NRG Energy Inc


  • Declines ranged from about 1 percent for shares of FirstEnergy Corp to about 5 percent for NRG Energy Inc. Declines ranged from about 1 percent for shares of FirstEnergy Corp to more than 5 percent for NRG Energy Inc. PJM operates the power grid in all or parts of 13 mid-Atlantic and Midwest states, from New Jersey to Illinois, and the District of Columbia.

  • As New England freezes, natural gas stays cheap Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, March 1- What a difference a year makes. New England' s power grid operator, ISO New England, provided incentives to encourage generators to lock in oil and gas supplies early, offering an end-of-season cash payout to cover any excess costs from unused fuel supplies, among other things. "Both the region's power grid and its resources have been operating well...

  • *SunPower Q4 adj profit of $0.26/ shares vs est. of $0.24. *SunPower, First Solar shares up on JV news. Feb 24- Shares of solar companies got a boost on Tuesday, a day after SunPower Corp and First Solar Inc said they were in talks to jointly spin off some assets, a move expected to generate stable cash flows for the long-standing rivals.

  • Feb 23- First Solar Inc and SunPower Corp said they were in advanced talks to form a joint venture, which will hold some of their solar power-generating assets. First Solar's shares rose 10.4 percent, while SunPower's stock was up 11.8 percent in after-market trading on Monday. First Solar and SunPower said they intend to file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 5- California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday laid out an ambitious plan for 50 percent of the state's electricity to be generated by renewable resources over the next 15 years and to cut petroleum usage by drivers. SolarCity Corp, the largest U.S. residential solar panel installer, and Vivint Solar Inc are already big players in California.

  • "If people think this is just to raise the flag, it's not going to last long," said Christopher Flensborg, Head of Sustainable Products and Product Development for Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, the Swedish bank that's the world's largest underwriter of green bonds. Green bonds used to come exclusively from AAA-rated organizations like the World Bank; the...

  • Nov 13- The controversial government program that funded failed solar company Solyndra, and became a lighting rod in the 2012 presidential election, is officially in the black. According to a report by the Department of Energy, interest payments to the government from projects funded by the Loan Programs Office were $810 million as of September- higher than the...

  • Records broken in third week of gains for Dow, S&P Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 4:27 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks were little changed after data had creation of 214,000 jobs in October.

  • Midday movers: Actavis, NRG, Tesla Motors & more Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 1:06 PM ET
    NYSE New York Stock Exchange

    Some of Wednesday's midday movers:

  • *Deal would deconsolidate 2.6 bln euros of debt. MADRID, Oct 23- Spanish builder ACS will postpone until at least early 2015 a planned listing of its wind and solar power generating assets, a source with knowledge of the company's plans said on Thursday, joining a growing list of European firms pulling share offerings amid tough market conditions.

  • Why go solar? Homeowner says: 'To save money' Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 11:43 AM ET
    Vivint Solar technicians install solar panels on the roof of a house in Mission Viejo, Calif.

    The residential solar market is on fire, but the trend could disrupt some traditional energy companies.

  • Mending energy's negative image: NRG CEO   Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:17 AM ET
    Mending energy's negative image: NRG CEO

    David Crane, NRG Energy CEO, discusses his green energy initiatives. The only double-digit growth area is the clean energy portion of the space, says Crane.

  • 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.

  • Early movers: NRG, P, UNH, GNC, AN, COH, UA & more Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 7:34 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on February 3, 2014.

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

  • Midday movers: Hillshire, BofA, AmEx & more Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

    Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • Stable sector is headed for correction, experts say Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Since January, utilities have been the top performer in the S&P. But investors beware: If interest rates rise, you could be hard-hit.

  • This is the real worry for stocks Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 7:59 AM ET

    The bond market is giving the stock market angst.

  • 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.

  • 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.