Waste in the Wind, a new group with Tea Party roots, is fighting efforts to restore a wind-production tax credit opponents say distorts energy markets by subsidizing generation that can’t stand on its own. More »
New measures to reduce electricity use could curb growth in Texas’ peak power demand by 40 to 50 percent over the next two decades, eliminating the need to build that capacity and lowering prices for ratepayers, a new report shows. More »
More than half of that amount will be needed to compensate for declining output at mature oil and gas fields, and the remainder on finding new supplies to meet rising demand, the Paris-based agency said in a report Monday More »
President Barack Obama’s proposal to curb U.S. greenhouse gas emissions might improve the chances of completing a global climate treaty but is unlikely to defuse demands by China, India and others for Americans to do more. More »
Apollo Global Management is pumping $700 million into an Oklahoma oil and gas producer bent on snapping up upstream and midstream properties in the Mid-continent U.S., Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. More »
Plaintiffs’ attorneys on Monday called BP’s latest attempt to suspend oil spill payments “buyer’s remorse” for its $9.2 billion settlement and argued the oil company’s claims of fraud are bogus. More »
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