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Energy

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  • Half time for the economy and you

    In the beginning of the year, I dusted off the crystal ball and made some predictions about 2014. At mid-year, it's time to see how those guesstimates stack up. Economic growth: Who knew that Polar Vortex would put the deep freeze on 2014 economic...
  • 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...
  • PPL spinoff should bring stability to company

    PPL Corp.'s decision this month to spin off its power plants into a new company represents the latest fallout from the natural gas boom that has disrupted the nation's unregulated electric industry. Companies that make electricity hoping to sell it...
  • City Got Worked Over In Secret Rock Cats Deal

    City Got Worked Over In Secret Rock Cats Deal
    The Rock Cats-to-Hartford deal is such a Rabelaisian feast of knavery, greed, deceit and commonplace stupidity that you almost can't use it to teach a specific lesson about government. Because nothing about the process has been worthy or truthful, it's...
  • Why Geothermal Systems Are Heating Up

    Why Geothermal Systems Are Heating Up
    The hardwood floors, abundant light and meticulously crafted built-ins are what you notice first when walking into the Glastonbury home of Paul and Denise Reddington. But it's what's in the basement — and hidden under the lawn and inside the...
  • Ukraine-EU deal alters little, except Vladimir Putin's blood pressure

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is entering into a trade agreement with the European Union on Friday that has already sparked a rebellion, toppled a president and ignited an armed conflict with pro-Russia separatists. Kiev's alignment with the 28-...
  • Event to help low income Baltimore residents get help on energy bills

    Event to help low income Baltimore residents get help on energy bills
    Low income Baltimoreans can get help with their energy bills at a three-day energy assistance event to be hosted by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. The event, called Energy Assistance Week, will be held Tuesday through Thursday at the Morgan State...
  • More investors plan to overweight commodities: Credit Suisse

    (Reuters) - More investors plan to ramp up on commodities over the next 12 months after years of pessimism toward the sector, betting that the Iraq conflict will push oil prices higher while other commodities prices advance in volatile trade, a Credit...
  • Energy boom fuels economic growth in Midwest states

    WASHINGTON While the national business outlook remains tepid, the energy sector is driving fast economic growth in some states. A drilling boom for oil shale and natural gas has spurred prosperity throughout the middle of the United States. Despite...
  • Fund created to help launch green energy businesses in Illinois

    Fund created to help launch green energy businesses in Illinois
    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and the Clean Energy Trust on Wednesday announced the creation of a revolving equity fund that will make $4.6 million available to grow early-stage clean energy businesses in the state.  “Illinois is a national leader in...
  • June 25 Letters: Iraq conflict, business addresses

    America needs to stay completely out of what is developing in the Middle East. Two implacable foes, the Shia and Suni Muslims, or at least those in control of these two sects, are engaged in a widening conflict that will eventually envelope most of the...