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Texas grid can handle the heat, operator says

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Texas power plants should be able to meet spring and summer electricity demand, the state’s grid operator said Monday.
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California energy chief calls Jerry Brown’s fuel target a ‘moon shot’

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California has been setting the pace for U.S. policy on climate change and greenhouse gases.
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NRG reports $119 million in fourth quarter profits

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The company, which both generates power and supplies it to retail customers, also saw its net income for 2014 rise to $134 million, up from a $386 million loss in 2013.
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Oklahoma leaders looking for more wind regulations

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Oklahoma rolled out the welcome mat for the wind industry a decade ago with lucrative tax incentives and a lax regulatory environment, but as the number of wind farms has skyrocketed, so too has the concern among landowners.
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CenterPoint officials say they aren’t worried about Houston’s economy

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CenterPoint Energy, the monopoly utility company serving Houston-area electric companies, reported a 55.8 percent increase in profits in the fourth quarter Thursday.
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Dynegy scraps California sales

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On Tuesday, the company reported a net loss of $104 million in the fourth quarter of 2014. It had a $91 million loss during the same period a year ago.
Dynegy CEO Robert Flexon is at the company's commercial desk. (Photo/James Nielsen)

Dynegy reports $104 million loss for fourth quarter

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Dynegy reported a larger fourth-quarter loss than in 2013, but a lower net loss for the full year.
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84th Texas Legislature: Energy Consumer Watchlist

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The 84th session of the Texas Legislature is in full swing, with scores of bills already filed that could end up helping or harming Texas energy consumers.
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Citigroup sets $100 billion funding goal for green projects

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The effort builds on an earlier goal to arrange $50 billion in deals that the bank set for itself in 2007 and achieved in 2013, three years ahead of schedule.
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Calpine generates quarterly profit increase

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Power generator Calpine Corp. reported a $210 million fourth-quarter profit, as it benefited from a decrease in the price of natural gas that fuels its power plants.