As potential legislation, the so-called "Green New Deal" certainly could have had a better launch. But despite a not-quite-ready-for-prime-time roll-out, its key goal of de-carbonization is [...]
Back in October, I urged investors to stick with Southern Company—despite the utility’s struggles building America’s first new nuclear power plant since the 1980s. The company had just reached a [...]
The Green New Deal aims to stave off the ill-effects of global warming by going totally green while also making investments in at-risk communities. It’s doable, say backers, who are pointing to [...]
NextEra Energy has nearly doubled the return on the Dow Jones Utility Average and topped the S&P 500 by 70 percentage points in a decade, while emerging as America’s favorite power company. [...]
The electricity-giant Exelon is ready to step in between you and your car dealer to get you a better deal on a new vehicle, as long as the vehicle is electric.
After a 15-month investigation, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection ruled California’s largest utility PG&E Corp was not responsible for causing the deadly 2017 Tubbs [...]
PG&E Corp will enter bankruptcy by January 29. That’s the gist of a filing California’s largest electric utility made with the US Securities and Exchange Commission this week. But traders [...]
With an increase in U.S. carbon output in 2018 now on record, calls to action are coming from Republicans and companies alike, some of which favor a carbon tax. It is necessary, they say, to meet [...]
The Dow Jones Utility Average has posted positive returns in 35 Octobers and 38 fourth quarters since 1969. This year, it will try to repeat that with the benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield [...]
Southern Company and its partners have reached a deal to keep building two new nuclear reactors at the Vogtle site in Georgia. Investors should stick with the Southern and buy its stock.