*Sees Q3 adjusted earnings $0.15- $0.35/ shr vs est $0.28. July 31- SunPower Corp, the second-largest solar panel maker in the United States, reported a 30 percent fall in quarterly profit as it installed fewer solar plants, sending its shares down 4 percent in extended trading.» Read More
Feb 5- Almost a million homes and businesses were without power mostly in the U.S. The hardest hit state was Pennsylvania with over 720,000 customers out. Other affected states were Maryland, Arkansas, New Jersey, West Virginia, Kentucky, Delaware, New York and Ohio.
The overall pace of job growth isn't far off ADP's recent trend, and hiring indexes in both the ISM survey and a separate service-sector survey from Markit kept investors optimistic that the U.S. Labor Department's nonfarm payrolls report on Friday will show January hiring rebounded after a weak December, which saw a payroll gain of just 74,000..
Feb 5- Almost 900,000 homes and businesses were without power in the U.S. The hardest hit state was Pennsylvania with over 640,000 customers out Wednesday morning. Other affected states were Maryland, West Virginia, Arkansas, New Jersey, Kentucky, Delaware, Ohio, Virginia, Indiana and New York.
*UK: very unlikely independent Scotland could keep pound. "I would prefer Scotland to have a lot more power and a lot less of Mr Cameron and Mr Osborne," she said, referring to Britain's prime minister and finance minister.
BRASILIA, Feb 4- Some of Brazil's most populous regions suffered sporadic power outages on Tuesday, raising election-year fears of shortages in a country with a long history of blackouts.
FRANKFURT, Feb 3- Faced with a plunge in profits, Germany's power utilities are having to bend to the will of the government and join the renewable energy revolution, while smartening up on the retail front with new customer-friendly energy saving products.
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.
Modems and routers are bigger energy hogs than laptops and cell phone chargers. On a national scale, it’s pretty staggering: $1 billion a year in electricity.