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Electricity Production and Distribution

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  • Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, key step toward restarts

    Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, key step toward restarts
    TOKYO (Reuters) - A nuclear plant in southern Japan cleared an initial safety hurdle on Wednesday which could make it the first nuclear facility to restart under tough new safety regulations after the industry was idled by the 2011 Fukushima disaster....
  • Japan nuclear regulator says review of Kansai Elec plant mostly complete

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's nuclear regulator said on Wednesday that its assessment of Kansai Electric Power's Takahama nuclear plant in western Japan was moving along smoothly and was nearly complete on most issues. The Nuclear Regulation Authority gave...
  • Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region

    Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region
    Developers haven't built a new power plant of any significance in Maryland for over a decade — one reason the state imports more electricity than almost any other in the country, racking up extra charges for consumers. But change is coming. Two...
  • FPL is most trusted electric utility, study finds

    Florida Power & Light Co. ranks as the nation's most trusted electric utility, a new study has found. Market researcher Cogent Reports conducted online surveys with 19,000 residential customers of the country's 125 largest utilities to determine the...
  • Puerto Rico pushes plan as it seeks to regain market access

    SAN JUAN Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's top finance officials said on Thursday that the U.S. commonwealth will step up efforts to explain a new restructuring law to investors after a series of ratings downgrades and a rout in the island's bonds...
  • Carbon producers can meet EPA's limits as they have in the past

    Past is prologue, and as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency moves forward with new limits on carbon pollution from the nation's electric power plants, familiar alarms are sounding that the limits will drive up electric bills, threaten the...
  • Power back for most, but outages linger

    Power back for most, but outages linger
    Rick Pazier had to toss all the perfectly good steaks he’d bought for Independence Day due to a three-day power outage in his Midlothian neighborhood after Monday’s violent storms. “It ruined everything I planned to barbecue,”...
  • Pay to electricity consultant expected to soar

    Pay to electricity consultant expected to soar
    A consulting firm that brokered a deal to supply electricity to a number of northwest suburban communities will be paid about 10 times more than the last firm that conducted the negotiations. The increase coincides with a steep rise in electric rates...
  • Orioles continue power surge in win over Rangers

    The Sports Xchange By Jeff Seidel, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: fixes inning in ninth and 14th grafs Orioles continue power surge in win over Rangers BALTIMORE -- There's something about facing the Texas Rangers that seems to bring the Baltimore...
  • Warning, high voltage: scientists solve mysteries of electric fish

    Warning, high voltage: scientists solve mysteries of electric fish
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Here is some truly shocking news: Scientists have discovered the secrets behind electric fish, using genetic studies that revealed how these exotic creatures developed an organ that can unleash a wicked jolt. Researchers on...
  • PPL wants customers to pay for new meters

    PPL Electric Utilities has asked the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission for permission to replace customers' automated electric meters. "Our electric meters are approaching the end of their useful life, and we want to be proactive in replacing them,"...