Moldova signs new energy deal that could ease blackout risk
A senior Moldovan official says the country has struck a deal to renew severed electricity supplies from its breakaway, Moscow-backed region of Transnistria to lower the risk of more massive blackouts amid an acute winter energy crisis
Nevada toad in geothermal power fight gets endangered status
A tiny Nevada toad at the center of a legal battle over a geothermal project has officially been declared an endangered species
Friday's Last Call, Lots of Markets to Talk About
I tried to narrow this piece down to a single topic, but it was no use. There was too much going on Friday.
Utility recommends natural gas plant despite objections
The nation’s largest public utility is recommending replacing an aging coal burning power plant with natural gas, ignoring calls for the Tennessee Valley Authority to speed its transition to renewable energy
Wall Street ends mixed following strong data on wages, jobs
Worries about inflation weighed on Wall Street, leaving major indexes mixed after another bumpy day of trading
Crude Prices Retreat as EU Agrees to a Price Cap on Russian Crude
Jan WTI crude oil (CLF23 ) on Friday closed down -1.24 (-1.53%), and Jan RBOB gasoline (RBF23 ) closed down -6.16 (-2.63%). Crude oil and gasoline prices Friday gave up early gains and closed moderately lower. The action by the European Union (EU) Friday to agree to a price cap...
Nat-Gas Tumbles on Warm U.S. Temps and Delayed Reopening of Freeport Terminal
Jan Nymex natural gas (NGF23 ) on Friday closed down -0.457 (-6.78%). Jan nat-gas Friday tumbled to a 2-week low and settled sharply lower. A shift in U.S. weather forecasts to milder weather that would curb heating demand for nat-gas weighed on prices. Forecaster Atmospheric G2 said much warmer-than-normal temperatures...
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for January delivery fell $1.24 to $79.98 a barrel Friday
Coal-fired plant imploded in New Jersey for battery array
A former coal-fired power plant in New Jersey was imploded Friday, and its owners announced plans for a new $1 billion venture on the site, where batteries will be deployed to store power from clean energy sources including wind and solar