Factbox: US companies brace for Hurricane Ian

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Hurricane Ian is set to make landfall in Florida on Wednesday, pushing residents to empty grocery shelves, board up windows and rush to evacuation shelters. Ian has strengthened into an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm, with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour (250 km per hour), the Miami-based National … Read more

Italy’s antitrust body blocks ERG’s 188 million euro sale of gas, hydro plant to Enel

The new logo of Italy’s biggest utility Enel is seen in Milan, April 17, 2016. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 23 (Reuters) – Italy’s antitrust regulator on Friday blocked the sale of renewable energy group ERG’s (ERG.MI) 188 million-euro ($182.17 million) unit, which housed its gas and … Read more

As Mexico stalls major solar projects, companies turn to smaller workarounds

Workers install solar panels on the roof of the Central de Abastos wholesale market as part of a roof-top solar project run by the local government to become the world’s biggest urban solar farm, in Mexico City, Mexico July 27, 2022.REUTERS/Luis Cortes/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY, Aug … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Brazil, Paraguay to resume talks on Itaipu energy sale conditions

The new Brazilian director of the Itaipu hydroelectric dam Admiral Anatalicio Risden Junior speaks during his inauguration ceremony at the Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, February 22, 2022. REUTERS/Adriano Machado Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAO PAULO, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Brazil and Paraguay will resume negotiations regarding conditions for the … Read more

Berkshire CEO-designate Abel sells stake in energy company he led for $870 million

Gregory Abel, the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Energy and who is designated to succeed Warren Buffett as Berkshire CEO, walks through the crowd at the first in-person annual meeting since 2019 of Berkshire Hathaway Inc in Omaha, Nebraska, US April 29, 2022. REUTERS/Scott Morgan Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 6 … Read more

US power companies face a supply-chain crisis this summer

June 29 (Reuters) – US power companies are facing supply crunches that may hamper their ability to keep the lights on as the nation heads into the heat of summer and the peak hurricane season. Extreme weather events such as storms, wildfires and drought are becoming more common in the United States. Consumer power use … Read more