They want the EPA to force nine states- Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia- to regulate the emissions that cross into their borders through prevailing winds and contribute to higher ozone levels to the north and east of the upwind states.» Read More
NEW DELHI, Aug 16- Gopal Saxena, the chief executive of a power distribution company run by Reliance Infrastructure Ltd, which is controlled by Indian billionaire Anil Ambani, faces a tough choice.
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.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- A federal appeals court on Wednesday largely sided with Entergy Corp in its fight to prevent Vermont from shutting down the only nuclear power plant in the state.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- A federal appeals court on Tuesday partially reversed a decision blocking Vermont from shutting down a nuclear power plant owned by Entergy Corp.
LONDON, Aug 14- EU countries are likely to pare back support for renewable energy further after Spain's recent proposed overhaul. While countries are working to EU targets, authorities in Brussels appear powerless to prevent such retroactive steps.
*Spain imposes solar panel levy under energy reform. *Reforms threaten Spain meeting 2020 EU renewable energy goals. MADRID, Aug 14- Two weeks after Spain's government slapped a series of levies on green energy, Inaki Alonso hired two workmen to remove the solar panels he had put on his roof only six months earlier.
*Eni sold 20 pct of Area 4 field to China for $4.2 bln. MILAN, Aug 13- Italy's Eni said on Tuesday it had agreed, following a meeting between its CEO and Mozambique's president, to pay $400 million tax on the $4.2 billion sale of a gas field stake to China and build the east African country a power station.
*GE, LG Chem among companies entering growing market. SAN FRANCISCO/ LOS ANGELES, Aug 12- California, whose green ambitions helped the solar and wind industries take root, is taking an essential next step by proposing a sharp rise in energy storage to better integrate renewable power with the rest of the grid.
SEOUL, Aug 11- South Korea has warned of serious power shortages this week amid an expected rise in summer temperatures and as the resources-starved country struggles to keep up with demand after six nuclear plants have gone off-line.
TAIPEI/ TOKYO, Aug 9- A nuclear power plant in Taiwan may have been leaking radioactive water for three years, the government has said, adding to a growing crisis of confidence in North Asia about nuclear safety.
Aug 8- Shares in electric sports car maker Tesla Motors Inc jumped 18 percent to a record high on Thursday, after surprisingly strong second-quarter results convinced investors the company has found a route to sustainable profits.
Aug 7- Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority on Wednesday sold $673 million of revenue bonds at tax-free yields of as much as 7.12 percent in the Caribbean island's first municipal bond deal in more than a year that was clouded by Detroit's bankruptcy case.
Aug 7- Duke Energy Corp, the largest electricity provider in the United States, posted a 64 percent jump in quarterly revenue, helped in part by its buyout last year of a key rival, but earnings fell. For the second quarter, the company posted net income of $339 million, or 48 cents per share, compared with $444 million, or 99 cents per share, in the year-ago period.
Aug 5- U.S. federal energy regulators on Monday ordered BP Plc to respond to allegations of natural gas market manipulation, threatening the energy company with fines near $29 million.
SANTIAGO, Aug 1- A Chilean appeals court rejected a ministerial group's decision on Thursday and blocked the construction of energy firm Endesa's $1.4 billion, coal-fired thermoelectric project.
SANTIAGO, Aug 1- A Chilean appeals court rejected a ministerial group's decision on Thursday and blocked the construction of energy firm Endesa's $1.4 billion, coal-fired, thermoelectric project.
NEW YORK, July 31- U.S. natural gas prices are expected to creep higher for the remainder of this year and again in 2014 as demand continues to improve after extremely low prices last year have attracted more users, a Reuters poll of analysts showed.
*Tokyo Electric Power confronts many unknowns at crippled plant. TOKYO, July 31- Two and a half years after the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, the operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima plant faces a daunting array of unknowns. What is clear, say critics, is that Tokyo Electric Power Co is keeping a nervous Japanese public in the dark about what it does know.
July 30- JPMorgan Chase& Co agreed on Tuesday to pay $410 million to settle allegations of power market manipulation in California and the Midwest, the latest in a series of high-profile investigations by U.S. federal energy regulators.
July 30- Arch Coal Inc reported a bigger quarterly loss before special items on Tuesday on a drop in metallurgical coal prices and cut its sales forecast for the steelmaking ingredient, sending its shares down 3 percent.