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  • US, California release roadmap for solar projects Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 2:59 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— State and federal officials sought Tuesday to bring order to California's boom for renewable-energy plants in the Mojave and other southern California deserts, releasing a roadmap covering 22.5 million acres that designates some areas for large-scale solar, wind and geothermal plants and others for conservation of desert habitat and animals.

  • Calgary- based TransCanada Corp is emerging as a possible target, with several U.S. activist hedge funds reviewing the nearly $38 billion pipeline operator as a break-up candidate, people close to the matter said.

  • *Payrolls data weaker than expected. NEW YORK, Sept 5- U.S. stocks ended higher on Friday, lifting the S&P 500 to a fresh closing high, after a weaker-than-expected jobs report was taken as a sign that the Federal Reserve will not begin raising interest rates anytime soon.

  • *Payrolls data weaker than expected. NEW YORK, Sept 5- U.S. stocks rose on Friday afternoon, rebounding from losses earlier in the session, as investors took a weak payrolls report to mean there was little risk the Federal Reserve would speed up its plans to raise interest rates.

  • 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#.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.