A new report says the geothermal industry is booming internationally but is stagnant closer to home. More »
Duke’s electricity customers likely would foot nearly all the bill.
The nation’s top energy official noted Monday that fuel heating and cooling homes and businesses in New England is among the costliest in the nation, largely because of infrastructure restraints. More »
As survivors of the blast looked on, attorneys for California’s largest utility entered the plea in federal court in San Francisco to 12 felony violations of federal pipeline safety laws. More »
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials are set to appear in court on Monday to face federal felony charges involving safety violations tied to a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area. More »
Houston power generator Calpine Corp. is selling power plants in the southeastern United States for $1.57 billion, a move is says could help focus its efforts in wholesale power markets in Texas, California and elsewhere, the company said Friday. More »
Microsoft Corp. and the University of Texas at San Antonio entered into a three-year partnership to research and develop sustainable-energy technologies that benefit data centers. More »
The decision not to submit the report could be another step toward bankruptcy.
Rising from the scrub pines of central Mississippi is a $5.2 billion construction project that may determine the future of coal in the age of global warming. More »
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. offered a $250,000 reward Thursday for information leading to an arrest and conviction in a startling attack mounted nearly a year ago on telephone lines and the power grid in Silicon Valley. More »
The state’s electric grid operator has endorsed $590 million in upgrades designed to improve electric reliability in the Houston area. More »
Natural gas continues to eat into coal’s share of U.S. power generation, accounting for more than 50 percent of the nation’s new generating capacity last year, according to a new report from the Energy Information Administration. More »