Infrastructure

Kinder Morgan pipeline

New Technology Could End the Debate Over Pipeline Safety

By James Stafford of Oilprice.com Who could have ever imagined that North America would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids? A decade ...
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Did Duke Get Enough in Midwest Asset Sale to Dynegy?

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) and Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN) struck a deal on Friday for coal and natural gas generation in the Midwest. Unfortunately, Dynegy seems to have come ...
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Spark Energy Analysts See End of Quiet Period

Spark Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: SPKE) recently had its initial public offering and the analysts’ ratings have started coming in following the end of the post-IPO quiet period. The offering consisted ...
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Drought Is Causing Level of Western U.S. to Rise

The drought throughout the Western United States, particularly California, may be the worst in a century. Aside from the ruin of crops and possible permanent damage to soil, the dry ...
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Solar rooftop installation

Big Insider Selling Coincides With SolarCity Analyst Downgrade

SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) has had several issues come up of late. Earnings (well, losses) took out about 8% of the value recently with light revenues, but on Tuesday a ...
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Solar rooftop installation

Merrill Lynch Says Solar Demand to Soar Over Next 3 Years

The days of the solar industry being a pipe-dream that only eco-friendly green activists support are long over. When prices of polysilicon, one of the main ingredients used to make ...
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Duke Earnings and Guidance to Reverse or Stop Panic Selling Trend

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) reported its quarterly results Thursday morning, posting a handy increase in its earnings. The summer months were a contributing factor as seasonal utility expenses tend ...
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5 Utility Stocks That May Win From the New EPA Carbon Ruling

Recent rulings on plant emissions of carbon dioxide by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are proving to be a lot more stringent than originally thought. Worse for consumers is that ...
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What to Expect From Duke Earnings

Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK) is set to report its second-quarter earnings Thursday morning. The Thomson Reuters estimates are $0.98 earnings per share and $6.12 billion in revenues. These estimates ...
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oil pipeline

5 Analyst Stock Picks for the Pipeline Construction Energy Boom

Overshadowed in the ongoing debate over the Keystone XL Pipeline is the fact that a surge of pipeline announcements and awards were made in the first half of this year. ...
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Detroit Allows Outsiders to Pay Past Due Water Bills

A Detroit resident with a past due water bill, facing a shut off of H2O, now has a chance for help. Someone other than himself can pay his water bill. ...
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Alternative Energy sources

Yieldco Stocks Are Exploding — the Top Ones to Buy Now

The rise of master limited partnerships (MLPs) as an asset class coincided with investors' desire for stable and growing cash flow. In 2013, there were more than 20 initial public ...
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450 Million Chinese Never Go Online

The People's Republic had 632 million people who could use the Internet in June, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). That is a record, and it makes ...
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Alternative Energy sources

Why American Superconductor Homeland-Exelon Pact Will Bring More to Come (Updated)

American Superconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: AMSC) has seen its share of ups and downs, with more downs than ups. Still, this company has incredible technology in wind and grid tech, and ...
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Verizon Accuses Netflix of Misleading Public

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) has been, according to its management, the champion of an open and free Internet. The cause is self-serving. Without a fast Internet connection for everyone, its ...
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