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Federal Taxes (US) nytimes.com

Power Companies Got a Tax Cut. Will Your Bill Reflect It?

Some utilities say they will pass savings from the tax law to ratepayers. Attorneys general in several states are calling for federal action as well.

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MOVES-Jefferies hires two senior RBC utilities bankers

LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Jefferies has hired Dai Clement and Lorna Shearin from Royal Bank of Canada to develop its investment banking business in power, utilities and infrastructure, two banking sources said on Tuesday.

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Deep Freeze in U.S. Creates Heating Squeeze for Homeowners and Utilities

Heating-oil providers are working overtime and power generators are switching from natural gas to coal and petroleum as bitter temperatures grip much of the country.

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U.S. consumer spending rises more than expected; savings lowest since 2008

WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer spending accelerated in November amid an increase in demand for recreational goods and utilities, but the strong pace of consumption is unlikely to be sustained as savings dropped to their lowest level in more than nine years.

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BRIEF-Chesapeake Utilities Says Unit Filed With FERC Uncontested Settlement Agreement

* CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES - UNIT FILED WITH FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION UNCONTESTED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT ASSOCIATED WITH CURRENT RATE CASE PROCEEDING

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Belgium’s Lavish Energy Use Sheds Light on More Than Just Its Roads

The country keeps two million streetlights on overnight, generating profits for utilities and politicians at a cost for consumers and the environment.

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ING to stop funding utilities which rely too much on coal

LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - ING by the end of 2025 will stop funding any utility company which relies on coal for more than 5 percent of its energy, the Dutch bank said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 2-European shares slip in cyclical-defensive tug of war

* Investors reach for consumer staples, utilities (Adds closing prices)

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UPDATE 1-European shares slip in cyclical-defensive tug of war

* Investors reach for consumer staples, utilities (ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)

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BRIEF-California Water Service says unit filed 2 advice letters with California Public Utilities Commission

* Says ‍on Nov 17, unit filed 2 advice letters with California Public Utilities Commission - SEC filing

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BRIEF-Distinct Infrastructure Group acquires Crown Utilities

* Distinct Infrastructure Group acquires Crown Utilities, increases RBC facility to $50m and closes $10m equity financing

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BRIEF-PSE&G gets deadline extension approval for filing distribution base rate case proceeding

* Says New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved deadline extension for filing PSE&G's distribution base rate case proceeding

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Puerto Rico utility defends decision to postpone mutual aid

(Reuters) - Puerto Rico's electric utility on Tuesday defended its decision not to seek mutual aid from mainland utilities immediately following Hurricane Maria in a contentious hearing with the U.S. Senate's energy and natural resources committee.

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Wall Street ticks up as dividend payers rise, GE slashes payout

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes rose on Monday as a sharp drop in General Electric shares was more than offset by gains in high dividend-paying sectors including consumer staples and utilities.

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Wall Street ticks up; dividend payers rise as GE slashes payout

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes rose on Monday as a sharp drop in General Electric shares was more than offset by gains in high dividend-paying sectors including consumer staples and utilities.

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BRIEF-Georgia Power to continue Vogtle nuclear project construction

* Georgia Power and the other owners of the Vogtle 3 & 4 project (Oglethorpe Power, MEAG Power and Dalton Utilities) on Monday presented their unified recommendation to continue construction of the project to the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC)

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BRIEF-Carribbean Utilities reports Q3 earnings of $0.23 on class A Ordinary shares

* CUC announces third quarter results for the period ended September 30,2017

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BRIEF-Abengoa to sell 25 pct of Atlantica Yield with capital gain of about 96 mln euros

* SAID ON WEDNESDAY IT HAD ENTERED INTO A DEAL WITH ALGONQUIN POWER & UTILITIES CORP FOR THE SALE OF A 25 PERCENT STAKE IN ATLANTICA YIELD (AY)

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UPDATE 2-Puerto Rico calls on U.S. utilities to help restore power

Oct 31 (Reuters) - It took almost six weeks, but Puerto Rico has finally called on U.S. mainland utilities to help restore power after Hurricane Maria knocked out electric service to all of the U.S. territory's 3.4 million residents.

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UPDATE 1-Puerto Rico calls on U.S. utilities to help restore power

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) executive director Ricardo Ramos sent a letter to utility industry trade groups requesting assistance for power restoration crews, a Puerto Rico government official said on Tuesday.

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Puerto Rico calls on U.S. utilities to help restore power

(Reuters) - Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) executive director Ricardo Ramos sent a letter to utility industry trade group American Public Power Association (APPA) requesting assistance for power restoration crews, a Puerto Rico government official said on Tuesday.

