Utilities News releases from a general, all-encompassing perspective on the utilities sector are collected here. Topics cover a variety of information on utility companies, as well as power and energy sources such as electric, wind, solar, gas, water, and oil. Information on technological developments, usage, environmental issues, and innovation are offered in this section, along with corporate earnings reports and trends. Releases in this section are both in English and other languages, as-written.

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15:15 ET Hydro-Québec to contribute to funding research on energy, environmental and climate change issues

BOSTON, MA, Aug. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Hydro-Québec Vice-President of Corporate Affairs and Secretary General CEO Éric Martel...


07:00 ET Sinopec Achieves Operating Profit RMB35.1 Billion in 1H2016

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ("Sinopec" or the "Company") (HKEX: 386; SSE: 600028; NYSE: SNP) today announced its interim results for...


04:05 ET Kenon Provides Updates on IC Power's Cerro del Aguila and Samay I plants

SINGAPORE, Aug. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenon Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KEN; TASE: KEN) ("Kenon") is providing the following updates with respect to...


Aug 27, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 27: Well Being

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: WELL BEING Profile America — Saturday, August 27th. The U.S....


Aug 26, 2016, 22:32 ET Ecopetrol S.A. has been notified of Resolution 53015 of 2016, issued by the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce

Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC) has been notified of Resolution 53015 of 2016, issued by the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce,...


Aug 26, 2016, 18:31 ET Ecopetrol's Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting

Due to the vacancies in the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer of Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC) hereby calls on...


Aug 26, 2016, 18:21 ET Northern Power Systems Provides Update Regarding Filing of Disclosure Documents

 Northern Power Systems Corp. (TSX: NPS), (the "Company" or "Northern Power Systems"), a next generation renewable energy technology company,...


Aug 26, 2016, 17:45 ET Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. Announces Signing Of A Public-Private Partnership Contract For The Rosarito, Mexico Desalination Plant

 Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: "CWCO") ("Consolidated Water" or "the Company"), which develops and operates...


Aug 26, 2016, 10:09 ET PPL to Pay Quarterly Stock Dividend Oct. 3

PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) declared a quarterly common stock dividend on Friday, Aug. 26, of $0.38 per share, payable Oct. 3, 2016, to shareowners...


Aug 26, 2016, 08:30 ET Par Pacific Holdings Announces Launch Of $50 Million Common Stock Rights Offering

 Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PARR) ("Par Pacific" or the "Company") today announced the launch of a registered rights...


Aug 26, 2016, 07:08 ET JinkoSolar Signs USD25 Million Tradeline with Maybank

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced that...


Aug 26, 2016, 07:00 ET Chesapeake Energy Corporation Announces Increase In Size Of Cash Tender Offers For Contingent Convertible Senior Notes

 Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) announced today that, with respect to its offers to purchase for cash (the "Tender Offers") the...


Aug 26, 2016, 07:00 ET Chesapeake Energy Corporation Announces Early Results Of Cash Tender Offers For Non-Convertible Senior Notes

 Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) reported today the results to date of its pending cash tender offers (the "Tender Offers") for the...


Aug 26, 2016, 06:30 ET ReneSola Announces Sale of Solar Project in Japan

ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company") (www.renesola.com) (NYSE: SOL), a leading solar PV project developer and provider of energy-efficient...


Aug 26, 2016, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Supervisor Receives Patriot Award for Supporting Employee's National Guard Reserve Training Needs

A Consumers Energy meter reading supervisor has been recognized by the U.S. Defense Department for her willingness to accommodate an employee and...


Aug 25, 2016, 20:18 ET Water Midstream Partners Announces Expansion in Howard County, Texas

Water Midstream Partners, LLC ("Water Midstream") announces the expansion of its Howard County Saltwater Gathering System to support new horizontal...


Aug 25, 2016, 19:33 ET FPL está siguiendo con cautela a Invest 99L y se está preparando para experimentar condiciones climáticas severas a través de partes de su territorio

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) anunció hoy que, debido a la presente trayectoria proyectada de la onda tropical Invest 99L, la...


Aug 25, 2016, 18:03 ET Albemarle Corporation to present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference on September 13, 2016

 Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today its participation in the upcoming...


Aug 25, 2016, 17:52 ET The Global Market for Thin Films in Energy Applications

This BCC Research report provides an up-to-date analysis of recent developments and current trends in the global market for thin film...


Aug 25, 2016, 17:00 ET Solar Photovoltaic (PV) in Japan, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2016 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) in Japan, Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2016 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends,...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:47 ET Global Bankruptcy Filings by Oil and Gas Companies - Bankruptcy Filings Garner Momentum in 2016

Global Bankruptcy Filings by Oil and Gas Companies - Bankruptcy Filings Garner Momentum in 2016 Summary Globally more than 100 oil and gas...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:30 ET Duke Energy board names former INPO leader Bill Webster as new board member

Duke Energy's board of directors today announced the appointment of former Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) executive vice president...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:30 ET Lucas Energy Enters Into Agreement To Fund Development Of Eagle Ford Shale Assets

Lucas Energy, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LEI) ("Lucas" or the "Company"), an independent oil and gas company with its operations in central Texas, today...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:18 ET Kirby Corporation to Attend 2016 RBC Global Industrials Conference

 Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE:KEX) announced today that management will present at the 2016 RBC Capital Markets Global Industrials...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:14 ET FPL is monitoring Invest 99L and preparing for potential severe weather throughout portions of its service territory

 Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today announced that as a result of the current projected path of tropical wave Invest 99L, the...