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MEXICO CITY, Sept 15- Panama's economy expanded 6.3 percent during the second quarter of this year compared with the same period last year, the government said on Monday. Central America's largest economy saw gains in mining, construction, retail and transport sectors during the April-June period.
*BNEF says "yes" vote would harm investment in Scotland. LONDON, Sept 16- Britain has dropped a place to a five-year low ranking among the world's most attractive renewable energy markets, after changing the way it subsidizes renewable power, a quarterly ranking from accountants Ernst& Young showed on Tuesday.
HELSINKI, Sept 15- Finland's economy minister has rejected an application from power utility Teollisuuden Voima to extend the permit for a new nuclear reactor in the west of the country, throwing the project into doubt.
Widespread electronic attacks on U.S. interests have amplified calls to fortify the U.S.'s aging electric grid from terrorism.
SAO PAULO, Sept 11- A small group of energy companies in Brazil are increasing revenues at a time when the country is grappling with its worst power crisis in more than a decade, taking advantage of sky-high prices to sell electricity in the spot market.
TOKYO, Sept 11- The late manager of Japan's destroyed Fukushima plant questioned the safety of large nuclear facilities, documents showed on Thursday, potentially affecting the debate over the restart of the world's biggest nuclear power station.
TOKYO, Sept 10- Japan's nuclear regulator on Wednesday approved the restart of a nuclear power station, the first step to reopening an industry that has been idle since the Fukushima disaster, as the government pushes for the permanent closure of older reactors.
TOKYO, Sept 10- Japan's nuclear regulator gave the go-ahead on Wednesday for the restart of a nuclear power station, the first step to reopening an industry that was mothballed after the Fukushima disaster and which may involve the definitive closure of a dozen old plants.
NEW DELHI, Sept 5- Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott sealed a civil nuclear deal to sell uranium to India on Friday and also offered to increase supplies of conventional fuel to help it overcome chronic shortages.
*Denmark's Vestas to build 1st stealth turbines in France. PARIS, Sept 5- France is building the world's first wind farm with turbine blades designed to minimise interference with radar systems, using technology partially inspired by stealth warplanes.
*Opposition blames Modi for Mumbai power cuts. NEW DELHI, Sept 5- Narendra Modi took decisive action as chief minister of Gujarat state to secure round-the-clock supplies of electricity.
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.