GO
Loading...

Independent Power Producers and Energy Traders

More

  • US power plants ramp up production     Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports natural gas is rallying amid major snowstorms in the East Coast region. Power plants are also benefiting.

  • HOUSTON, Feb 12- As the debate over the future of Texas's $35 billion electricity market enters a third year with no end in sight, one independent power producer decided not to wait for an outcome, filing for bankruptcy on Wednesday, citing depressed market conditions.

  • How Fed Tapering Will Impact Gold     Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 11:03 PM ET

    Erik Wytenus, Head of Foreign Exchange and Commodities at J.P. Morgan Private Bank outlines the headwinds for gold going forward.

  • 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.

  • Investors May Want to Stay on the Defensive Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 9:53 AM ET

    With uncertainty and volatility big issues much like last year, money managers say go for high dividend-paying stocks and sectors such as healthcare, consumer staples and utilities.

  • Hot And Cold Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:04 AM ET

    Energy used to be something we took for granted; it is was cheap, accessible and plentiful. Now, energy seems precious, complicated and fractious, a chip in the high-stakes game of geopolitics.

  • Power strip

    Even when renewable energy is relatively cheap to produce, current costs to store huge amounts of solar and wind power can be two or three times the value for utilities supplying electricity.

  • Does the Solar Industry Have a PR Problem? Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:01 AM ET
    Solar Panels on a residential roof.

    With all its attributes, solar energy still hasn't taken off with consumers. What's not to like. Apparently, a lot.  For one, switching over is a" a hassle," says a solar firm CEO.

  • Oil-Price Volatility Bedevils Business and Consumers Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    The resulting yo-yo effect on fuel prices for the last three years has made it hard for consumers and businesses to loosen their purse strings enough to jump start the lackluster economy.

  • Detroit Readies Hydrogen-Car Push Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:00 AM ET
    Chrysler's ecoVoyager concept car unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show.The ecoVoyager mates an lithium-ion battery pack to an advanced hydrogen fuel cell, resulting in a vehicle with a range of more than 300 miles that emits nothing from the tailpipe but water vapor.

    Automakers are gearing up for mass-market production of hydrogen-powered cars starting in 2015, but the fuel-cell technology has plenty of skeptics, including President Barack Obama.

  • Smart Ways To Cut Energy Costs At Home Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 9:59 AM ET

    Choosing energy-efficient appliances, such as Energy Star, making a few small repairs and adjusting some behavior can help consumers save hundreds of dollars a year in energy costs.

  • King Coal Gets Another Chance Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 9:58 AM ET
    Celanese’s integrated chemical complex in Nanjing, China.

    With gasoline prices still stubbornly high, a new fuel from an old source could keep America moving more cheaply in the near future.  It's coal-based  ethanol and Celanese is making a big bet on it.

  • Cramer: Avoid Investing In These 2 Sectors Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011 | 7:50 PM ET

    Try these two sectors instead, the "Mad Money" host said.