| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Left-wing advocacy group MoveOn.org recently launched a new effort to oppose innovations that are propelling states like Pennsylvania toward a new abundance of locally produced energy. Not only is this helping to fuel America's manufacturing renaissance,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:05 AM
COVE POINT, Md. The natural gas pipes on Dominion's Cove Point property begin on a pier in the Chesapeake Bay.
They then descend underground and run for more than a mile behind the walls of a dimly lit tunnel for foot-brake bicycles that workers use to...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:56 AM
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and five other New England senators have asked federal energy regulators to review recent increases in natural gas prices that have resulted in higher electricity costs across the region.
In a letter sent Tuesday to heads...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:26 PM
With the United States threatening broad sanctions against the Russian economy, what that would mean for businesses in Connecticut is difficult to tease out.
For the state's largest industrial firm, United Technologies Corp., an old-fashioned trade war...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 9:53 PM
In a Louisiana swamp several miles upriver from the Gulf of Mexico, about 3,000 construction workers are building a massive industrial facility to liquefy natural gas, preparing for a new era when the U.S. will begin exporting energy around the globe....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Matt Kumpar paid $622 for the electricity his auto shop used in January, so he thought the February charge — a whopping $3,192 — was a mistake.
It wasn't. The rate for his electric supply skyrocketed, a shift his provider blamed on...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Higher natural gas prices in New England last year resulted in a steep 55 percent increase in wholesale electricity prices, according to preliminary results from ISO New England, the operator of the region's electric grid and electricity markets.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Maryland Congressman Steny Hoyer has tirelessly promoted his "Make It in America" campaign, an initiative to advance policies to help the country regain its role as a leading global manufacturer. For too long, we have seen American businesses relocate...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:50 PM
DE KALB, Miss. — Looming like a spaceship over pine and sweet-gum forest, the high-tech power plant under construction in rural Kemper County is a $5-billion wager on an energy future that includes coal.
The Kemper plant is scheduled to open...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Federal inspectors found no violations as they delved into the reactor shutdowns in January at Calvert Cliffs in Southern Maryland, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Friday.
An electrical malfunction caused both of the nuclear power plant's reactors...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:19 PM
FuelCell Energy Inc. reported first-quarter earnings Tuesday that just met Wall Street estimates.
The company's stock, as well as that of its peers, advanced strongly Tuesday morning following the previous day's earnings release. But at midday, shares of...