Market analysts suggest Dominion Resources' decision last week to withdraw from the retail electricity business may signal a trend where larger companies yield to financial pressures and exit competitive electricity markets, E&E reports.
Dominion Resources Inc. told the Nuclear Regulatory Commission last week that it had removed all nuclear fuel from the reactor at the shuttered Kewaunee Nuclear Plant, the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports.
The Sierra Club and other environmental groups filed comments against the Dominion Cove liquefied natural gas export terminal and called for a FERC environmental impact statement on the plan, StateImpact Pennsylvania reports.
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Hoping to capitalize on a boom in natural gas production, a Virginia-based energy company is submitting a 12,000-page application to federal regulators to build a $3.4 billion plant in southern Maryland to export liquefied natural gas.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Resources Inc. said Monday that it plans to close and decommission its Kewaunee Power Station in Wisconsin after it was unable to find a buyer for the nuclear power plant.
As U.S. energy companies seek government permits to export natural gas to energy-hungry countries, sources tell The Wall Street Journal that the Obama administration is telling Japan and other countries that they will have to wait because of U.S. political sensitivities.
Dominion Resources is suing to challenge a claim by the Sierra Club, which says it has the right to block the company’s plans to export liquefied natural gas from a southern Maryland terminal, The Associated Press reports.
HOUSTON, Texas _ One of the nation’s most influential utility executives excoriated Washington on Thursday for its failure to cut through partisan bickering and create a cohesive national energy strategy, urging President Obama to create a new, highly empowered position inside the White House to take hold of energy policy.
Dominion Resources Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas F. Farrell II said the new position of National Energy Adviser must have the same stature as the national security adviser and chief economic adviser, substantially upgrading the powers, influence and access of the current deputy assistant to the president for energy and climate.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is set to vote on its version of a Ukraine aid measure Wednesday, but inclusion of language on IMF reform could make it difficult to get the House to agree on the bill, The Hill reports.
EPA's inaction so far on carbon limits for major stationary sources beyond power plants, such as refineries, means the agency may not manage to do so under the Obama administration, National Journal reports.
NRG Energy Inc. is expanding in different parts of the country, buying Dominion Resources Inc.'s retail energy business and taking on California-based Edison Mission Energy, the Houston Business Journal reports.
Angry landowners in parts of Pennsylvania are claiming they've been shortchanged on royalties from Chesapeake Energy Corp., fueling a debate in the state over payment deductions, The Wall Street Journal reports.
FuelCell Energy Inc. was the most actively traded stock in U.S. markets Tuesday morning, hitting a multiyear high in intraday trading before closing lower, shares in Plug Power Inc. also finished down, Marketwatch reports.