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Exclusive: Hedge fund Baupost snaps up claims against Toshiba - sources

(Reuters) - Hedge fund The Baupost Group LLC has acquired the biggest chunk of a $2.2 billion claim that two South Carolina utilities had against Toshiba Corp following the bankruptcy of its nuclear power subsidiary, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Hawaii Public Utilities Commission approves settlement in Hawaii Water Service's Pukalani Rate Case

* Hawaii Public Utilities commission approves settlement in Hawaii Water Service's Pukalani rate case

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BRIEF-Primoris Services Corp announces utilities and distribution award valued at $20 million

* Primoris Services Corp - ‍new Master Service Agreement with a major utility customer with an anticipated value of approximately $20 million​

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REFILE-MOVES-Credit Agricole names MD for power, utilities EMEA team

Sept 29 (Reuters) - Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank said Thomas Ragot was promoted to managing director in its power and utilities EMEA team.

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BRIEF-New Jersey American Water Rate Filing seeks recovery for $868 million in system upgrades

* ‍Filed a petition with New Jersey Board of Public Utilities seeking recovery for $868 million in system upgrades​

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Utilities in U.S. Southeast restore power to nearly half hit by Irma

(Reuters) - Utilities in the U.S. Southeast returned power to almost half of the homes and businesses knocked out by Hurricane Irma, leaving about 4.3 million customers in the dark as of midday Wednesday, in one of the biggest restoration efforts in U.S. history.

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Utilities in U.S. Southeast restore power to nearly half of those hit by Irma

NEW YORK, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Utilities in the U.S. Southeast returned power to almost half of the homes and businesses knocked out by Hurricane Irma, leaving about 4.3 million customers in the dark as of midday Wednesday, in one of the biggest restoration efforts in U.S. history.

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UPDATE 2-Lights still out for 6.1 million U.S. customers after Irma-utilities

NEW YORK, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Some 6.1 million homes and businesses in Florida and nearby states still had no power on Tuesday after the pummeling from Hurricane Irma, as utility companies scrambled to get the lights back on in one of the biggest power restoration efforts in U.S. history.

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Irma knocks out power to about 7.3 million: authorities

(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to about 7.3 million homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast, mostly in Florida, according to state officials and local electric utilities.

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UPDATE 3-Irma knocks out power to about 7.3 million -authorities

Sept 11 (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to about 7.3 million homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast, mostly in Florida, according to state officials and local electric utilities.

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Irma knocks out power to nearly 6.5 million: authorities

(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to about 6.5 million homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast, mostly in Florida, according to state officials and local electric utilities.

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Irma knocks out power to nearly 6 million: authorities

(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to about 5.8 million homes and businesses in Florida, even as the storm weakened as it crept up the state's west coast, according to state officials and local electric utilities.

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Irma knocks out power to nearly four million in Florida: utilities

(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to nearly 4 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday, threatening millions more as it crept up the state's west coast, and full restoration of service could take weeks, local electric utilities said.

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UPDATE 9-Irma knocks out power to nearly 4 million in Florida -utilities

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to nearly 4 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday, threatening millions more as it crept up the state's west coast, and full restoration of service could take weeks, local electric utilities said.

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Irma knocks out power to over three million in Florida: utilities

(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to more than 3 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday, threatening millions more as it crept up the state's west coast, and full restoration of service could take weeks, local electric utilities said.

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UPDATE 8-Irma knocks out power to over 3 million in Florida -utilities

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to more than 3 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday, threatening millions more as it crept up the state's west coast, and full restoration of service could take weeks, local electric utilities said.

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Irma knocks out power to over 3 million in Florida: utilities

(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to more than 3 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday, threatening millions more as it crept up the state's west coast, and full restoration of service could take weeks, local electric utilities said.

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More than 3 million customers without power in Florida after Hurricane Irma

NEW YORK, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to more than 3 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday and threatened millions more as it moved up the state's west coast, local electric utilities said.

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RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-High divi stocks may find favor as market headwinds abound

NEW YORK, Sept 8 (Reuters) - High dividend yield stocks such as telecoms and utilities are looking more tempting as investors become increasingly nervous about the outlook for equities and as U.S. Treasury yields hover near a 10-month low.

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UPDATE 6-Irma knocks out power to over 2 million in Florida -utilities

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to more than 2.6 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday, threatening millions more as it crept up the state's west coast, and full restoration of service could take weeks, local electric utilities said.

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Irma knocks out power to over 2 million in Florida: utilities

(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to more than 2.4 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday, threatening millions more as it crept up the state's west coast, and full restoration of service will take weeks, local electric utilities said.

