Con Edison taps Evergy’s Kirk Andrews as new CFO

Pavlo Gonchar | SOPA Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Evergy Chief Financial Officer Kirk Andrews will replace Consolidated Edison‘s current CFO Robert Hoglund, who plans to retire on July 8, the companies announced Monday. Andrews has been CFO of the Midwest utility company since 2021. Evergy said Geoffrey Ley, vice president, corporate planning and … Read more

Technical Breakout Stocks: How to trade JSW Infrastructure, Coromandel International & Power Finance Corporation on Thursday

The Indian market closed in the red for the fourth straight session on Wednesday, tracking muted global cues. The S&P BSE Sensex fell over 600 points while the Nifty50 was down 183 points to close at 22,704. Sectorally, buying was seen in utilities, power, healthcare, and telecom stocks while IT, oil & gas and banks … Read more

EPA warns of increasing cyberattacks on water systems, urges utilities to take immediate action

WASHINGTON — Cyberattacks against water utilities across the country are becoming more frequent and more severe, the Environmental Protection Agency warned Monday as it issued an enforcement alert urging water systems to take immediate actions to protect the nation’s drinking water. About 70% of utilities inspected by federal officials over the last year violated standards … Read more

English fishing village told to boil water after a parasite outbreak sickens over 45 people

LONDON — A scenic fishing village in southwestern England was under instructions to boil its tap water for a third day on Friday after a parasite sickened more than 45 people in the latest example of Britain’s troubled water system. Around 16,000 homes and businesses in the Brixham area of Devon were told to boil … Read more

Half-million school buses in US could be an EV powerhouse feeding grid

Zum EV charging station with school buses. Zum The night life of school buses is about to get more interesting. Zum, which provides student transportation including EV buses to 4,000 schools across the country, is partnering with the Oakland Unified School District to start selling power stored in EV batteries back to the California utility … Read more

AI could drive natural gas boom as utilities face surging electric demand

A chimney from the Linden Cogeneration Plant is seen in Linden New Jersey April 22, 2022.  Kena Betancur | View Press | Corbis News | Getty Images Natural gas producers are planning for a significant spike in demand over the next decade, as artificial intelligence drives a surge in electricity consumption that renewables may struggle … Read more

Floating housing for LNG workers rejected by Squamish

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Plans to use a renovated cruise ship to house more than 600 workers as they build a liquefied natural gas facility near Squamish, B.C., have been voted down by the local council. The ship arrived in B.C. waters in January after a 40-day journey from Estonia, where … Read more

Microsoft, Brookfield to develop more than 10.5 gigawatts of renewable energy

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Narayana Nadella speaks at a live Microsoft event in the Manhattan borough of New York City, October 26, 2016. Lucas Jackson | Reuters Microsoft has signed a deal with Brookfield Asset Management to invest more than $10 billion to develop renewable energy capacity to power the growing demand for … Read more

Electricity, gas bills could rise given proposed tax change. Why? – National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 5, 2024 1:36 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Electricity Canada is sounding the alarm over a proposed tax change it warns could see some private utilities saddled with millions in additional income taxes. Michael Powell, its vice-president of government relations, says that … Read more

Wisconsin lawmakers OK bill to tackle forever chemicals pollution, but governor isn’t on board

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin state Assembly passed a bill Thursday that would unlock $125 million to help municipalities and landowners cope with pollution from so-called forever chemicals. But Gov. Tony Evers isn’t on board. The Senate passed the Republican-authored legislation in November. The Assembly followed suit with a 61-35 vote on Thursday, the chamber’s … Read more