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  • NEW YORK, April 1- General Electric would commit to financing a new natural gas plant in Puerto Rico under a debt restructuring plan proposed by creditors of the island's struggling power utility, according to plan documents obtained by Reuters. Reuters reported on Saturday that an ad hoc group of PREPA creditors, including OppenheimerFunds and Franklin...

  • Is renewable energy ready to disrupt fossil fuels? Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 6:36 PM ET
    Indian workers install solar panels at the Gujarat solar park in Western India's Gujarat state in 2012.

    Prices of fossil fuels may be plumbing multi-year lows, but that's not likely to keep them from being displaced by renewable energy, analysts said.

  • Consumer spending is due for a pop Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    A man at a gas station in Dellwood, Mo.

    The consensus among economists on Wall Street and at the Federal Reserve is that consumer spending will begin to increase in the coming months.

  • GREECE WILL CANCEL PRIVATISATION OF STATE-RUN NATURAL GAS UTILITY DEPA- ENERGY MINISTER TELLS REUTERS.

  • ATHENS, Jan 30- Greece's new left-wing government will cancel plans to sell the state natural gas utility and is firmly opposed to a Canadian gold mine that is among the biggest foreign investment projects in the country, the energy minister told Reuters on Friday. The gold mine operated by Vancouver- based Eldorado Gold in northern Greece was the flagship...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 27- Liquefied natural gas exports from the United States will remain competitive versus supplies from traditional producers of the fuel until oil prices fall to $70 a barrel, said a senior executive with Japanese gas utility Osaka Gas Co on Monday. Prior to crude prices tumbling a quarter from this year's peaks in June, several Asian buyers,...

  • Who's buying the oil that makes ISIS millions? Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 1:42 PM ET
    Members loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) wave ISIL flags as they drive around Raqqa June 29, 2014.

    ISIS makes its fortune by selling oil from seized territory to its enemies, NBC News reports.

  • Cheap gas?! $3 (and under) a gallon in some areas Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 3:23 PM ET
    A woman pumps gas at the Victory gas station in Pembroke Pines, Florida.

    According to GasBuddy, 10 percent of the nation's gas stations are now selling gasoline at less than $3 a gallon.

  • Wisconsin Energy buys Integrys in $5.7 bln deal Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    Wisconsin Energy struck a $5.71 billion deal to buy Integrys Energy, creating a larger, more diverse electric and natural gas company.

  • A company putting the gas station out of business Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Pasquale Romano, CEO of ChargePoint

    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.

  • Exelon deal to create largest mid-Atlantic utility Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    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.

  • Paying more at the pump? Blame ethanol prices! Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 8:48 AM ET

    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.

  • Centrica customers quit in droves   Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 11:20 AM ET
    Centrica customers quit in droves

    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.

  • As winter takes hold, plunging temps test utilities Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 6:25 AM ET

    Several utility companies have recently announced increases in their retail electricity rate as they struggle to meet peak periods of demand.

  • Russia to cut Ukraine gas price by one-third Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 10:37 AM ET
    Gas control valves on pipework bringing gas from Russia in Kiev, Ukraine.

    To help avert a financial crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia's gas supply prices to Ukraine will be cut by one-third.

  • Scammers target utility customers Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Duke Power recently emailed this fraud alert to residential and business electric customers to warn them of the ongoing scam.

    In the latest "despicable scam," fraudsters threaten to shut off your power unless you fork over cash.

  • Cheaper Power Bills? You May Have NatGas to Thank Saturday, 27 Apr 2013 | 11:53 AM ET

    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.

  • US on the Verge of Re-Industrialization   Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 10:00 PM ET
    US on the Verge of a Re-Industrialization

    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.

  • Why Low 2013 Gas Prices Will Soon Evaporate Saturday, 5 Jan 2013 | 9:43 AM ET

    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.

  • Plunging Oil Prices Are Big Boost for US Drivers

    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.