JOHANNESBURG, March 1- Thousands of coal truck drivers descended on South Africa's capital Pretoria on Wednesday to protest against the country's renewable energy programme, after President Jacob Zuma expressed support for the sector last month. Coal is used to generate the lion's share of South Africa's power supply and job cuts are a particularly thorny...
Richard Lancaster, CEO of CLP Group, talks about the company's renewable energy portfolio in the Indian and Chinese markets.
In an auction conducted by state-controlled Solar Energy Corporation of India for various wind projects totalling 1 gigawatt, five companies separately quoted a tariff of 3.46 rupees per unit to win the projects. "After solar cost reduction below 3 rupees/ unit, wind power cost down to 3.46 rupees/ unit through transparent auction," India's coal, power and...
SAO PAULO, Feb 22- State-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA has alerted Brazil's electricity sector regulator that it would not supply natural gas for a new thermoelectric power plant under construction in the Amazon region. In a letter to regulator Aneel seen by Reuters, Petrobras said it would not sign a contract with state-led power utility Centrais...
Greg Gordon, Evercore ISI, talks about the poor performance in utilities after the election as well as where he sees opportunities in the sector and what to avoid.
A code associated with a broad Russian hacking campaign has been detected on a laptop associated with a Vermont electric utility.
Baird estimates Tesla's new battery storage product is 30 percent more cost efficient than the competition's.
Tesla's new sister company turned a remote Pacific island almost entirely solar-powered, Elon Musk’s SolarCity said in a blog on Tuesday.
Italy's upcoming referendum could catalyze repercussions Europe-wide, according to the chief executive of Italy's biggest utility.
Home Depot slashed its stores' carbon footprint by using Bloom Energy fuel cell servers and it will partner with Southern Company to cut further.
Meralco PowerGen's Aaron Domingo talks about power supply security and renewable energy in the Philippines.
Tom Fanning, Southern Company CEO, discusses the latest efforts to restore power to those affected by Hurricane Matthew.
Southeastern utilities battered by devastating storms a decade ago have spent years fortifying their systems. Now they're getting a big test.
German politicians have accused the US of waging economic war against Germany over the future of Deutsche Bank, its biggest lender, The FT reports.
Ontario has announced it is to "immediately suspend" the second phase of its Large Renewable Procurement process.
NRG Energy has won the auction for bankrupt renewable power plant developer SunEdison's wind and solar projects in Texas and other states.
The blocking of Ausgrid's sale could dampen Chinese investors' enthusiasm for Australian assets, says UTS' James Laurenceson.
Australia on Thursday blocked the sale of the country's biggest electricity network, Ausgrid, to foreign companies, citing national interest grounds.
Pacific Gas & Electric was found guilty of federal charges stemming from a natural gas pipeline explosion in California that killed eight people.
Ken Brown, Columnist at The Wall Street Journal, discusses yield plays in utilities and how investors should look at the sector.