The Pacific Gas & Electric debacle is spotlighting a fundamental change in how investments in utility stocks are perceived and priced. They're no longer the safe haven of low volatility, low risk and stable if unremarkable returns, and investors in those stocks will expect to be compensa… Read More

The advent of cooler weather, with possible rain and snow forecast across the West, sent regional energy prices higher at the end of Nov. 14 to Nov. 21 trading. Both power and natural gas prices trended upward as temperatures decreased throughout the week. Read More

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Nov. 19 reported out the nominations of Dan Brouillette to head the Department of Energy and James Danly to fill a FERC vacancy. Meanwhile, the House Energy and Commerce Committee reported out bills authorizing DOE to develop interim nucle… Read More