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  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 2- NRG Energy vowed on Wednesday to press ahead with a proposal to build a power plant in coastal Southern California even after a city council expressed opposition, citing fears it could be inundated by rising sea water.

  • June 13- Shares of Abengoa Yield Plc, a unit of Spanish renewable and engineering firm Abengoa SA, rose about 28 percent in their U.S. market debut, valuing the company at about $3 billion. Abengoa Yield's IPO raised about $721 million after its upsized offering of 24.9 million shares was priced at $29 per share, well above the expected price range of $25- $27 per share.

  • Why Buffett, Apple & Google love the Mojave Desert Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:48 PM ET
    This solar thermal power-tower system at the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near Primm, Nev., is the largest in the world and is owned by Google, NRG Energy and BrightSource Energy.

    The U.S. is the third-largest solar market, and it's growing rapidly because of private investment and federal support.

  • June 4- Clean energy company NRG Yield Inc said it would buy California's Alta Wind Energy Center, the largest wind farm in North America, for $870 million from Terra-Gen Power LLC. The deal will add 947 megawatt to the wind portfolio of NRG Yield and parent NRG Energy Inc, making it the fifth largest in the continent at 2,839 MW.

  • *ADP report shows fewer jobs added in May than expected. *Protective Life jumps in premarket, Dai-ichi to buy. NEW YORK, June 4- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Wednesday as data on the labor market came in weaker than expected, giving investors reason to sell amid few positive catalysts and with indexes near record levels.

  • June 4- NRG Yield Inc, a unit of NRG Energy Inc, said it would buy California's Alta Wind Energy Center, the largest wind farm in North America, for $870 million. The deal is expected to increase NRG Yield's annual run-rate earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization by about $220 million.

  • *Protective Life jumps in premarket, Dai-ichi to buy. NEW YORK, June 4- U.S. stock index futures mostly edged lower on Wednesday as investors refrained from making large bets, with indexes near record levels, ahead of data on the labor market and services sector.

  • June 4- NRG Energy Inc is close to a deal worth more than $800 million to buy Alta Wind Energy Center, the largest wind farm in North America, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter.

  • June 2- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formally announced a plan on Monday to slash carbon emissions from the power sector by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, a key element of President Barack Obama's plan to tackle global warming. Coal comprises more than 20,000 megawatts of the company's generation capacity. --American Electric Power Co Inc#.

  • Early movers: LEN, UA, TSLA, NRG & more Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • March 10- California set back-to-back solar power records last week, the state grid operator said on Monday. With 5,231 MW, California leads the nation in installed solar generation, including thermal and photovoltaic facilities, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association.

  • Bond yields at six-week high, weather factor fades Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 10:42 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Traders saw the surprise gain in February jobs as a sign of a stronger economy, and a signal that interest rates could continue to move higher.

  • Bulls eye more gains as S&P 500 hugs new high Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 6:49 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The index's second record close this year set the stage for further gains, as traders look ahead to next week's jobs report.

  • Weather taunts traders betting on regaining highs Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 6:45 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The latest cold blast is likely to add to the murky economic picture, which is already making it difficult for stocks to advance.

  • IVANPAH DRY LAKE, Calif./ LOS ANGELES, Feb 13- One of the world's largest solar projects, which uses heat from the sun to generate power in California, opened on Thursday but may be the last of its kind in The Golden State.

  • 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.

  • The dirtiest battle in clean energy heats up Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 12:11 PM ET

    Rooftop solar and utilities have been on a collision course for years, and now, the political fight is escalating, and getting dirty.

  • Energy mergers, yes. Neglected grid? Probably not Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 1:49 PM ET

    Breakneck consolidation among utilities is unlikely to cause them to cut back on investments in infrastructure, analysts say.

  • Midday movers: US Airways, FedEx, Apple & more Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Early movers: DHI, TWTR, NRT, RIG & more Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 7:37 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.