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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25 May, 2017, 11:34 ET GE's Power and Grid Business Sees $3 Billion in Former Alstom Projects in Engineering, Construction Phases, an Industrial Info News Alert

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--General Electric's (Fairfield, Connecticut) power and grid business continues to play...


25 May, 2017, 11:05 ET AEP Releases 2017 Corporate Accountability Report

American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) issued its 2017 Corporate Accountability Report today, the 11th annual assessment of AEP's stewardship as a...


25 May, 2017, 11:00 ET IDTechEx Forecasts Multi-Billion Dollar Businesses Being Created Around Energy Independent Vehicles

In their report Energy Independent Electric Vehicles Land, Water, Air 2017-2037, IDTechEx reveals how energy independent electric vehicles (EIV)...


25 May, 2017, 10:37 ET Scientists develop new tool to assess oil spills

Scientists are getting an entirely new perspective of what happens to oil in a spill, thanks to a tool developed by FIU researchers. Little is...


25 May, 2017, 10:32 ET Top Appalachian Producers Take the Stage at the 2017 DUG East Conference

With bigger wells and more pipeline capacity, activity is picking up in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, shining a light on the regions'...


25 May, 2017, 10:28 ET DTE Biomass Acquires Renewable Natural Gas Facilities

DTE Biomass Energy today announced it has acquired two landfill gas-to-energy projects in Texas, purchasing both the operating Fort Bend Power...


25 May, 2017, 10:18 ET Mon Power Project Reroutes Transmission Lines from Decommissioned Willow Island Power Plant in Pleasants County

Mon Power, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiary, is completing a $2.2 million enhancement project that reroutes transmission lines away from a...


25 May, 2017, 10:00 ET USA Pavilion to Showcase America's 'Infinite Energy' at Expo 2017

The USA Pavilion held its official 'send-off' to Expo 2017 Astana, Kazakhstan at an event in Washington, D.C., featuring U.S. and Kazakhstani...


25 May, 2017, 09:33 ET Venture Global LNG Announces Successful Close to Private Funding Round: Aggregate Funding Total Reaches $361 Million

Venture Global LNG, Inc. announces that it has raised additional capital of approximately $81.4 million, in its sixth round of equity investment....


25 May, 2017, 09:00 ET CIMCON Lighting Raises $15 Million

CIMCON Lighting, the leading global provider of intelligent lighting and Smart City technologies, announced today a $15 million Series B funding...


25 May, 2017, 09:00 ET Honeywell Simplifies Smart Grid Management For Three U.S. Utilities

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced it will provide three power providers in the United States with managed smart grid services that offer a...


25 May, 2017, 08:35 ET Application Deadline Approaches for Water Well Projects in 15 Georgia Counties; Water Well Trust Seeks Low Income Households to Qualify for Remaining Grant Monies

The Water Well Trust, the only national nonprofit helping low income Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, announced that it is still...


25 May, 2017, 08:30 ET AIQUEOUS Secures $250,000 in Seed Round Funding

AIQUEOUS LLC, an Austin-based software company pioneering enterprise-class software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications for both water and electric...


25 May, 2017, 08:30 ET Callon Petroleum Company Announces Death of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Fred L. Callon

Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE) announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Fred L. Callon, died suddenly and unexpectedly on...


25 May, 2017, 08:29 ET National Leaders Join American Plasma Energy Group to Bring Revolutionary Plasma Igniter Technology to U.S.

American Plasma Energy Group (APEG) announced today it has officially seated the Advisory Board (see full list below) that will help APEG senior...


25 May, 2017, 08:05 ET Maxwell Announces Participation in the Cowen and Company 45th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXWL) announced today that Dr. Franz Fink, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate on an...


25 May, 2017, 08:05 ET Utility Rebates, Programs Drive Satisfaction - But Few Customers Participate, J.D. Power Finds

Special programs offered by electric utilities—such as rebates on high-efficiency lightbulbs—drive significant increases in utility customer...


25 May, 2017, 08:02 ET M&A appetite hits seven-year high in power and utilities sector

Fifty-nine percent of power and utilities executive respondents expect to actively pursue an acquisition in the next 12 months, according to the...


25 May, 2017, 08:00 ET Direct Energy Offering Reduced Rates for Military Personnel in Honor of Memorial Day

Direct Energy®, one of North America's largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas, and home and business energy-related services,...


25 May, 2017, 08:00 ET NiSource Announces Early Tender Results for Tender Offer

NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) announced today the early tender results as of 5:00 p.m., Eastern time, May 24, 2017 (the "Early Tender Deadline") for the...


25 May, 2017, 07:01 ET Oceaneering Announces 10-Year ROV Vessel Services Contract

Oceaneering International, Inc. ("Oceaneering") (NYSE:OII) announced that one of its subsidiaries, Oceaneering Canada Limited, has entered into an...


25 May, 2017, 07:00 ET Hanwha Q CELLS Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. ("Hanwha Q CELLS" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: HQCL), a global leading photovoltaic manufacturer of high-performance,...


25 May, 2017, 07:00 ET Industry Veterans Join Blackeagle Energy Services as Regional Directors

Blackeagle Energy Services ("Blackeagle"), a leader in the utility and energy construction industries, announced today that Gene Hallman and...


25 May, 2017, 06:45 ET #1 Solar Farm IPP Selling 50% of Its Yearly Solar Power to Corporate America

Corporate America is now flocking to join the Elite RE100 Club of companies that now receive 100% of the energy they consume from Renewable Energy...


25 May, 2017, 06:37 ET Quanta Services Authorizes $300 Million Stock Repurchase Program

Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) announced today that its board of directors has authorized the company to repurchase up to $300 million in shares...