Tokyo Electric Power Co. and Chubu Electric Power Co. are in talks on their joint construction of a coal-fired thermal power plant in Ibaraki Prefecture, east of Tokyo, informed sources said Wednesday.
On May 22, 2013, the Board of Directors of Portland General Electric Company (NYSE: POR) declared a quarterly common stock dividend of 27.5 cents per share, up from last quarter's dividend of 27 cents per share.
The Illinois House of Representatives today voted overwhelmingly to overturn Governor Pat Quinn's veto of Senate Bill 9, legislation that accelerates the ability for Ameren Illinois to make improvements to the electric grid and create hundreds of new jobs. The Senate took the same action yesterday.
Rising exports of U.S. coal to Europe and Asia added $16.6 billion to the U.S. economy in 2011, making significant contributions to America's economic recovery and job creation in many industrial sectors as well as in regions far beyond the nation's coalfields.
| May 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Steve Campbell Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Solar Impulse, an experimental, sun-powered airplane attempting a cross-country flight across America, is expected to take off early today from Phoenix for a record-breaking flight to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport.
Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BBB' rating to PPL Capital Funding Inc.'s (PPL Capital Funding) proposed issue of $250 million 1.90% senior notes due 2018, $600 million 3.40% senior notes due 2023 and $300 million 4.70% senior notes due 2043 (together, the senior notes).