04/21/14 09:45 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Calpine Corp. said Monday that it has agreed to sell six of its power plants to privately-held LS Power Equity Advisors for $1.57 billion. Houston-based Calpine plans to use the money to pay down debt, acquire other sites or buy back its stock, said CEO Jack Fusco. Two of the...
By Zack Colman | 04/15/14 01:28 PM
A federal court upheld an Environmental Protection Agency rule that limits mercury and other toxic air emissions from power plants Tuesday, delivering a victory for the Obama administration and a blow to industry groups fighting the regulation.
04/09/14 07:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal energy regulators improperly allowed widespread access to a sensitive document that outlined specific locations where the nation's electric grid is vulnerable to physical threats, a government investigator said Wednesday. The document created by the Federal Energy...
By Zack Colman | 04/07/14 12:11 PM
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on Monday attempted to assuage fears about a forthcoming carbon emissions rule for existing power plants, as she said it would contain flexibility for states. "The only thing I really hope when this proposal goes out is that people...
04/03/14 04:00 PM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A recommendation that New Hampshire's largest utility get rid of its power plants and pass the costs to all its ratepayers was met with skepticism this week by an advocate for consumers who worries the region's volatile and pricey energy market makes it a bad time to take...
By Zack Colman | 04/01/14 10:48 AM
Public health and environmental groups say the measure would save billions of dollars in medical costs and help blunt the effects of climate change, which could save money by reducing the intensity of extreme weather events linked to a warming planet.
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