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  • WASHINGTON, Aug 14- Environmental group the Sierra Club sued the U.S. Energy Department on Monday in hopes of forcing it to reveal the groups it has consulted in conducting an eagerly awaited study on the electricity grid. The Sierra Club, in the suit filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, said the department had ignored a...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 14- Environmental group the Sierra Club sued the U.S. Energy Department on Monday in hopes of forcing it to reveal the groups it has consulted in conducting an eagerly awaited study on the electricity grid. The Sierra Club, in the suit filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, said the department had ignored a...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 14- Environmental group the Sierra Club sued the U.S. Energy Department on Monday in hopes of forcing it to reveal the groups it has consulted in conducting an eagerly awaited study on the electricity grid. The Sierra Club, in the suit filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, said the department had ignored a...

  • WASHINGTON, July 31- A Pennsylvania- based coal company said on Monday it signed its first contract with Ukraine to sell coal that is burned to produce electricity in a deal sped along by the U.S. and Ukrainian governments. Ukraine has sought alternative coal suppliers ahead of the upcoming winter as it struggles to get the fuel from pro- Russia separatist-held...

  • Rick Perry was duped into a fake interview with Russian pranksters

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry was tricked into talking with comedians known in Russia for targeting celebrities and politicians with audacious stunts, according to Reuters.

  • US Energy Secretary Rick Perry duped into fake interview with Russian comedians

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry was tricked into talking with comedians known in Russia for targeting celebrities and politicians with audacious stunts, according to Reuters.

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    During the 22-minute call, Perry, whose department oversees the U.S. nuclear weapons program, discussed a range of topics in a business-like tone.

  • President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia.

    President Trump first told a huge crowd of Boy Scouts at a national jamboree Monday that he didn't want to talk politics. But he couldn't help himself.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • *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...