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  • Entergy CEO says Trump leaving Paris accord does not change much

    Jim Cramer sat down with Leo Denault, the chairman and CEO of Entergy, to get his take on the president's climate policy.

  • Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer revealed which company could have Wall Street talking next week.

  • Leo Denault, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Entergy Corporation is featured on Mad Money with Jim Cramer. June 10, 2016.

    Jim Cramer sat down with Leo Denault, the chairman and CEO of Entergy, to get his take on the president's climate policy.

  • NEW YORK, June 22- Institutional investors remain eager to put money to work on renewable energy projects even as U.S. "Five or six years ago, funds weren't specifically targeting renewable investment; today it's a key component of infrastructure investment," said David Giordano, managing director and head of North American, Latin American and Asia Pacific...

  • JOHANNESBURG, June 22- South African state-owned power utility Eskom appointed Johnny Dladla as acting chief executive on Thursday, a stopgap measure after a leadership crisis at the company worsened last week when the chairman abruptly resigned. Dladla, currently CEO of investment arm Eskom Enterprises and with more than two decades' experience at the...

  • June 22- Tropical storm Cindy moved inland near the Louisiana- Texas border on Thursday morning, bringing heavy rainfall and life-threatening conditions over the northern Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. "Life-threatening" flash flooding was possible as the storm could drop three to six inches of rain and as much as 12 inches in some parts of...

  • LOS ANGELES, June 21- Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and General Motors Co have become some of Americas biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving growth in an industry seen as key to helping the United States cut carbon emissions. That's up from just 5 percent in 2013, according to the American Wind Energy Association trade group.

  • ESTORIL, Portugal, June 21- Decommissioning nuclear plants in Europe and North America from 2020 threatens global plans to cut carbon emissions unless governments build new nuclear plants or expand the use of renewables, a top International Energy Agency official said. Nuclear is now the largest low-carbon power source in Europe and the United States, about...

  • LOS ANGELES, June 21- Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and General Motors Co have become some of Americas biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving growth in an industry seen as key to helping the United States cut carbon emissions. That's up from just 5 percent in 2013, according to the American Wind Energy Association trade group.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 21- Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and General Motors Co have become some of Americas biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving growth in an industry seen as key to helping the United States cut carbon emissions. That's up from just 5 percent in 2013, according to the American Wind Energy Association trade group.

  • 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...

  • *SSE chief says Hinkley Point will depend on Flamanville. ESTORIL, Portugal, June 19- The head of one of Britain's top utilities said on Monday that EDF's planned nuclear power station at Hinkley Point is likely to be the only one to go ahead in the UK. EDF is building the same type of European Pressurised Reactor in Flamanville, France as it plans for Hinkley Point, but...

  • PARIS, June 19- Isabelle Kocher, head of the French utility Engie, is pleading with the new French government in favor of the tie-up she wants with Innogy, the renewables and grids arm of German power group RWE, a French media report said. The report in La Lettre de l'Expansion newsletter came after sources familiar with the situation told Reuters in May that the two...

  • *South Korea plans shift towards renewables, natural gas. SEOUL, June 16- South Korea's oldest nuclear reactor, the 40- year-old Kori No. 1, will halt operations at midnight on Sunday, becoming the country's first nuclear plant to close permanently amid plans for a shift towards natural gas and renewables. South Korea is the world's fifth-biggest consumer of...

  • June 15- Natural gas constraints in Southern California could pose a risk to the region's power supply this summer, while New England and Texas could face tight electricity supplies, the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said on Thursday. California state agencies have not allowed SoCalGas, a unit of Sempra Energy, to inject gas into the facility...

  • ANKARA, June 15- Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation won approval from Turkey's energy watchdog on Thursday to go ahead with building its $20 billion Akkuyu nuclear power plant in southern Turkey. Rosatom has sold several nuclear reactors to developing countries under a model by which Russia finances, builds and operates the nuclear plant and sells...

  • The bad news is that 2017 may well see coal output and consumption increase from last year, and as usual with most things coal, it's all about China, which accounts for about half of global consumption. China is also the world's largest producer and importer of the fuel and while the authorities in Beijing have had success in reducing coal's share of the country's...

  • The bad news is that 2017 may well see coal output and consumption increase from last year, and as usual with most things coal, it's all about China, which accounts for about half of global consumption. China is also the world's largest producer and importer of the fuel and while the authorities in Beijing have had success in reducing coal's share of the country's...

  • PARIS, June 15- French state-controlled utility EDF has been notified of a 24- hour strike starting on June 21, the company said on its website, but EDF did not say if the industrial action would cut French electricity output. EDF, which operates France's 58 nuclear reactors which provide more than 75 percent of its electricity needs, did not give any further...

  • MELBOURNE, June 15- Eastern Australia's power grid will be stretched again if fierce heatwaves hit over the next two summers, despite recent government steps to beef up supply, the nation's electricty market operator said on Thursday. The latest outlook from the Australian Energy Market Operator comes three months after it warned that Australia's most...