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Jeff 'The Dude' Bridges gets Golden Globe lifetime award

Jan 06 2019

LOS ANGELES Jeff Bridges, the rascally dude of cult classic "The Big Lebowski" and star of "Crazy Heart," was awarded the annual Golden Globe for lifetime achievement on Sunday after a 60-year career on film and television.

Europeans sweep record U.S. offshore wind auction

Dec 14 2018

A U.S. government auction for three wind leases off the coast of Massachusetts ended on Friday with record-setting bids totaling more than $400 million from European energy giants including Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Equinor ASA.

U.S. offshore wind lease bids at $285 million, will continue on Friday

Dec 13 2018

A U.S. government auction for three wind leases off the coast of Massachusetts was on track to blow through a previous sale record on Thursday, with bids standing at combined $285 million after 24 rounds.

U.S. solar takes hit from Trump tariffs but is cheaper than ever: report

Dec 13 2018

U.S. solar installations fell 15 percent in the third quarter as the Trump administration's tariffs on overseas-made panels forced developers to put off large projects, according to a report commissioned by the industry's primary trade group.

Wildfires pose threat to California climate goals, officials say

Nov 30 2018

California’s wildfires could deal a blow to the state’s ambitious climate goals if they inflict too deep a financial wound on utilities, seen as crucial to greening up the grid, according to state officials.

Regulator 'stunned and terrified' after causing PG&E stock surge

Nov 16 2018

The chief of California's top utilities regulator said on Friday he was shocked to learn that reassurances he made to investors about PG&E caused the embattled power utility's stock to surge over 40 percent in a matter of minutes.

PG&E shares surge 40 percent on report regulator wants to avoid bankruptcy from wildfire

Nov 16 2018

SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES PG&E Corp shares soared 40 percent in after-hours trade on Thursday following a report that a regulatory official told investors the agency does not want the utility to go into bankruptcy should it be found responsible for this month's deadly wildfire in northern California. | Video

PG&E shares surge 40 percent on report regulator wants to avoid bankruptcy from wildfire

Nov 16 2018

SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES PG&E Corp shares soared 40 percent in after-hours trade on Thursday following a report that a regulatory official told investors the agency does not want the utility to go into bankruptcy should it be found responsible for this month's deadly wildfire in northern California. | Video

California regulator stunned by impact of his reassurance on PG&E

Nov 16 2018

The chief of California's top utilities regulator said on Friday he was "stunned and terrified" to learn that reassurances he made to investors about PG&E caused the embattled power utility's stock to surge over 40 percent in a matter of minutes.

Tesla slashes prices on home solar systems to spur sales

Nov 15 2018

Tesla Inc has cut prices on its residential solar systems by as much as 25 percent in a bid to lift lagging sales after the company streamlined its sales and marketing organization, a company official told Reuters on Thursday.

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