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  • "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...

  • *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.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 10- The hunt for dividend yield is pushing U.S. fund managers into an unproven new offshoot of the alternative energy industry. Notable buyers include the $29.3 billion BlackRock Equity Dividend Fund and the $9.2 billion T. Rowe Price Small-Cap Stock fund. "We see these as a way to get a decent yield now and high likelihood into the yield growing...

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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.