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 »
The Laclede Group Inc. is acquiring Alabama Gas Corp., the natural gas utility business of Energen, for about $1.28 billion in cash. More »
Apple and Facebook won near-perfect grades in a new rating of tech giants’ clean energy friendliness, while Twitter and Amazon failed on almost every measure. More »
Texas has more blackouts than every other state but California according to a new study of power outages that occur nationwide. More »
Energy provider NRG Energy Inc. announced it has acquired a New Jersey-based solar company as part of an effort to help customers interested in generating their own clean power. More »
Americans are cozying up to the idea of solar power, with four-fifths saying they view it positively, according to a survey released Monday. More »
The historic overhaul of Mexico’s energy sector could shift the direction of its nascent wind power industry to the huge market north of the border.
The new West Texas transmission lines helped Lone Star wind power reaching new gusty heights, reaching a record of more than 10,000 megawatts of generation late Wednesday night. More »
The University of Houston has teamed up with two Houston-based energy companies to create a special think tank focused on the needs of electricity companies, the university announced Monday. More »
U.S. energy regulators’ efforts to harden the power grid against snipers and terrorists are fueling a debate over whether they’re diverting resources from other threats, like cyber attacks. More »