PORTLAND, Maine— The Maine Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday signed off on a $25,000 fine for a natural gas company for safety violations. Summit Natural Gas, which is expanding its reach in southern and central Maine, reached a consent decree that reduced the fine from $100,000 following violations that included using contractors without proper...» Read More
According to GasBuddy, 10 percent of the nation's gas stations are now selling gasoline at less than $3 a gallon.
NEW YORK, Sept 28- NiSource Inc on Sunday announced its board had approved plans to split into two publicly traded companies, separating its utilities and pipeline businesses, with the new company taking the form of a master limited partnership.
MOSCOW, Sept 23- Gazprom Energoholding, the utility unit of Russia's top natural gas producer Gazprom, is planning an initial public offering of its shares in 2016, when foreign capital markets may become more open to Russian firms, its director general said.
MIAMI, Sept 1- When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations.
LONDON, Aug 19- Britain's dominance in European natural gas trading is under threat from a Dutch trading hub where volumes are soaring, buoyed in part by Europe's utility companies who prefer to hedge their deals in euros. Britain has been the region's leading gas trading hub since North Sea oil and gas discoveries in the 1970 s made it Europe's main producer.
Aug 14- Puerto Rico's electric power authority PREPA struck a deal with bondholders on Thursday to develop a restructuring plan to revive the debt-stricken utility as it got an extension of vital lines of credit it uses to buy oil. :Puerto Rico's highway, water and electricity authorities hold about $20 billion in bonds.
FRANKFURT/ MILAN/ LONDON, Aug 8- Several Italian utilities and private equity groups are expected to hand in tentative offers worth about 2 billion euros for E.ON' s Italian unit early next week, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
BRASILIA, July 10- Brazil's government is in talks with commercial banks to lend at least 2 billion reais in emergency credit to electricity distributors as drought causes power rates to soar, a source with direct knowledge of the talks told Reuters on Thursday. Brazil's energy regulator on Wednesday extended the deadline for payment to the end of the month.
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.
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.
The U.S. average price of gasoline rose by 5 cents during the past two weeks, caused by the jump in the price of ethanol used to make gasoline.
Liberum's Peter Atherton says U.K. energy companies could keep tariffs flat come next September, after Centrica reported that 360,000 of its customers quit in the fourth quarter due to price hikes.
Several utility companies have recently announced increases in their retail electricity rate as they struggle to meet peak periods of demand.
To help avert a financial crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia's gas supply prices to Ukraine will be cut by one-third.
In the latest "despicable scam," fraudsters threaten to shut off your power unless you fork over cash.
If you've noticed your utility bills falling, there's a good reason. Surging natural gas production in the U.S. has had one benefit already: curbing or even cutting power costs.
Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO, Jevons Global tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks the U.S. is on the verge of re-industrialization.
Gasoline prices are up 8 cents in the past two weeks and will likely continue climbing through April. Experts say the 2013 national average will likely top out at about $3.95 a gallon.
Gasoline futures continued to trade higher in the electronic session Thursday as the latest track of Hurricane Sandy looked headed straight for the heart of the East Coast refining industry.