September 24, 2014

September 24, 2014

Companies propose $8 bln green energy project for California

Siemens CEO shifts focus to energy

Companies in Bakken fight limits on oil trains

SEC alleges insider trading in coal acquisition

Nuclear energy ruled out for Australia in foreseeable future

Florida nuke plant auctioning $100 mln worth of equipment

Stockpiling coal for winter proves problematic for power plants

Foster Wheeler unit gets W. Va power plant contract

FERC, NY to talk on power cost zone

July 30, 2014

July 30, 2014

Direct Energy buys Astrum Solar to access home market

Exelon’s Constellation business acquiring Integrys energy services

Utica Shale sweetspot still to be found

Marcellus Shale companies look to hire 2K employees this year

EQT’s profit soars

Is nuclear power vanishing as major global resource

Rio Tinto to sell Mozambique coal assets for $50 million

The hidden flaw in Obama’s climate plan

Corbett, coal interests rally before hearings

Utilities spike as coal plants close

FERC pulled into House GOP’s questions about EPA carbon rule

Exelon to buy fuel cell power plant

Communications platform would link electric cars, utilities

July 15, 2014

July 15, 2014

Direct Energy teams with Nest to bring energy savings

Houston electricity retailer launches $63 million IPO

Cyber threats put energy sector on red alert

Marcellus rig count down slightly

Chinese shale holds opportunities for US shale firms

Exelon buys Texas LNG project that will export shale gas

Oil export prospect fuels conference

Westinghouse shakes up prospects for West Coast nuclear power

Miners struggle as China’s appetite for coal eases

Coal plant carbon pollution injects life into old wells

EPA adds second day to hearing on coal burning plants

FERC nomination votes set for tomorrow will not end lingering uncertainty

NRG’s $1 bln bet to show how carbon capture could be feasible

July 2, 2014

July 2, 2014

Direct Energy announces rates for July

UK electricity market likely to be hit by CMA probe

Marcellus and Utica continue to grow

Wyoming sticks by coal

Toshiba and GDF Suez push ahead on British nuclear plant

New suppliers for Georgia nuclear power plant

Where the US got its oil in 2013

Natural gas to attrack bulk of US energy investment

FERC acts to ensure that utility cost-based rates include an adequate return on equity

Renewables to get most of $7.7 trillion power investments

PPL to update meters

Why you sleep electric car owners are guzzling power

June 25, 2014

June 25, 2014

Oil and gas production surges in Utica

PA bill will increase Marcellus Shale drillers’ production reports

US ruling loosens four-decade ban on oil exports

Peak Oil 2: the true believers

Is nuclear power ever coming back?

Nuclear power industry is new hot job market

PA weighs new tax on natural gas drilling

In Wyoming, going deep to draw energy from coal

A million dollar mile getting longer in the US

FERC approves LNG for exports

Electric utilities keep on current consolidation path

June 11, 2014

June 11, 2014

Direct Energy teams with Nest

Wholesale v Retail electricity markets

American Energy Partners buy 75,000 acres of Utica, Marcellus Shale

New EPA rules may give natural gas a boost

9 reasons why oil prices might be headed for a bust

Alternative energy no substitute for clean nuclear

PPL announces merger

Duke: switch from coal not an option at Asheville plant

Planned coal-power closings won’t cut CO2 much

NERC security plans draw industry support

Utilities shift capital spending as distributed generation grows

May 29, 2014

May 29, 2014

PUC chair steps down from energy advocacy group

Direct Energy EVP receives national award

Court ruling on demand response breeds uncertainty

Meadville company benefits from Marcellus Shale boom

Is a Russia-Japan gas pipeline next?

Illinois House panel approve nuclear power resolution

Freeze on renewable energy mandates clears Statehouse

The case for coal

As EPA carbon rules loom, North Dakota clings to coal

Future unclear for Exelon’s QC plant

A failure of due process at FERC

May 15, 2014

May 15, 2014

Nest partners with Direct Energy to offer smart home utility service

Utica Shale players looking further South

Magnum Hunter announces gas discovery in first Utica Shale well on Stalder pad

PA court weights Marcellus gas drilling rules

Oil below $102 after US output hits 28 year high

Ohio manufacturers on both sides of debate over energy efficiency and renewable energy

Direct Energy advocates for retail market improvements for customers in Mass

Commission joins utility, taking FERC to court on power costs

Duke Energy Florida plans to scrap coal power plants, switch to natural gas

Duke plans to spend $1.9 bln on power plants

Houston-based NRG wins right to operate biomass plant

May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014

Siemens chief makes his mark with $1.32 bln energy deal

Senate takes up energy bill amid Keystone squabble

Senate Republicans seek electoral gain on energy bill

MarkWest Energy Partners announces expansion of processing capacity

Man who developed Utica Shale back with new company

Carroll County remains number one for natural gas, oil production

Gap between Canadian, US oil prices narrows

China National Nuclear to raise $2.6 bln in IPO

Dominion considers operating nuclear reactors for 80 years

This could be the best thing to happen to coal companies in years

EPA carbon rules due in June have utilities looking to retire coal plants

Did Obama’s new FERC nominee criminalize energy regulation?

April 25, 2014

April 25, 2014

Magnum Hunter exits Canada to focus on Marcellus, Utica Shale

Utica Shale gas wells in Ohio dismay EQT

Marcellus Shale advocates speak out against severance tax

Major oil, gas firms to list fracking chemicals

Solar power is booming, but will never replace coal

FERC approves NRG, Chevron power plantĀ swap

Grid may not be ready to lose coal

America’s power grid at the limit

Direct Energy launches energy and protection plan bundle in New York

Exelon meets climate goals seven years early

Stakes are high in PPL, union talks

Researchers find advantages in floating nuclear power stations