OAKLAND, Calif.— Relatives of 18 of the 36 people who died in Oakland's "Ghost Ship" warehouse fire added California's Pacific Gas& Electric utility on Tuesday as a defendant in their wrongful death lawsuits. PG&E was added as a defendant to a "master complaint" lawsuit that combined the 18 separate lawsuits into one, lawyers for those relatives said.
Total operating expenses in the electric utilities and infrastructure segment fell 3.2 percent to $3.72 billion in the first quarter ended March 31, due to reduced storm restoration costs, the company said. Net income attributable to Duke Energy was $716 million, or $1.02 per share, in the quarter, from $694 million, or $1.01 per share, a year earlier.
*Some EU nations wary of deal-making with Russia. RIGA/ BRUSSELS, April 7- Some big utilities in eastern Europe are backing a proposed EU antitrust settlement with Russian state gas exporter Gazprom, increasing the chances of a deal that is opposed by countries striving to loosen the Kremlin's grip over their energy sectors. Many of the countries involved- once in...
When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations, he said it would end America's "war on coal."
WASHINGTON/ LOS ANGELES/ NEW YORK, April 5- When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations, he said it would end America's "war on coal," usher in a new era of energy production and put miners back to work. Reuters surveyed 32 utilities with operations in the 26 states that sued former President...
March 29- In the last four years, North Carolina has become the second largest solar market in the United States, behind only California. It has installed more solar energy than Texas, which has nearly three times the population; more than Arizona, which has twice as many sunny days; and more than New York, which has far more aggressive renewable energy targets.
*Plans to hire 10 staff in Singapore, Europe, Houston. The utility company's trading arm plans to hire 10 people in Singapore, Europe and Houston to move growing LPG supplies from the United States to other parts of the world, Engie Energy Management's CEO Eric Simon told Reuters. The United States has become the top exporter of LPG, already sending record volumes to...
Royal Dutch Shell posted its worst annual profit in more than a decade.
Greg Gordon, Evercore ISI, talks about the poor performance in utilities after the election as well as where he sees opportunities in the sector and what to avoid.
DAR ES SALAAM, Dec 31- Tanzania's energy regulator has approved a power tariff hike of 8.53 percent by the state-run utility, less than half of what the utility said it needed to stem losses. The regulator said the average tariff would now be increased from 242.34 Tanzania shillings per kilo-watt hour to 263.02 shillings/ kwh. The cash-strapped public utility has...
Italy's upcoming referendum could catalyze repercussions Europe-wide, according to the chief executive of Italy's biggest utility.
The storm's potential in Florida to disrupt gasoline supply is prompting many to find gas stations are out of fuel.
Shares of Praxair jumped Tuesday after confirmation the U.S. firm was in talks for a potential merger with German industrial gases group Linde.
Industrial gas supplier Praxair is in early talks to merge with Germany's Linde, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Pacific Gas & Electric was found guilty of federal charges stemming from a natural gas pipeline explosion in California that killed eight people.
Volkswagen's stocks popped nearly 3 percent after a proposed recall plan was rejected by California regulators.
This Fourth of July holiday weekend could fuel some of the highest demand for gasoline ever, according to Opis.
The country is dealing with fuel shortages at gas stations across the country as protests disrupt supply.
Toshiba said it has sued five former executives over a $1.3 billion accounting scandal, and the company reported a quarterly operating loss.
Almost $43 million of US taxpayers' money was spent to build one gas station, according to a government watchdog.