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UPDATE 4-Irma knocks out power to over 2 million in Florida -utilities

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to more than 2.4 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday, threatening millions more as it crept up the state's west coast, and full restoration of service will take weeks, local electric utilities said.

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Irma knocks out power to about 2 million in Florida, utilities say

(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to about 2 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday and threatened millions more as it crept up the state's west coast, the state's electric utilities said on Sunday, and full restoration of service will take weeks.

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UPDATE 3-Irma knocks out power to about 2 million in Florida, utilities say

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma knocked out power to about 2 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday and threatened millions more as it crept up the state's west coast, the state's electric utilities said on Sunday, and full restoration of service will take weeks.

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High dividend stocks may find favor as market headwinds abound

NEW YORK (Reuters) - High dividend yield stocks such as telecoms and utilities are looking more tempting as investors become increasingly nervous about the outlook for equities and as U.S. Treasury yields hover near a 10-month low.

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Batteries for homes, businesses surged in U.S. in second quarter

(Reuters) - The U.S. energy storage market fell 11 percent in the second quarter as utilities connected fewer large projects to the grid, but batteries deployed in homes and businesses hit a record thanks to state incentives in California and Hawaii and lower prices on the technology.

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Batteries for homes, businesses surged in U.S. in 2nd qtr

Sept 7 (Reuters) - The U.S. energy storage market fell 11 percent in the second quarter as utilities connected fewer large projects to the grid, but batteries deployed in homes and businesses hit a record thanks to state incentives in California and Hawaii and lower prices on the technology.

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Power of love: China's latest arranged match rattles utilities

BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing announced its latest arranged marriage by matching the country's top coal miner with one of its biggest utilities to create a global powerhouse worth $280 billion on China's Valentine's Day.

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Distressed U.S. cities seek to sell water systems: Aqua America CEO

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Official interest in privatizing water utilities in cash-strapped U.S. cities is extremely high, Aqua America Inc's CEO Christopher Franklin told Reuters in an interview on Thursday.

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Distressed U.S. cities seek to sell water systems -Aqua America CEO

NEW YORK, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Official interest in privatizing water utilities in cash-strapped U.S. cities is extremely high, Aqua America Inc's CEO Christopher Franklin told Reuters in an interview on Thursday.

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Solar eclipse's effect on power demand proved a yawn for utilities

HOUSTON, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Monday's solar eclipse had no major impact on electricity demand in affected areas of the United States, according to grid operators and utilities, many of which had lined up alternative power supplies. Customers who left their homes and offices to enjoy the celestial display used less power and cooler temperatures in regions of the total eclipse helped lower demand for air conditioning, executives said. In the end, the eclipse led to fewer calls on power to replace r

Solar Energy nytimes.com

Dutch Utility Bets Its Future on an Unusual Strategy: Selling Less Power

Seeking to adapt to upheaval in the energy market, Eneco is preparing for a future in which utilities provide services rather than kilowatts.

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Partial lead-pipe replacements bring down levels of toxins

Reuters Health - New research clarifies the benefits of having utilities replace municipal lead water-service lines, even when the pipe that enters a home continues to be made of the metal that can impair children’s brain development.

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MOVES-Duff & Phelps hires analyst to cover global utilities

Aug 10 (Reuters) - Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co, an affiliated manager of Virtus Investment Partners Inc appointed Benjamin Bielawski as senior research analyst to cover global utilities.

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BRIEF-General Motors says anticipate to end 2017 at or below last year’s level in U.S.

* General Motors says anticipate to end 2017 at or below last year’s level, with fewer cars and more trucks, crossovers and utilities in mix in U.S.

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Panel beaters: Australia utilities branch out as customers shift to solar

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia's power utilities and grid operators, under threat from the world's fastest take-up of home solar panels, are rushing to come up with ways to stay relevant and protect long-term revenues.

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RPT-UPDATE 3-Utilities ditch reactors that launched US nuclear renaissance

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 31 (Reuters) - South Carolina utilities said on Monday they are abandoning two unfinished reactors that were once hailed as the start of a U.S. nuclear power renaissance before they were dogged by billions of dollars in cost overruns.

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Utilities ditch reactors that launched U.S. nuclear renaissance

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) - Two South Carolina utilities said on Monday they are abandoning two unfinished reactors that were hailed as the start of a U.S. nuclear power renaissance before they were dogged by billions of dollars in cost overruns.

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UPDATE 1-Utilities ditch reactors that launched US nuclear renaissance

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 31 (Reuters) - Two South Carolina utilities said on Monday they are abandoning two unfinished reactors that were hailed as the start of a U.S. nuclear power renaissance before they were dogged by billions of dollars in cost overruns.

