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  • Oct 17- More than 150,000 homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia were still without power on Wednesday, local power companies said, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. In total, more than 3.3 million customers lost power from Florida to New York after Michael struck the Florida Panhandle on Oct. 10 as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 17- Greenhouse gases emissions from the largest U.S. industrial plants fell 2.7 percent in 2017, the Trump administration said, as coal plants shut and as that industry competes with cheap natural gas and solar and wind power that emit less pollution. EPA acting administrator Andrew Wheeler said the data proves that federal regulations are not...

  • PARIS, Oct 17- French utility Engie and retailer Casino launched a joint venture on Wednesday that will invest some 100 million euros a year to build solar panels on the rooftops of supermarkets, hotels and hospitals in France. The joint venture between Engie and Casino's solar unit GreenYellow is called Reservoir Sun and hopes to install about 100 megawatts of...

  • *ESET has investigated numerous cyber attacks in Ukraine. *In new report, it says companies hit in Ukraine and Poland. BRATISLAVA, Oct 17- Hackers have infected three energy and transport companies in Ukraine and Poland with sophisticated new malware and may be planning destructive cyber attacks, a software security firm said on Wednesday.

  • *ESET has investigated numerous cyber attacks in Ukraine. *In new report, it says companies hit in Ukraine and Poland. BRATISLAVA, Oct 17- Hackers have infected three energy and transport companies in Ukraine and Poland with sophisticated new malware and may be planning destructive cyber attacks, a software security firm said on Wednesday.

  • Southeast were still without power on Tuesday, according to local power companies, since Hurricane Michael last week swept up the East Coast from Florida to Virginia. In total, over 3.2 million customers lost power from Florida to New York after Michael struck the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour.

  • Southeast were still without power on Tuesday after Hurricane Michael swept up the East Coast from Florida to Virginia last week, according to local power companies. In total, over 3.2 million customers lost power from Florida to New York after Michael struck the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour.

  • Southeast were still without power on Tuesday after Hurricane Michael swept up the East Coast from Florida to Virginia last week, according to local power companies. In total, over 3.2 million customers lost power from Florida to New York after Michael struck the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour.

  • Southeast were still without power on Monday after Hurricane Michael swept up the East Coast from Florida last week, according to local power companies. In total, Michael caused over 3 million outages from Florida to New York after hitting the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour. The Florida Division of...

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 15- A surcharge levied on German consumers to support renewable power will fall by 5.7 percent next year as funds collected to support green electricity are high and wholesale market prices have risen, network operators said on Monday. The surcharge under the renewable energy act will amount to 6.405 euro cents per kilowatt hour in 2019, down...

  • SHANGHAI, Oct 13- State-run China General Nuclear Power Corp, a leading developer of reactors in the country, said on Saturday a proposed project in Britain was not imperilled by new U.S. rules blocking it from acquiring American technology. On Thursday, amid growing trade tensions, the U.S. Department of Energy said it was tightening controls on exports to China...

  • Oct 12- More than 940,000 homes and businesses on the U.S. East Coast were without power on Friday after Hurricane Michael and its remnants moved from Florida to Virginia, according to local power companies. Some customers in the hardest hit parts of Florida may have to wait weeks for power to be restored, the utilities said. Southern Co's Gulf Power unit said it...

  • Oct 12- More than 1 million homes and businesses on the U.S. East Coast were without power on Friday after Hurricane Michael and its remnants moved from Florida to Virginia, according to local power companies. Some customers in the hardest hit parts of Florida may have to wait weeks for power to be restored, the utilities said. Southern Co's Gulf Power unit said it...

  • Oct 12- More than 1.1 million homes and businesses on the U.S. East Coast were without power on Friday after Hurricane Michael and its remnants marched from Florida to Virginia, according to local power companies. Some customers in the hardest hit parts of Florida may have to wait weeks for power to be restored, the utilities said. Southern Co's Gulf Power unit said...

  • NAIROBI, Oct 12- KenGen's new 165.4- megawatt capacity plant powered by geothermal steam is three quarters complete and on schedule for commissioning next July, Kenya's main electricity producer said on Friday. Geothermal steam, hot underground steam found in the Rift Valley which is used to drive turbines for electricity production, is the second biggest...

  • Southeast were without power on Thursday, according to local power companies, as the remnants of Hurricane Michael headed northeast over North Carolina after battering the Florida Panhandle. That is down from a total of more than 1.2 million customers affected by Michael, as utilities in Florida, Alabama and Georgia restored service while the number of...

  • BRASILIA, Oct 11- Brazil's presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro would tackle chronic energy shortages by expanding nuclear and hydroelectric power in the Amazon despite environmental concerns, the adviser overseeing his infrastructure plans told Reuters. Oswaldo Ferreira, one of several retired generals advising Bolsonaro, said, if he were elected,...

  • President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on nearly $200 billion of Chinese imports and then threatened more levies if China retaliated. China then hit back with tariffs on about $60 billion of U.S. imports. "The United States cannot ignore the national security implications of Chinas efforts to obtain nuclear technology outside of established processes of...

  • Southeast were without power on Thursday, according to local power companies, as the remnants of Hurricane Michael headed northeast over North Carolina after battering the Florida Panhandle. That is down from a total of more than 1.2 million customers affected by Michael, as utilities in Florida, Alabama and Georgia restored service, while the number of...

  • A man was killed when a tree toppled onto his house in Florida and a girl died when debris fell into a home in Georgia, officials said and local media reported. The Category 4 hurricane was the fiercest to hit Florida in 80 years when it came ashore on Wednesday, but its strength waned as it pushed into Georgia. More than 700,000 homes and businesses were without power...