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  • Were going to make it happen this year, he said, according to Drew Greenblatt, the president of Marlin Steel in Baltimore, who was present. Project lists submitted by the North America's Building Trades Unions and by an outside developer who helped with the transition both contain projects that infrastructure builders call shovel ready. After North America's...

  • A sign on a Starbucks coffee shop informs customers that the facility is closed due to a power cut, in the financial district of San Francisco, California, April 21, 2017.

    The outage affected central and northern parts of the city, according to the city's Department of Emergency Management.

  • Philips Lighting, the world's biggest lighting maker, on Friday reported a 17 percent increase in first-quarter core earnings.

  • NEW YORK, April 19- Measuring how bright China appears at night may help provide an accurate snapshot on the world's second economy, a New York Federal Reserve blog post showed on Wednesday. By including satellite measurements of nighttime light intensity emitted from China, New York Fed economists Hunter Clark and Maxim Pinkovskiy and Columbia University...

  • April 17- A major California utility and General Electric Co on Monday unveiled a first-of-its-kind battery storage system that will enable instant power output from a natural gas peaking plant to accommodate the state's changing electricity needs while decreasing greenhouse gas emissions. Southern California Edison's president, Ron Nichols, said at an...

  • BEIJING, April 12- China's embattled power companies may receive a long-sought reprieve from rising coal prices after the country's state planner ordered miners to increase the share of supplies sold through lower-priced long-term contracts. Prices are surging on falling domestic supply as China's government clamped down on illegal mining and required...

  • SAO PAULO, April 12- When Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez inaugurated a high-voltage cable providing power to neighboring Brazil in 2001, the leftist leader hailed it as a step toward regional integration that would spur development in South America. Flanked by his Brazilian and Cuban counterparts, Chavez used the ceremony in the border town of Santa Elena...

  • MOSCOW, April 12- Russia is struggling to source gas turbines for two new power plants it is building in Crimea, Russian Energy Ministry Alexander Novak said on Wednesday. European Union sanctions bar European individuals and companies from providing energy technology to Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. The Black Sea peninsula has suffered...

  • BEIJING, April 12- China's embattled power companies may receive a long-sought reprieve from rising coal prices after the country's state planner ordered miners to increase the share of supplies sold through lower-priced long-term contracts. Prices are surging on falling domestic supply as China's government clamped down on illegal mining and required...

  • SEOUL, April 12- No matter who is elected as South Korea's new leader next month it is clear that coal and nuclear power generation will likely be scaled back, with most of the candidates laying out plans on Wednesday to address public concerns over pollution and safety. The two leading candidates, liberal front-runner Moon Jae- In and centrist Ahn Cheol- soo, both...

  • LONDON/ DUBAI, April 11- Saudi Arabia and international oil companies have discussed gas venture opportunities inside the kingdom and abroad as part of the top crude-exporting country's drive to diversify investments before the listing of national energy giant Saudi Aramco. Aramco has also looked into investing in gas ventures abroad, including with...

  • SHANGHAI, April 11- China's wind and solar sectors could attract as much as 5.4 trillion yuan in investment between 2016 and 2030 as the country tries to meet its renewable energy targets, according to a research report published on Tuesday. To do that, China would need to raise wind and solar power's share of primary energy consumption to 17 percent by 2030, up...

  • LONDON/ DUBAI, April 11- Saudi Arabia and international oil companies have discussed gas venture opportunities inside the kingdom and abroad as part of the top crude-exporting country's drive to diversify investments before the listing of national energy giant Saudi Aramco. Aramco has also looked into investing in gas ventures abroad, including with...

  • Cramer Remix: This utility should swallow its pride before it gets pounded

    Jim Cramer offered his advice to NextEra Energy for the company to retain its growth status in the utility sector.

  • Jim Cramer on "Mad Money"

    Jim Cramer offered his advice to NextEra Energy for the company to retain its growth status in the utility sector.

  • LONDON, April 7- U.S. coal producers can look forward to an increase in production and jobs during 2017/ 18 as the industry recovers from the depression of 2015/ 16.. Coal production slumped from 1 billion tons in 2014 to just 739 million tons in 2016, according to the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration. The three months between December 2015 and February 2016...

  • JOHANNESBURG, April 9- South Africa's tender for the estimated 1 trillion-rand expansion of its nuclear power plants will begin in June when state utility Eskom requests proposals from companies bidding for the project, City Press newspaper reported on Sunday. South Africa, which has Africa's only nuclear power station, wants nuclear power to play the...

  • LONDON, April 7- U.S. coal producers can look forward to an increase in production and jobs during 2017/ 18 as the industry recovers from the depression of 2015/ 16.. Coal production slumped from 1 billion tons in 2014 to just 739 million tons in 2016, according to the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration. The three months between December 2015 and February 2016...

  • ALGIERS, April 7- Algeria plans to invite bids for construction of three photovoltaic solar power plants with total capacity of about 4,000 megawatts, and several energy and financial firms are already interested, the energy ministry said. The three plants would help meet Algeria's domestic demand for power and allow for exports of power to neighboring...

  • WASHINGTON, April 6- The chief executive of U.S. coal mining company Cloud Peak Energy urged President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday to help shape global climate policies by keeping the United States in the Paris climate accord. The deal, agreed by nearly 200 countries in Paris in 2015, seeks to limit planetary warming by cutting emissions of carbon...