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Indian coal utilities seek state funds or tariff hike to cut emissions

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian power companies are seeking billions of dollars of federal funding to retrofit coal-fired plants to cut emissions, saying hefty tariff increases would otherwise be needed to pay for the technology, according to internal documents.

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Financials get European shares off to firm start; payday for Carillion shorts

LONDON, July 10 (Reuters) - European stocks edged higher on Monday, with banks and utilities the strongest sectors, as mergers and acquisitions rumbled on with some broker notes also prompting individual stock moves.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc nytimes.com

Berkshire Hathaway Makes a $9 Billion Bid for Energy Future Holdings

The deal would augment Berkshire Hathaway Energy, whose collection of utilities delivers power to 11.6 million customers across the West and Midwest.

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CORRECTED-Brazilian antitrust watchdog approves Neoenergia, Elektro merger

SAO PAULO, July 5 (Reuters) - Brazilian regulators approved the merger of utilities Neoenergia SA and Elektro Redes SA without restrictions, according to a document published in the official gazette on Tuesday.

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Miners lend support as rate-sensitive stocks drag Europe

* Pharma, utilities a weak spot (Recasts, adds quote and detail, updates prices)

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Miners, UK homebuilders support FTSE, rate-sensitives drag Europe

LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) - European shares fell in early deals on Wednesday, dragged lower by healthcare and utilities stocks, though upbeat results from a British housebuilder and support from mining firms helped limit losses.

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U.S. solar market to fall 16 percent in 2017, report says

June 8 (Reuters) - U.S. solar installations will fall 16 percent this year, according to a forecast released on Thursday, as utilities slow procurement of projects to meet state mandates and residential systems become harder to sell.

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China firms, foreign funds seen as bidders for Eletrobras, Cemig assets

SAO PAULO, June 7 (Reuters) - Chinese power utilities and foreign investment funds are seen as the likely bidders in upcoming asset sales in Brazil's electricity industry, as debt-laden state utilities seek to root out years of political mismanagement and balance sheet overstretching, according to lawyers familiar with the market.

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BRIEF-Minnesota Power to request addition of 250 megawatts of wind power capacity

* In an upcoming filing with Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, co will request addition of 250 megawatts of wind power capacity Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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European stocks supported by banks, utilities before UK election

* UK election, ECB meeting in focus (Adds details, closing prices)

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German utilities set for multi-billion euro windfall after nuclear tax ruling

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's top court on Wednesday declared the country's nuclear fuel tax to be illegal, a major victory for power firms now poised to reclaim about 6.3 billion euros ($7.1 billion) plus interest and ease the strain on their balance sheets.

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BRIEF-Avista expects to confirm 2017 earnings guidance at the utilities one-on-one west coast mini-conference on June 1‍​‍​

* Avista Corp - co expects to confirm earnings guidance for 2017 at the utilities one-on-one west coast mini-conference on june 1‍​‍​ Source text - http://bit.ly/2qCpN3q Further company coverage:

Alternative and Renewable Energy nytimes.com

Coal Country’s Power Plants Are Turning Away From Coal

Corporate demand for electricity from renewable sources to meet clean-energy goals is leading utilities to cut the use of a politically prized fuel.

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Forecast for EU carbon prices in next decade put Paris target in doubt

LONDON (Reuters) - Participants in Europe's carbon market, including utilities, trading houses and banks expect EU carbon prices to be lower than predicted in the next decade, making it less attractive to invest in the technology needed to help hit emissions targets.

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Ahead of Exxon's annual meeting, climate activists gain ground

BOSTON (Reuters) - Shareholder activists focused on climate issues are gaining traction in their push to have large energy companies and utilities take account of the impact rising global temperatures could have on their businesses.

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Swiss voters set to approve energy policy law: TV projection

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss voters were set on Sunday to back the government's plan to provide billions of dollars in subsidies for renewable energy, ban new nuclear plants and help bail out struggling utilities, broadcaster SRG projected.

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BRIEF-Algonquin Power & Utilities announces Q1 earnings per share C$0.07

* Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. announces 2017 first quarter financial results

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BRIEF-Caribbean utilities qtrly operating income $5.4 mln

* Cuc announces first quarter results for the period ended march 31 2017

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Utilities say Westinghouse loan puts their reactor construction at risk

WILMINGTON, Del (Reuters) - The owners of one of the first new U.S. nuclear power plants in decades said the half-finished reactors might not be completed without changes to a proposed $800 million loan to the bankrupt builder, Westinghouse Electric Co LLC.

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Amid business ties, some fund firms eased proxy pressure: study

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Several big fund firms supported challenges on executive pay or climate disclosures less frequently where they had business ties to energy companies and utilities, according to a new study released on Tuesday.

