LONDON, Feb 19- "Cripplingly high power costs are forcing some of Britain's heavy manufacturers to shut down their entire operation at peak times, with furnaces cooling and workers shivering in cold, darkened offices," according to an article in Wednesday's Financial Times.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are reviewing firms' practices for advising customers about so-called rollovers. The SEC said on Thursday that the issue is one of its 2014 examination priorities, after FINRA announced its own plans on January 2.
*UK power market faces severe shortage after 2015. LONDON, Dec 4- British lawmakers rejected an amendment on Wednesday that would have forced tougher rules on old coal-fired power plants, sparing the energy market from an even tighter squeeze as ageing nuclear plants shut later this decade.
WASHINGTON, Nov 25- Democratic Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur has been named acting chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the agency said on Monday. In recent years it has instigated high-profile investigations against major banks, including JP Morgan Chase& Co and Barclays PLC for energy market manipulation and false reporting.
WASHINGTON, Nov 25- Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur has been named acting chairwoman of U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the agency said on Monday. The previous chairman, Jon Wellinghoff, left FERC on Sunday.
BUENOS AIRES, Oct 10- Argentina will offer about $500 million to resolve disputes with corporations at a World Bank arbitration panel, a financial daily newspaper reported on Thursday.
LONDON, Oct 8- A link between British grid frequency- set by the speed at which power turbines spin- and electricity prices suggests a trading opportunity in European spot markets, where liquidity is rising to balance a more variable power supply.
Sept 26- National Grid Plc will pay more than $6.3 million to compensate employees in New York and Massachusetts who were not properly paid in the weeks after Hurricane Sandy because of problems with a new computerized payroll system.
LONDON, Sept 23- European shares traded flat at midday on Monday after stronger euro zone data and Angela Merkel's landslide personal victory in Germany's election failed to offset dampening comments from a U.S.
*National Grid leads utilities lower after UBS downgrade. LONDON, Sept 23- Hawkish comments from Federal Reserve President James Bullard dragged back European shares early on Monday, while a landslide victory in German elections for Angela Merkel kept the DAX around all-time highs.
What worked for utility companies during the first hundred years of electricity won't work anymore. Utilities that think they can keep charging at will for electrons will be gone.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Steve Holliday, CEO of National Grid, talks through quarterly earnings, the company's strategy, the dividend raise and explains why the U.K. and E.U. need "interconnection" on energy policies.
With some 2,000 people still without power from Hurricane Sandy, the question for many is whether energy companies along the Northeast are better prepared for Nemo.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer makes calls on viewer's favorite stocks: Southern Copper, Oneok and more.
Nov 2- U.S. utilities restored power on Friday to about a million East Coast homes and businesses plunged into darkness by Hurricane Sandy, a slowdown from the past two days, as crews began to work on the hardest-hit areas that may take days to fix.
Nov 2- More than 1.2 million homes and businesses in New York and 1.5 million in New Jersey were still without power on Friday, four days after Hurricane Sandy slammed into the U.S. East Coast, the states' power companies said.
Nov 2- More than 1.3 million homes and businesses in New York and 1.4 million in New Jersey were still without power on Friday, four days after Hurricane Sandy slammed into the U.S. East Coast, the states' power companies said.
Oct 30- U.S. East Coast electric companies report that outages from Hurricane Sandy have hit more than 8.2 million homes and businesses, the U.S. Department of Energy said in a report early on Tuesday.
Oct 30- U.S. East Coast electric companies say outages from Hurricane Sandy so far have hit more than 8.1 million homes and businesses, the U.S. Department of Energy said in a report early on Tuesday.