government official said on Wednesday, even as the government has pushed increased domestic gas consumption. Currently the world's fifth-biggest exporter of LNG, Indonesia has lost market share to new production...

  • Top States On The Move.

    CNBC reveals the 10 states where you will pay a pretty penny to live and plunk down big bucks for some basic essentials.

  • WASHINGTON— Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday that "state-sponsored" or criminal hackers are targeting U.S. nuclear power plants and other energy providers, but said the government has resources to safeguard the nation's electric grid. The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security told energy providers last week that hackers may be trying to breach...

  • BURRILLVILLE, R.I.— The opening of a proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Rhode Island has been delayed until at least 2020.. The Providence Journal reports that Invenergy cited "delays in permitting" when it informed the state Energy Facility Siting Board this month that it is now targeting a June 1, 2020, opening for the $1 billion plant in Burrillville.

  • *Low-enriched uranium bank to open in Kazakhstan. OSKEMEN, Kazakhstan, July 11- The U.N. global nuclear watchdog is about to open a uranium bank in the Central Asian state of Kazakhstan, but it may never have any customers. The International Atomic Energy Agency's goal now is the same as Washington's 23 years ago as it prepares for next month's launch of its Low...

  • *Low-enriched uranium bank to open in Kazakhstan. OSKEMEN, Kazakhstan, July 11- The U.N. global nuclear watchdog is about to open a uranium bank in the Central Asian state of Kazakhstan, but it may never have any customers. The International Atomic Energy Agency's goal now is the same as Washington's 23 years ago as it prepares for next month's launch of its Low...

  • *Low-enriched uranium bank to open in Kazakhstan. OSKEMEN, Kazakhstan, July 11- The U.N. global nuclear watchdog is about to open a uranium bank in the Central Asian state of Kazakhstan, but it may never have any customers. The International Atomic Energy Agency's goal now is the same as Washington's 23 years ago as it prepares for next month's launch of its Low...

  • *Low-enriched uranium bank to open in Kazakhstan. OSKEMEN, Kazakhstan, July 11- The U.N. global nuclear watchdog is about to open a uranium bank in the Central Asian state of Kazakhstan, but it may never have any customers. The International Atomic Energy Agency's goal now is the same as Washington's 23 years ago as it prepares for next month's launch of its Low...

  • PARIS, July 11- Investments in electricity surpassed those in oil and gas for the first time ever in 2016 on a spending splurge on renewable energy and power grids as the fall in crude prices led to deep cuts, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday. "This decline is attributed to two reasons," IEA chief economist Laszlo Varro told journalists.

  • Cramer Remix: Not just fun and games, this stock is the real deal

    Jim Cramer issues a warning that not all toy stocks are created equal.

  • Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer issues a warning that not all toy stocks are created equal.

  • Oncor CEO says Berkshire Hathaway has the edge over Elliott in bidding, for now

    Jim Cramer sits down with Bob Shapard, the CEO of Oncor Energy, to track the high-profile rival bids for his electric utility.

  • Robert Shapard, CEO of Oncor Electric.

    Jim Cramer sits down with Bob Shapard, the CEO of Oncor Energy, to track the high-profile rival bids for his electric utility.

  • RUSSIAN ENERGY MINISTER NOVAK SAYS POWER PLANT PROJECT IN CRIMEA WILL GO AHEAD DESPITE SITUATION WITH SIEMENS.

  • RICHMOND, Va.— Dominion Energy announced Monday it is partnering with a Danish energy company to build two wind turbines off the Virginia coast, an effort years in the making that the utility said could lead to the development of a much larger wind farm. DONG Energy will immediately begin design and engineering work on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project,...