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Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening

WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations, he said it would end America's "war on coal", usher in a new era of energy production and put miners back to work.

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New Jersey Resources, South Jersey Industries hold merger talks-WSJ

April 4 (Reuters) - New Jersey Resources Corp is considering to combine with South Jersey Industries Inc in a deal that would bring together two natural-gas utilities in New Jersey, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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BRIEF-Utilities New Jersey Resources, South Jersey Industries hold merger talks - WSJ

* Utilities New Jersey Resources, South Jersey Industries hold merger talks - WSJ, citing sources Source text: http://on.wsj.com/2nYXqh0

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New EU rules aim to make power cheaper when the sun shines

PARIS (Reuters) - Utilities in the European Union may have to offer more flexible prices from 2020 to encourage consumers to use more electricity when supplies are abundant and cheap, according to proposed new rules, a top EU official said.

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Decades-old green power law is a fresh nuisance to U.S. utilities

March 29 (Reuters) - In the last four years, North Carolina has become the second largest solar market in the United States, behind only California.

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United Utilities sees lower FY revenue on accounting impact of JV

March 28 (Reuters) - Water utility company United Utilities Group Plc said it expected full-year revenue to be slightly lower due to the accounting impact of its Water Plus joint venture.

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Exclusive: Westinghouse's clients gear up for bankruptcy fight - sources

(Reuters) - The U.S. utilities that are clients of Toshiba Corp's nuclear power plant construction subsidiary, Westinghouse Electric Co LLC, have hired advisers to prepare for its potential bankruptcy, according to people familiar with the matter.

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BRIEF-Moody's says potential U.S. tax policy reform could be credit negative for regulated utilities

* Moody's - potential us tax policy reform could be credit negative for regulated utilities Source text (http://bit.ly/2nssHGU) Further company coverage:

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Utility-focused hedge fund Electron Capital hires Melloul from TIAA

BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund Electron Capital Partners, which invests in global utilities and infrastructure companies, has hired Eric Melloul as a partner from financial services company TIAA, a...

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BRIEF-Tepco, two other utilities partner on nuclear safety - Nikkei

* Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings has partnered on nuclear safety with fellow utilities Chubu Electric Power and Hokuriku Electric Power - Nikkei Source text:(http://s.nikkei.com/2lYQWvi) Further company coverage:

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BRIEF-Algonquin Power & Utilities qtrly adj net earnings per share C$0.18

* Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. announces 2016 fourth quarter and year end financial results

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Early surge in coal usage in 2017 may not last

(Reuters) - There are signs utilities are buying more coal this year than last thanks to a late-year surge in natural gas prices, but the black rock still isn't expected to regain its crown from gas as the leading fuel source for power generation.

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BRIEF-Chesapeake Utilities Q4 net income of $0.73 per share

* For Q4 of 2016, company reported net income of $11.9 million, or $0.73 per share

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Resilient Design: A Humble Basement Boiler Gets a Penthouse, Above Flood Level

It’s increasingly common to elevate utilities in new construction. But older buildings like this Lower East Side tenement are also raising them.

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California demand for wind power energizes transmission firms

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A firm controlled by Philip Anschutz, the billionaire entertainment and pro sports magnate, will soon build the largest wind farm in the United States to serve utilities in California, where officials have set ambitious green power goals.

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RPT-INSIGHT-California demand for wind power energizes transmission firms

LOS ANGELES, Feb 15 (Reuters) - A firm controlled by Philip Anschutz, the billionaire entertainment and pro sports magnate, will soon build the largest wind farm in the United States to serve utilities in California, where officials have set ambitious green power goals.

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INSIGHT-California demand for wind power energizes transmission firms

LOS ANGELES, Feb 15 (Reuters) - A firm controlled by Philip Anschutz, the billionaire entertainment and pro sports magnate, will soon build the largest wind farm in the United States to serve utilities in California, where officials have set ambitious green power goals.

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China sustains red-hot commodities imports at near-record pace

BEIJING, Feb 10 (Reuters) - China's red-hot commodities buying continued at a near record pace last month, defying the seasonal holiday slowdown, as utilities, steel mills and oil refiners sought foreign coal, iron ore and crude to replenish lower domestic supplies.

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European power grid spending bonanza fuels smart energy M&A

FRANKFURT, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Europe's top utilities are planning to invest tens of billions of euros over the next three years to catch up with the green energy revolution, driving a flurry of takeovers by tech and engineering firms of niche, smart-energy innovators.

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Japan power trading set to surge again from April -official

* Big utilities free up power from bilateral contracts for JEPX