May 1- The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said on Thursday it will issue a license soon to DTE Energy Co to build a new reactor at its Fermi nuclear power plant in Michigan. DTE proposed a 1,600- megawatt Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor built by General Electric Co and Hitachi Ltd. The license would be the first for an ESBWR reactor.» Read More
The link between oil prices and solar energy stocks has broken down, and that may be a good thing for renewable firms.
The federal study found that if saboteurs attacked just nine substations, the country's power network could collapse. The Wall Street Journal reports.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports a large explosion rocked East Harlem Wednesday, where a fire broke out seconds later.
Optim Energy, an electric company owned by a Bill Gates investment fund, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after piling up losses in a depressed power market.
Hundreds of technicians and engineers are camped out in Tokyo hotels trying to revive Japan's nuclear industry.
Frank Gaffney, President of Center for Security Policy, provides insight on the vulnerable American electric grid, and homeland security's role protecting them.
CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight on a sniper attack on a California power station.
The solar sector is experiencing an unexpected revival, powering a rally in solar stocks.
Utility companies' battle with solar users illustrates the distance the alternative energy source has traveled.
Several utility companies have recently announced increases in their retail electricity rate as they struggle to meet peak periods of demand.
Consensus is growing that the U.S. electricity grid is vulnerable to both hacking and physical attacks, but protecting it remains a work in progress.
A choking smog across much of northern China threatens major coal projects globally that are still on the drawing board.
Breakneck consolidation among utilities is unlikely to cause them to cut back on investments in infrastructure, analysts say.
Steve Holliday, National Grid CEO, discusses what his company has done to secure power service and protect customers from storms like Superstorm Sandy.
French utility EDF and the British government have signed an agreement to build two nuclear reactors for a total cost of 16 billion pounds, EDF said in a statement on Monday.
In the latest "despicable scam," fraudsters threaten to shut off your power unless you fork over cash.
Radiation near a tank holding highly contaminated water at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has spiked 18-fold, the plant's operator said on Sunday.
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.
CNBC's Scott Cohn looks at electricity storage and a new battery technology that could actually power entire neighborhoods.
With electricity demand in places like NYC flirting with all-time highs, power prices are reaching staggering levels.