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  • LANSING, Mich.— Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize. The hunt for Foxconn is fluid and largely secretive, with Rust Belt governors and state officials declining to even confirm...

  • Negotiators fear the renegotiation process could become a political punching bag in Mexico due to President Donald Trump's repeated swipes at Mexico and as Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador from the leftist National Regeneration Movement party leads a number of early polls for next year's election. He argues it has fueled a trade deficit with Mexico and cost...

  • WASHINGTON— The Trump administration is pushing for increased exports of natural gas and other energy sources as it seeks U.S. He and President Donald Trump have offered a "comforting" message to energy companies seeking to export liquefied natural gas, or LNG at huge terminals in Texas, Louisiana and other states, Perry said: "If you meet the rules, here's your...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry promised on Thursday to promote cross-border electricity trade and investment with Mexico and said he expected talks aimed at updating the North American Free Trade Agreement to proceed quickly. Trump hailed progress on trade after meeting his Mexican counterpart last Friday, on the sidelines of the Group of 20 leaders' summit...

  • MEXICO CITY— The United States and Mexico are looking to boost energy ties as the two countries prepare for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, officials said Thursday. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who met in Mexico with his counterpart, Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, called the United States' southern neighbor "a very, very important partner"...

  • WASHINGTON— Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday that "state-sponsored" or criminal hackers are targeting U.S. nuclear power plants and other energy providers, but said the government has resources to safeguard the nation's electric grid. The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security told energy providers last week that hackers may be trying to breach...

  • *Deal to sell six reactors to India might close in 2018. *Deal to sell six reactors to India might close in 2018. NEW DELHI, July 3- The U.S. administration has told India that Westinghouse Electric Co will emerge from bankruptcy and be sold by the year end, industry and diplomatic sources have said, raising the prospect of a Washington- supported sale or bailout for the...

  • President Donald Trump holds up a signed executive order on implementing an America-first offshore energy strategy in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, April 28, 2017.

    The Trump White House is casting "energy dominance" as a break with the Obama era, but little has changed in terms of energy export policy.

  • WASHINGTON, June 29- President Donald Trump on Thursday promoted a "golden era" of the U.S. energy business by seeking to assert power abroad through a boost in natural gas, coal and petroleum exports. The United States also will offer to export coal to Ukraine, where energy consumers often have suffered from cuts in natural gas supply by Russia.

  • The United States also will offer to export coal to Ukraine, where energy consumers have suffered from cuts in natural gas supply by Russia. After decades of being a major importer of natural gas, the United States is set to become a net exporter of gas by 2018 thanks to the boom in fracking in states like Texas and Pennsylvania. As the United States aims to boost LNG...

  • White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer

    White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders and Energy Secretary Rick Perry brief reporters on Tuesday afternoon.

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- Wind and solar power does not make the U.S. electricity grid less stable, an outgoing federal regulator said on Tuesday, as the Trump administration readies a study that will examine whether renewable energy has had a harmful effect. Colette Honorable, a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, said at a conference that renewables...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- President Donald Trump on Thursday will lay out his plan for reducing regulations to boost already-abundant U.S. production of oil, natural gas and coal and export it around the world, creating American jobs and helping allies. "Weve gone from the age of scarcity now to the age of abundance when it comes to American energy," Mike Catanzaro, a White...

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) answers questions from reporters at the U.S. Capitol.

    Republicans could suffer mid-term losses if their opposition to Obamacare doesn't match their campaign promises, writes John Fund.

  • Secretary of Energy Rick Perry

    Energy Secretary Rick Perry said the United States could suffer a Fukushima-style disaster if it does not deal with its nuclear waste.

  • The new report, commissioned by the American Wind Energy Association and Advanced Energy Economy, says cheap natural gas is behind most of the decline in the numbers of U.S. coal-fired power plants in recent years, not government subsidies that have bolstered the growth of wind and solar power. The groups commissioned the report shortly after Energy Secretary...

  • The Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant stands in Avila Beach, California.

    The White House sees nuclear power as "a very important part" of its energy strategy, Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry said.

  • Incoming Energy Secretary Rick Perry (R) gives a double thumbs up during the Inaugural Parade for U.S. President Donald J. Trump January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Energy Secretary Rick Perry tells CNBC the science around climate change isn't settled, contradicting NASA, NOAA.

  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry campaigning for Senate Republican candidate and North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis, Oct. 24, 2014, in Smithfield, North Carolina

    Rick Perry, the US secretary of energy, speaks to CNBC about whether he believes carbon dioxide is the primary control knob behind climate change.

  • Incoming Energy Secretary Rick Perry (R) gives a double thumbs up during the Inaugural Parade for U.S. President Donald J. Trump January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Rick Perry, U.S. secretary of Energy, talks about the renaissance in America's energy industry, and investing in research and development.